Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction said the Goke Twin Bridge—central to domestic travel and international trade networks—is being replaced by a double-lane Baily bridge.
The Chinese ambassador to Myanmar’s recent visit to Kyaukphyu missed a chance to meet with local stakeholders seeking safeguards for their future livelihoods.
In the Naypyitaw Hotel Zone, in Myanmar’s sleepy administrative capital, ‘doing fine’ generally means incurring only small annual losses, hoteliers say.
With foreign companies receiving the green light to partner with local insurers, Japanese firms are taking the lead in growing Myanmar’s insurance market.
U Hla Swe, former Tatmadaw lieutenant-colonel and USDP representative in Myanmar's Upper House, has been charged with sedition.
In Myanmar, where over half of all mothers breastfeed for the recommended first six months, private-sector workers are entitled to just 14 weeks of maternity leave.
Indigenous knowledge may help predict flood risks ahead of time, saving lives in cities across the world as climate change and population growth put more at risk.
About 10-15 percent of land held by Cambodian farmers has been lost due to failure to repay microloans, according to one expert.
The former Lower House speaker and ex-general said lawmakers must work with the Tatmadaw to overcome the current constitutional crisis.
Beijing-backed Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam addressed media for the first time in two weeks Monday, saying the city is nearing an "extremely dangerous situation."
Locals claim the Myanmar military fired unprovoked shots at civilians in Maha Muni and Thayet Tabin villages, in Rakhine’s Kyauktaw Township.
The arrests followed the seizure of weapons and a suspected petrol bombs, police said. Civil servants and medical workers are expected to join protests this weekend.
After the meeting with ASEAN leaders, Pompeo spoke out against Chinese "coercion" in the South China Sea and the ongoing plight of the Rohingya.
The sales numbers are the first to come out since the Chinese telecom giant was placed on Washington’s so-called entity list in May.
The latest clash in the global flashpoint of the South China Sea comes as Vietnamese and Chinese ships engage in a weeks-old standoff near an offshore oil block.