Burma

  • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday.

    Associated Press
  • 'Buddhist Art of Myanmar' Exhibition At New York's Asia Society

    Those fortunate to be in New York up until May 10 may want to catch the Asia Society Museum's exhibition of art from 15 centuries of Myanmar's Buddhist history.  The vast majority of the 70 pieces--stone and bronze sculptures, ritual objects, paintings and textiles--have never before been displayed…

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  • Myanmar journalist arrested for satirical post

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in Myanmar on Saturday arrested a photojournalist who posted a satirical message on Facebook that mocked a historic battle and the country's leader.

    Associated Press
  • Top Asian News at 11:30 a.m. GMT

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn't mean it's been unproductive. It has yielded lessons and discoveries that could benefit millions, including coastal Australians, air and sea travelers and…

    Associated Press17 mins ago