Myanmar

Indonesian police pose in this undated file photo. Source: Facebook

Islamist militant arrested in Indonesia; authorities believe he was planning bomb attack

Authorities in the Indonesian capital have reportedly made an arrest of a suspect who is believed to be an Islamist militant. According to reports by local media, the man, named as 23-year old Rio Priatna Wibawa, was found to have a ‘large quantity of bomb making material’. A police spokesman told […]

December 26, 2016 Indonesia, Myanmar
The Jerdon's babbler has been spotted for the first time in 74 years. Source: Facebook

Scientists find small bird ‘thought to be extinct’ for first time in 74 years in Myanmar

It’s been 74 years since this incredibly rare bird was last seen – either in the wild or in captivity – and as a result the scientific community had long written them off as extinct. However, that all changed after a team of American researchers on assignment in Myanmar made […]

December 21, 2016 Myanmar