A senior US diplomat commended Burma at the 2015 address on US policy priorities for East Asia and the Pacific on 4 February, while discussing reforms in North Korea.
DVB Interview International’s Alex Bookbinder sits down with Burma chief Abdoulaye Seck, to discuss how the World Bank has progressed since its 2012 reengagement with the Burmese government.
A video appears to show riot police firing at fleeing villagers at Monday’s protest in Latpadaung where one woman killed and several others injured.
The women’s football team still have the momentum from the 2014 SEA games as they prepare for the Olympics in Brazil.
Settlers have returned to the Irrawaddy River-bank after local authorities evicted over 400 families before King Harald and Queen Sonya of Norway sailed the Mandalay stretch of the river.
The family of a man who died from a brain haemorrhage mid-October have filed a complaint to the Myanmar Human Rights Commission, claiming he had been beaten by police a week earlier.
Police and military line the streets of Burma’s capital, ahead of the East Asia Summit.