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Burma Earthquake Kills at Least 75

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Burma on Friday, killing at least 75 people, with tremors felt as far away as Bangkok, Hanoi and China. The quake struck some 90 kilometres…

WHO Warns of Anti-Malaria Drug Resistance

A statement issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) warns that the anti-malaria drug resistance first detected in the Cambodia-Thailand border region in February 2009 seems to be spreading across…

WHO Warns of Anti-Malaria Drug Resistance

A statement issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) warns that the anti-malaria drug resistance first detected in the Cambodia-Thailand border region in February 2009 seems to be spreading across…

Opposition Joins Suu Kyi’s “Non-Violent” Struggle

In a first political move following her release, pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has initiated legal action against the disbanding of her party, the National League for Democracy. Ms…

China Confident in Myanmar Following Suu Kyi’s Release

China’s Foreign Ministry says it is positive Myanmar will continue its peace and ethnic reconciliation process following the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. A spokesman for the…

Suu Kyi Calls for Peaceful Dialogue

Following her release on Sunday, Burma’s democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, said she is preparing to start a dialogue with the military rulers responsible for her being detained for…