The research, published on Wednesday by conservation group Save the Elephants, comes a day before China closes the last of its legal ivory factories.
Yanghee Lee says authorities may be using bureaucratic means to expel Muslim minority from northern Arakan State.
World Bank says overall outlook is positive, but barriers and risks to growth remain.
Pending resettlement cases and those who applied for family reunification will be impacted by President Donald Trump’s executive order.
The rallies in protest of Donald Trump’s proposed policies also highlighted issues about the power dynamics between white and minority women.
Hundreds of protestors clash with police as Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.
Ban Ki Moon’s successor as UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has yet to name a replacement for Vijay Nambiar.
Door-to-door medication campaign to eradicate the disease will target 30 million people and cost 193 million kyats.
At least 25 are killed and dozens trapped under rubble following magnitude 6.4 earthquake in the northern Indonesian province.
The chain connecting some of the world’s best-known brands with a mine in one the most inaccessible corners of Southeast Asia has many links.
Comments on Arakan State made in BBC coverage by UN refugee agency personnel spark complaints of misinformation.
Anti-terror squad arrests two men allegedly planning to attack prominent places in Jakarta, including the Burmese Embassy.
Sources say Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is ‘upset’ over a meeting of top-level Western diplomats in Naypyidaw.
High-profile leader of nationalist Buddhist organization suggests cooperating with nationalist groups in the US.
Countries in the Greater Mekong region including Vietnam have failed to close their illegal wildlife markets says WWF.