French Tourist Could Face Prison for Flying Drone in Myanmar’s Capital

A French tourist who was arrested last week after allegedly flying a drone near Myanmar’s Parliament could face up to three years in prison under the country’s strict laws on unmanned aerial vehicles. The Frenchman, Michel Desclaux, 27, could be charged with bringing a drone into the country illegally as well as flying one in […]

Myanmar parliament elects Win Myint as new president

YANGON — Myanmar’s parliament on Wednesday elected Win Myint, the former speaker of the lower house, as the country’s new president, a move that may signal a more substantive role for the head of state compared with his figurehead predecessor. The parliamentary appointment of Win Myint followed the resignation of President Htin Kyaw last week. […]