British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who arrived in Burma on Friday, said the former British colony’s transition to democracy was not yet complete but that Britain would offer its full support as a friend.
On 3 May 1945, allied troops reclaimed Rangoon for the British Empire, after three years of Japanese occupation.
Four monks facing charges of defaming religion and insubordination to the state monastic council appeared in Burma’s Supreme Court on Thursday.
A small, dusty town in central Burma became the focus of the country on Friday, as thousands descended on the Magwe town of Nat Mauk, the birthplace of Aung San.
To celebrate what would be the one hundredth birthday of Burmese independence hero Aung San, a Rangoon theatre troop will stage a ‘poetic opera’
William Hague’s cautioning on Burma sets Britain apart from other European countries who have breathlessly endorsed the new government, somewhat naively
British Foreign Secretary William Hague says “much more” work needed before sanctions are lifted, on final day of historic visit
Aid package will allocate £10 million to establishing microfinance schemes in the border regions that UK says will see quick results
British Foreign Secretary arrives today with pledge for aid to Kachin refugees and to boost microfinance initiatives to Burma’s poor