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India offers Myanmar's Suu Kyi help in energy, agriculture

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:40:15 GMT2016-10-19T11:40:15Z

NEW DELHI (AP) -- India offered on Wednesday to provide help with energy and agriculture in response to a request from visiting Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for cooperation in building infrastructure in her country....

48 bodies recovered after ferry capsizing on Myanmar river

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:49:47 GMT2016-10-19T09:49:47Z

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Rescue teams found 48 bodies through Wednesday and were searching for other victims from a crowded ferry boat that capsized during a nighttime run on a river in central Myanmar last Saturday, officials said....

End to US sanctions a boon Myanmar economy, but woes remain

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:31:28 GMT2016-10-17T08:31:28Z

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- KFC's grinning Colonel Sanders and his goatee are among the few prominent signs of U.S. brands or business in Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon....

Tourist jailed for 3 months in Myanmar for silencing sermon

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:29:45 GMT2016-10-06T11:29:45Z

MANDALAY, Myanmar (AP) -- A Myanmar court sentenced a Dutch citizen to three months in prison Thursday for interfering with a religious observance by unplugging an amplifier blasting a late-night Buddhist sermon near his hotel in Mandalay, the country's cultural capital....

Myanmar nabs, neuters and vaccinates strays to fight rabies

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:25:58 GMT2016-10-06T11:25:58Z

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, is capturing some of its tens of thousands of stray dogs, using blowpipes to sedate them for neutering and vaccinations to combat a rabies epidemic....