Myanmar

Myanmar forces violating human rights in Rakhine unrest: Amnesty

Amnesty says military shelling villages, limiting access to food and keeping humanitarian groups out.

Myanmar forces violating human rights in Rakhine unrest: Amnesty

Rohingya

Rohingya activists demand action against Myanmar at NYC summit

A two-day international conference is urging collective and decisive action against Myanmar.

Rohingya activists demand action against Myanmar at NYC summit

Myanmar

Myanmar villagers flee to Bangladesh amid Rakhine violence

Fighting between Myanmar's military and the Arakan Army has displaced more than 5,000 people since December.

Myanmar villagers flee to Bangladesh amid Rakhine violence

Malaysia

Facing Myanmar return, Chin watch unrest with alarm

Ethnic Chin people were told last year it was safe to return but experts say situation in Myanmar is too volatile.

UN urged to suspend Myanmar return plan for Chin amid unrest

Business & Economy

Fed up with flight delays in Asia? Blame the airports

Growth in the number of airports in Southeast Asia has failed to keep up with a surge in demand by passengers.

Fed up with flight delays in Asia? Blame the airports

Asia Pacific

Myanmar court hears arguments in Muslim lawyer's murder case

Ko Ni, an expert in constitutional law and adviser to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, was shot dead in February 2017.

Myanmar court hears arguments in Muslim lawyer's murder case

Asia Pacific

Myanmar using 'oppressive laws' against peaceful critics: HRW

Rights group says freedom of expression deteriorating since Aung San Suu Kyi's government took office in 2016.

Myanmar using 'oppressive laws' against peaceful critics: HRW

Asia Pacific

Myanmar rebel groups consider alliance against government

The oldest and one of the largest rebel armies in Myanmar wants to unite with neighbouring groups to fight government.

Myanmar

Peace park shelters Karen hopes to preserve way of life

Salween Peace Park combines self-determination with environmental protection, but central government has yet to sign up.

Karen minority urges 'respect' in Myanmar peace park initiative

Asia Pacific

Myanmar: 'No political prisoners' but dozens still behind bars

Activists decry government failure to recognise political detainees and its usage of repressive laws against critics.

Myanmar: 'No political prisoners' but dozens still behind bars

Asia

Prosecute Myanmar army chief for Rohingya 'genocide': UN envoy

UN rights envoy Yanghee Lee says holding perpetrators to account for crimes is necessary before refugees could return.

Prosecute Myanmar army chief for Rohingya 'genocide': UN envoy

Asia

The Hindu Rohingya who want to return to Myanmar

Hindu Rohingya who sought refuge in Bangladesh want to return to their Myanmar homes.

Business & Economy

EU slaps duties on Cambodia, Myanmar rice exports

Bloc says big increase in imports of Indica rice from two countries caused financial damage to European producers.

Myanmar

Wives of Reuters reporters shocked over Myanmar verdict

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists, upholding seven-year sentence for investigating killings.

Myanmar: Wives of Reuters journalists devastated by verdict

Myanmar

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

Ruling decried as 'another injustice' against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were investigating 2017 killings of Rohingya.

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists