FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Khin Khin, an 8-year-old donning traditional Burmese clothes, jumped up and down hysterically at the front of the Royal Festival Hall in London last week. She’s never set foot in Burma before, and only speaks a few words of her family’s native language. But she understands the importance of the lady about to take the stage. “I love her so much, I am so excited to see her,” she says, ignoring her mother’s request that she sit down.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The Burmese government has done itself another favor by releasing 514 political prisoners in a move aimed at heading-off any embarrassment caused by their unwarranted incarceration during a visit to the United States by […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Burma has announced that eight journals have been granted temporary permission to publish private daily newspapers in Myanmar from April 1. Read more from Mizzima News.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Indonesia has again shown its willingness to step outside of the diplomatic box, which normally constrains relations within the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), this time coming out in […]