Chief Patron of the ruling National League of Democracy (NLD) U Tin Oo (L) and Chief Minister of Yangon U Phyo Min Thein (R) are on the stage with Bangladesh Ambassador Mohammad Sufiur Rahman (M).

Public diplomacy with Myanmar

The embassy in Yangon celebrates Bangla New Year in a big way, for the first time

Turning Points


Fuel price cuts benefit the rich

Economists and consumer rights activists say the lower-income groups do not stand to gain

ICIJ to release Panama Papers data

It says the database will contain information on more than 200,000 offshore entities

Prince's 'Purple Rain' jacket on auction

The V-neck jacket is black with white cross-hatching