Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has captured his 8th Australian Open title, coming back to defeat Austrian Dominic Thiem in five sets, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in Melbourne Sunday.…Read more
CLARK, PHILIPPINES – An approaching typhoon is threatening to complicate the hosting by the Philippines of the largest biennial games in Southeast Asia, already marred by logistical foul-ups that the …Read more
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer’s 2022 World Cup.
The Korean neighbors will play each other …Read more
Myanmar and its neighbor Bangladesh have traded blame over stalled efforts to repatriate some 740,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal 2017 Myanmar military campaign that drove them from …Read more
A U.S. citizen and two Myanmar nationals detained last week for growing prohibited cannabis plants in central Myanmar were granted permission from the Mandalay regional government to grow only fiber …Read more
BANGKOK Thai voters head to the polls Sunday for the first time in nearly five years, and analysts say the results could have an impact on democracy throughout Southeast Asia.…Read more
Seven civilians in Myanmar’s Rakhine state were killed by artillery fire Friday during what the government claims was a battle between Myanmar’s military and the rebel Arakan Army (AA) at …Read more
YANGON, U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar Scot Marciel and USAID Mission Director Teresa McGhie hosted an event celebrating women’s contributions to peace in Myanmar through the presentation of the Women Contributing …Read more
Bangladesh has told the United Nations Security Council that it cannot take in any more Rohingya refugees.
Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque told the body Thursday: “I regret to inform the …Read more
YANGON, Myanmar, Myanmar attracted over 3.55 million foreign visitors in the whole of 2018, according to the figures from the Hotel and Tourism Ministry on Saturday (today).
During the period, …Read more
KUCHING: Sarawak is currently working out the details regarding the proposal for it to set up its own airline company.
According to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, …Read more
YANGON, Myanmar, Myanmar forest authorities have seized 63 tonnes of illegally harvested timbers, from a forest reserve in southern Bago region, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported, Sunday, …Read more
Myanmar’s military on Friday warned ethnic armed groups to end hostilities in five of its command regions around the country and to stop attempts to expand their territory during the …Read more
The Myanmar military has killed 13 Arakan Army soldiers in counterstrikes amid ongoing clashes in restive northern Rakhine state, while in the capital Naypyidaw State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi …Read more
Myanmar’s deputy commerce minister met China’s ambassador to the country on Monday in Naypyidaw to discuss the reopening of the busy border crossing at Muse in northern Shan state for …Read more