A US official said the meeting would be an opportunity to talk about the Trump administration's Indo-Pacific strategy and a vision for an "open, transparent, rules-based region."
U Soe Thein urges gov’t to continue U Thein Sein administration’s plan to join Open Government Partnership
Former political prisoner calls for recognition and reparations for those jailed for their involvement in the '88 protests.
The extradition request comes almost a year after Yingluck fled to London.
U Win Myint warned local authorities in Yangon and Bago regions not to drag out high-profile legal cases or commit to any projects the union government has yet to approve.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that Sunday's vote "failed to represent the will of the Cambodian people."
The Irrawaddy discusses potholed roads, chief ministers and General Aung San statues in this week’s Dateline Irrawaddy.
U Kyaw Myo Shwe was sentenced to 18 months in prison for incitement after participating in nationalist protests last year.
Ethnic Karenni youth activists say they will halt their protests considering the possible divide between locals over the statue of the late independence hero.
Thousands of police officers wearing flak jackets and armed with automatic rifles gathered in a display meant to discourage street protests during the election.
Burmese comedians’ political satire reveals how the people think and how their rulers live in fear.
State chief ministers have no such authority, Tatmadaw reminds L Phaung Sho.
The Sittwe Election Commission dismissed a complaint from the ANP against a rival party candidate who recently switched sides. The ANP said it would appeal.
After unsuccessful meetings, state gov’t withdraws from leading role in building statue; local organizations will form new committee.
A once-thriving opposition has been silenced and pushed underground by long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen and his allies ahead of a general election set for July 29.