The outgoing speaker of parliament says the November elections that brought to power a new government led by the opposition party were the ‘people’s victory.’
Timbers are allegedly burned in Mondulkiri province as the government threatens a crackdown on forest crimes.
He urges the country's political parties to work together with the incoming government led by the opposition National League for Democracy party.
Human Rights Watch and Freedom House issue their annual reviews of how governments in the region stepped up repression in 2015.
The government agrees to send 13 Montagnards to the Philippines to wait for asylum, and says it will consider petitions by many others.
Critics say an investigation into his 2004 death is merely for show.
The mine had been operating in Siem Reap province with expired government-issued licenses.
U Gambira is arrested in Mandalay after traveling back to Myanmar for a passport
The prime minister has threatened to dismiss the governor of Tbong Khmum province, through which much of the timber is smuggled to Vietnam.
The list includes two major generals and a brigadier general, the son-in-law of former junta chief Than Shwe.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken wants President Thein Sein to free the detainees before the opposition party assumes power.
Parliamentary speaker Shwe Mann says words that ‘damage the dignity’ of the military should be avoided.
Villagers continue to apply pressure on Letpadaung mine owners as they seek compensation.
Mystery illness follows cases of poisoned food and wine sickening villagers in the area.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi sees hard work ahead forging peace, building the economy and improving Myanmar's media environment.
Unregulated operations heighten risks while mining companies fear greater scrutiny under a new government.
Strong laws are needed to restrict the practice which is rife throughout Cambodia, Transparency International says.
She invites separatist ethnic groups to join with others already laying down their arms in decades-long wars.
Hostilities between government troops and the Arakan Army continue to escalate in the western part of the country.
Civic groups say meaningful ceasefire requires halt to fighting and a more inclusive line-up of ethnic armies.
Incoming lawmakers will undergo training on parliamentary procedure before taking their seats in the legislature.
They say authorities in Sam’ang commune in the Thala Barivat district of northeastern Cambodia’s Stung Treng province are in cahoots with business groups cutting down trees in a wildlife sanctuary.
A January peace conference will meanwhile be led by the outgoing administration, with the NLD one of several invited groups.