Archbishop Desmond Tutu meets fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar as well as meeting dissidents imprisoned by the former junta.
It was a literary festival with a difference. For a start, even some of the star names on the bill were a mystery to many in the audience. Secondly, some of the authors were clearly still worried about their worked being censored. Thirdly, it was in Myanmar which has never really witnessed such a festival before.
Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi says she is still "very fond" of her country's army, founded by her father, though it had done "terrible" things in the past and kept her under house arrest for 15 years.
For freedom Rebels cling onto last stronghold amid Burmese army’s deadly barrage as campaign for autonomy reaches decisive stage.
The Myanmar military will observe a ceasefire in its fight with ethnic Kachin rebels with effect from Saturday, state television reported, but rebels would not immediately commit to uphold the truce.
Myanmar pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi today defended her party's controversial decision to accept donations from businessmen close to the former junta for its education fund.
With its glossy pages of pouting models and racy romance tips, Myanmar's first sex education magazine has got the usually demure nation hot under the collar as it cashes in on new-found cultural freedom.
A hand-knit woolen sweater made by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has sold at an auction in Myanmar for almost $50,000.
A Myanmar plane carrying 65 passengers including foreign tourists crash-landed in eastern Shan state on Tuesday, leaving two people dead and 11 others injured, the airline and officials said.
President Barack Obama urged Myanmar today to hasten its "remarkable" reforms on a historic visit during which he was feted by huge crowds and met Aung San Suu Kyi at the home where she was long locked up.
Officially at least, America still calls this Southeast Asian nation Burma, the favored appellation of dissidents and activists-in-exile who opposed the former junta's move to summarily change its name 23 years ago.
US President Barack Obama used a historic speech in Myanmar today to urge an end to sectarian unrest in the western state of Rakhine, saying there was "no excuse for violence against innocent people".
Launching a landmark visit to long shunned Myanmar, US President Barack Obama said he comes to "extend the hand of friendship" to a nation moving from persecution to peace. But the praise and personal attention come with an admonition from Obama: The work of ensuring and protecting freedoms has just begun.
The United States eased import restrictions on goods from Myanmar for the first time in nearly a decade, a day ahead of President Barack Obama's historic trip to the country.
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday on a visit to India after a gap of nearly four decades as part of New Delhi's ongoing engagement with democratic and multi-party polity in that country.