It's one of the deadliest days for US forces since the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan
More than 42 vessels have reached Australian waters over the past year, most carrying Afghans, Sri Lankans and Iraqis
Near-simultaneous attacks hit near the heavily-guarded Green zone and appeared to target a provincial government building and the Ministry of Justice
Manouchehr Mottaki Monday reportedly said Tehran may agree to ship some of its own uranium abroad for enriching, or it may choose to buy enriched uranium
Serb leader Radovan Karadzic fails to appear before court for opening of his trial on 11 counts of crimes against humanity, genocide
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic fails to appear for the opening of his trial on genocide and war crimes charges.
At least 14 Americans are killed and more injured in a series of helicopter crashes in Afghanistan, military officials say.
The trial of a man accused of murdering a pregnant Egyptian woman inside a German courtroom opens in Dresden.
|By SOE LWIN|
|With insufficient work in the cyclone-devastated fishing and agricultural sectors, day laborers in the Irrawaddy delta are falling into the debt trap.|
|By AUNG ZAW|
|Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s preposterous comparison of former Thai Premier Thaksin and Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi illustrates the quality of leadership within Asean.|
Thaksin's Asean Comedy Act
|By SAW YAN NAING|
| The Burmese junta may have reached a conditional agreement with the UWSA over the border guard issue. |
|By LAWI WENG|
| At least 10 bombs damage businesses in Laogai that are controlled by the Kokang militia put into power by the Burmese military government. |
|By MARWAAN MACAN-MARKAR|
| Rice, the staple dish across Southeast Asia, has emerged as an apt symbol of the region’s commitment—or lack of it—to unveiling a free trade area for its 10 members when the New Year dawns. |
|By KYI WAI|
|Dangerous chemicals and contaminated waste water pour into the rivers around Rangoon, posing a health hazard to humans and wildlife.|
a Oil and Gas Pipelines Projects!
| US citizen begins trial in Burma |
Oct 26, 2009 (DVB)–The Burmese-born US citizen currently detained in a Rangoon prison has appeared in court on charges of fraud after allegedly using false identification to enter the country. - more
| Burma could ‘relax’ Suu Kyi’s detention|
Oct 26, 2009 (DVB)–Burma’s military leaders could ease the conditions of Aung San Suu Kyi’s detention if she upholds “a good attitude”, the Burmese prime minister was quoted as saying. - more
| Suu Kyi marks 14 years in detention|
Oct 26, 2009 (DVB)–A senior Burmese opposition politician lamented an “unspeakable loss” for the people of Burma as opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday marked 14 years in detention. - more
| Ten explosions hit Kokang capital|
Oct 26, 2009 (DVB)–More than 10 simultaneous blasts hit Burma’s northeastern Shan state last week, the site of heavy fighting earlier this year between government troops and an ethnic army. - more
Keen to strike a balance between the government and the opposition, the Charge d’Affairs of the US embassy in Rangoon Larry M. Dinger last week met Burmese junta’s Minister...... The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) will expand its operations in Burma, christening three new drilling wells off the gulf of Martaban, according to an informed...
Leaders of Southeast Asian nations on Friday inaugurated a new regional human rights body as they kicked off the meeting at the 15th ASEAN summit in Hua Hin,...
A special court in Rangoon’s notorious Insein prison on Friday heard two prosecution witnesses in the trial of Burmese born American Kyaw Zaw Lwin (a.k.a) Nyi Nyi Aung. Kyi Win,......
Member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have rejected a proposed meeting with five civil society representatives, including a Burmese delegate,...
A United Nations human rights expert on Thursday announced he will make another visit to military-ruled Burma, whose human rights situation remains “alarming”. Tomás Ojea Quintana,...