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Fuel price hikes, scarce rice add to hardship in Myanmar

The economy tanked following a military coup last year and has been further rattled by the junta's attempts to seize foreign exchange

Hong Kong sets up task force on Southeast Asian job scams

In recent months, victims have reported being lured to countries such as Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos

UN envoy calls for end to conflict after meeting Myanmar junta

Some opponents of military rule feared the junta regime would use the visit to promote its own legitimacy

Cardinal Bo warns of escalating crackdown by Myanmar’s military junta

Cardinal Bo said the current situation “is very complex and at the same time very confusing and very unpredictable”

Myanmar junta court jails Suu Kyi for six years for corruption

Suu Kyi, 77, has been detained since the generals toppled her government in a coup on February 1 last year

China’s rare earth mining in Myanmar fuels rights abuses, pollution, says...

Global Witness found that China had outsourced much of its industry across the border to a remote corner of Kachin state

Myanmar’s military junta commits ‘crimes against humanity,’ says new report

The UN report said children in Myanmar have been tortured, conscripted and arbitrarily detained, including as proxies for their parents

Global coalition of religions assures solidarity with people of Myanmar in...

The group lauded the people of Myanmar for their “endurance as a community of believers, devoted to one another”

Philippine women’s group calls for justice for four activists executed in...

The death sentences are the first known judicial executions in Myanmar since 1988, according to Amnesty International

ASEAN ministers urge restraint after US House Speaker Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

"We hope that all sides will try their best to deescalate the tension"

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