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  • Strong quake shakes Thailand, Myanmar

    May 5, 2014 6:50 AM

    BANGKOK - A strong earthquake has shaken wide areas of northern Thailand and Myanmar. There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake measured a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 and was centered 9 kilometers (6 miles) south of Mae Lao, Thailand, and... more »
  • Fiscal talks under way, Obama heads to SE Asia

    November 16, 2012 2:52 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is about to head off to Southeast Asia to showcase a foreign policy achievement in Myanmar and reinforce the U.S. role as a counterweight to China. The four-day trip beginning Saturday will provide a brief break from dicey fiscal negotiations and a national security sex... more »
  • Myanmar's Suu Kyi given first passport in 24 years

    May 8, 2012 8:40 AM

    YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has received her first passport in 24 years ahead of a planned trip to Norway and Britain. An official from her National League for Democracy party said the passport was received Tuesday from the Home Ministry. The official asked not... more »

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