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U.S. condemns 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya in Myanmar

Nov 22, 2017 - 10:26 PM

The latest comments of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are the strongest condemnation yet by the United States of the Myanmar military's crackdown against the Rohingya

Myanmar MMA sensation 'Burmese Python' returns from 12-year absence

Jan 07, 2016 - 8:49 PM

Aung La N Sang who left Myanmar during junta rule will return to action with ONE Championship in March

ONE COMEBACK. Aung La N Sang returned from more than a decade in the United States and instantly reinvigorated MMA in Myanmar. Photo from Sang's website

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to make first China trip

Jun 05, 2015 - 10:20 PM

Suu Kyi s opposition party is set to contest elections in November which the US has backed as a key stepping stone towards democracy

epa04679341 Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) talks to media representatives as she leaves after Myanmar's Union Parliament regular assembly in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 26 March 2015. The Myanmar Union Parliament (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw in Burmese) is made up of two houses, House of Nationalities and the House of Representatives, in which 166 military representatives take 25 percents among the total of 664 seats. EPA/LYNN BO BO

Myanmar army deepens offensive on ethnic rebels near China border

Feb 20, 2015 - 9:20 PM

The conflict renews doubts over government attempts to forge nationwide ceasefire in a country peppered with bitter ethnic insurgencies

Tens of thousands flee Myanmar conflict as aid curbed

Feb 18, 2015 - 9:53 PM

There is no official civilian death toll

Singapore downplays report on Filipino 'budget' maids

Jul 03, 2014 - 3:49 PM

The Philippines however suspends the accreditation of one of the two Singaporean companies allegedly offering Filipino maids like commodities

'LIKE COMMODITIES.' In Singapore, a number of agencies offer maids at discounted rates, according to an Al Jazeera report. Screen grab from www.aljazeera.com

Philippines to probe 'budget' maids in Singapore

Jun 30, 2014 - 5:22 PM

Singaporean agencies reportedly treat Filipino domestic workers like commodities offered at super promo rates in malls

Ready for python pizza? Florida diners get a taste

Feb 02, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Python meat tastes like chicken but chewier

EVERGLADES PIZZA. The pie has python meat, alligator sausage, and frogs legs. Photo by Guillaume Meyer/Agence France-Presse

Forward, back goes Myanmar transition

Sep 08, 2013 - 11:16 PM

The controversy over a media bill in Myanmar reflects the country s unfinished democratic transition

Oil spill reaches La Union surf beaches

Feb 25, 2013 - 4:28 PM

Surfer clubs are cleaning up the beaches while the oil spill moves closer to Ilocos Sur

OIL SPILL. The oil spill comes from a Panama-flagged cargo ship that sank on February 17 off Pangasinan. Graphic by Teddy Pavon

Burmese cats cry 'MEOW!'

Sep 07, 2012 - 9:17 AM

The breed pounces back in Myanmar

NOW THAT's A COOL cat. Burmese cat screen grab from YouTube (AFP)