Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a new broadside against the United States as he leaves for an official visit to fellow US ally Japan.
Burma today discharged 53 underage recruits from its armed forces, but several observers urged a more concrete approach and an end to the practise.
Clean up from the devastating landslide in Hpakent is underway. Rescue workers had recovered 113 bodies by Monday 5pm (local time).
Fresh fighting has broken out between government forces and rebel groups in Burma’s northern Kachin State. Many children have been unable to attend school.
Burma is facing complete forest degradation unless it can clean up the crony economy.
Burma’s minority voters may find relief in the NLD’s election success.