A "DRAMATIC" drop in opium cultivation in Myanmar underscored a regional boom in demand for illegal synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine, which many Asian countries are struggling to...

A WHOLLY-OWNED subsidiary of Singapore-listed Soilbuild Construction Group has been awarded a contract worth US$3.9 million for construction works in Myanmar.

[YANGON] Myanmar's army chief Min Aung Hlaing said he told Pope Francis his country had "no religious discrimination" after the pair met late Monday, in a papal visit framed by the...

FIRST, there was beer and paddleboard yoga. Then someone added goats to the mix. Now fitness buffs in Myanmar are taking the latest body-bending trend to whole new heights - pulling off yoga poses on...

[GENEVA] Bangladesh border guards reported more than 11,000 Rohingya refugees crossing into their country from Myanmar on Monday, in a sudden surge, the United Nations refugee agency said.

SILKAIR will be taking over flights to Yangon, Myanmar, that are currently operated five times a week by the Singapore Airlines (SIA) group's budget arm Scoot, from Oct 29...

[LONDON] Britain's Prince Charles will tour South-east Asia and India later this month, but the heir to the throne will not visit Myanmar, after a spate of violence and allegations that...

[DHAKA] Myanmar has proposed taking back the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled to Bangladesh in recent weeks, the Bangladeshi foreign minister said after talks Monday with a senior...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] France, Britain, the United States and four other countries have asked the UN Security Council to meet next week to discuss the ongoing violence in Myanmar, according...

[SITTWE, Myanmar]An attack on an aid shipment in Myanmar's violence-wracked Rakhine state and a deadly Red Cross truck crash in Bangladesh on Thursday hampered desperately needed relief efforts...