Rohingya

Suu Kyi to investors: Pour money into crisis-hit Rakhine state

Myanmar leader tells investors to stop focussing on 'negative aspects' in Rakhine from where 750,000 Rohingya have fled.

Suu Kyi to investors: Pour money into crisis-hit Rakhine state

Myanmar

Remembering Ko Ni, Myanmar's slain lawyer

Prominent lawyer working on plans to amend Myanmar's army-drafted constitution was shot dead at Yangon airport in 2017.

Remembering Ko Ni, Myanmar's slain lawyer

Myanmar

Myanmar police use rubber bullets to break up protest

Karenni people hold protest at statue of national hero Aung San over lack of progress on ethnic minority peace deal.

Myanmar police use rubber bullets to break up protest

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

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

Myanmar

Myanmar army to launch 'crackdown' on Rakhine rebels

Government orders military to launch operations against Buddhist rebels after deadly attack last week.

Myanmar army to launch 'crackdown' on Rakhine rebels

Asia Pacific

Singapore summit: US-China trade war dominates talks

Will US Vice President Mike Pence and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meet to discuss the trade dispute?

Aung San Suu Kyi

US scolds Myanmar's Suu Kyi over Rohingya violence

US Vice President Mike Pence joins chorus of criticism over Nobel laureate's indifference to plight of Muslim minority.

Mike Pence tells Aung San Suu Kyi Rohingya violence inexcusable

Myanmar

Myanmar arrests three journalists over newspaper report

The arrests came after Eleven Media published an article about a scheme run by Suu Kyi confidant Phyo Min Thein.

Myanmar arrests three journalists over article on Suu Kyi protege

Rohingya

Canada revokes Myanmar leader's honorary citizenship

Aung San Suu Kyi becomes the first person to have her honorary Canadian citizenship revoked over Rohingya 'genocide'.

Canada revokes Myanmar leader's honorary citizenship

Canada

Canada strips Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

Canadian MPs vote unanimously to revoke symbolic honour from Myanmar leader over her handling of Rohingya crisis.

Canada strips Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

Aung San Suu Kyi

'Shame on Myanmar': Rally for jailed Reuters reporters

Scores call for Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo's release in Yangon as reporters across globe voice solidarity on social media.

Protests grow over jailing of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

Myanmar

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi defends journalists' imprisonment

Imprisonment not linked to freedom of press as reporters broke Official Secrets Act, says Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi defends journalists' imprisonment