Burma’s President Thein Sein lined up alongside China’s President Xi Jinping in a show of solidarity with Beijing, just months after tensions peaked on their shared border.
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Asian leaders have gathered in China for a four-day summit aiming to set the economic agenda during what is sure to be a crucial year for Burma.
Regional heavyweights were welcomed to Burma’s new capital on Wednesday in a glittering ceremony for the opening of the 25th ASEAN Summit.
Naypyidaw is getting ready to host the ASEAN foreign ministers’ summit on Friday, where the South China Sea dispute is set to top the agenda.
Defence ministers from members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed on Tuesday to a three-year cooperation workplan, Xinhua News reported. The strengthening of regional military ties will[…]
Burma is among a “core” group of nations still receiving conventional weapons from North Korea, says a 2013 US Department of Defense report to Congress, made public on Wednesday.
Derek Mitchell and Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner in second US visit to Burma in 10 days as engagement steps up a gear
Cruise missiles reportedly deployed to China border as recent signs point to growing regional tension with its neighbours, including Burma
Official Burmese trip to Tokyo set against backdrop of efforts by Japan to reinvigorate bilateral relations in a bid to stem China’s dominance
Two countries will look to build closer ties as India offers tantalising incentives for Burma to lessen it over-arching dependence on China
Delegation from Hanoi seeks support from Naypyidaw over South China Sea oil spat while Burma looks to build ASEAN alliance
Beijing could see its navy gain permanent access to the Indian Ocean if a deal for use to Burma’s Bay of Bengal ports goes through
Accounts from torture victims, US-trained intelligence officers and a bugged anti-drugs officer illuminate the dark and secretive role of the Agency in Burma
US courting of derided Indonesian military outfit to stem China’s growing influence throws its so-called ‘humanitarian’ return to Burma into the spotlight