Villagers and government soldiers have been wounded during the fresh hostilities.
Rhona Smith says judicial proceedings against and physical beatings of opposition party members are troubling.
After 19 years, victims and relatives still want answers for the deadly violence that erupted during pro-democracy protest on Phnom Penh.
Htin Kyaw sets out to fulfill his party’s goals of forging peace, national reconciliation and a democratic constitution.
But officials are maintaining travel restrictions because of ongoing tension between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Muslim Rohingya.
The chairwoman of the National League for Democracy urged her party's parliamentarians to work according to the wishes of the Myanmar people.
Cambodian National Rescue Party officials held at the Prey Sar Prison will have to wait on a better political environment before they will be released.
The reported choice for the finance portfolio, however, faces questions about a phony doctorate degree.
Five hundred people have marched through Sittwe in Rakhine state, calling on the incoming national government to allow them to select a state leader.
President-elect Htin Kyaw has submitted the pro-democracy lawmaker’s name on a list of cabinet post nominees.
A villager wins the case for the family farm in court, but still comes out on the losing end on the ground.
President-elect Htin Kway says he will redirect the funds to health care, education and rural development.
Activists and politicians say the Myitsone Dam will be one of the biggest challenges for the incoming National League for Democracy government.
Cambodian prime minister changes his national leadership team as elections loom.
The plan will reduce the current number of ministries to 21 from 36 and set up a new one for ethnic affairs.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing says the armed forces will cooperate with president-elect Htin Kyaw to achieve national peace and unity.
Migrant advocate: Witnesses need more protection.
Yanghee Lee’s report notes that rights violations during civil wars and discrimination against the Rohingya ethnic minority group are among the issues the new administration must address.
But critics say they are calling for better governance in the loan industry.
In a historic vote, the NLD party's candidate beats a military-backed choice for the top post.
Retired Lieutenant General Myint Swe could pose a challenge for the new government under the National League for Democracy.
Henry Van Thio says he will promote ethnic affairs and national reconciliation.
Oxford-educated Htin Kyaw, head of a charity, is an NLD scion who once served as Aung San Suu Kyi's driver.
They accuse authorities of judicial unfairness for leveling new charges against the detainees.
But the country has a way to go to reach true gender equality, women’s groups say.
With Aung San Suu Kyi blocked from the highest office, her party searches for an alternative as parliament convenes.
Her National League of Democracy party will submit the names of nominees for the post on Thursday.
The National League for Democracy discusses forming a new administration and appointing chief ministers in the country’s 14 states and divisions.
She has asked legislators from the National League for Democracy to submit proposals before introducing them on the floor.
More than 100 people were apprehended during a raid on a casino in the border town of Poipet.