Officials at lower levels take bribes from traffickers, coerce labor on state-ordered building projects.
Locals discover the bodies of the five residents along with those of two unidentified others in shallow graves in an area where armed conflicts have occurred.
Hun Sen dispenses with any pretense of due process, calling CNRP leader a ‘prisoner’ who will be in jail forever.
Commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing says the army will work to ensure the success of the government’s key peace initiative.
The report, to be issued Thursday, says the Southeast Asian nation has failed to eradicate the use of child soldiers.
The report by a women’s organization chronicles torture inflicted by the government army upon ethnic Palaung civilians in volatile areas of Shan state.
Hun Sen’s anti-opposition campaign tries to hit Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmakers in the wallet.
The United Nationalities Federal Council will organize the meeting for participants to hammer out their positions before a major conference with government peace negotiators.
Civil society groups applaud the move, but want him to take responsibility for other problems in the country.
A dispute leads to a mob attack in Thuye Thamain village and forces Muslim residents to seek shelter in a local police station.
EIA finds systemic disregard for CITES safeguards designed to protect Siamese rosewood.
Myanmar’s de facto leader says she is trying to ensure that the laborers’ fundamental rights in Thailand are protected.
The memorandum of understanding will make it easier for Myanmar migrants to work legally in Thailand and offer them protection from abuse.
Yanghee Lee is on her fourth mission to observe the country’s human rights situation especially that of the minority Rohingya Muslims.
The accord between the ruling Cambodian People's Party and the rival Cambodia National Rescue Party lies in tatters.
Authorities have informed news outlets to refer to the minority group as the ‘Muslim community in Rakhine state’ during a visit by a United Nations envoy.
She will address concerns about the status and risks of Myanmar laborers who work in the neighboring country.
EU Ambassador George Edgar visits embattled opposition lawmaker Kem Sokha.
While in Washington, the opposition leader talks about his country's political crisis and the move away from a dialogue of fear.
The leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party says deputies from his party will not return to parliament unless the government guarantees them their constitutional right.
CNRP President Sam Rainsy tells Prime Minister Hun Sen the post doesn't reflect the values of the Cambodia National Rescue Party.
Aung San Suu Kyi admonishes state and regional officials for taking their authority to extremes by shutting down betel nut vendors.
Prime minister hardens his position as an end to the nation's political crisis remains elusive.
European Parliament wants Kem Sokha Five released and opposition party chief Sam Rainsy's arrest warrant rescinded.
Conflict puts the spotlight on the actions Prime Minister Hun Sen's government and party have taken with the opposition.
Its main finding is that the money in question did not belong to the Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association.
The visit being condemnation form rights groups and raises questions from the United Nations.
Leaders of the armed groups discuss how they can participate in the upcoming meeting to bring permanent peace to the country.
Myaing Kyee Ngu and his supporters have been transporting trucks and bricks to Saint Mark Anglican church in Karen state.
They want their race and religion shown on ID cards that will make them eligible to apply for full citizenship.