Aye Myat Thu, the wife of Myanmar protester Chit Min Thu, reacts after he was shot dead  by security forces. Photograph: STR /AFP

Myanmar’s junta added bribery allegations to its charges against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, while an advocacy group said security fo(...)

Construction work at Anning on the Burma-China oil and gas pipeline, which will run for nearly 800km from   Yunnan province to the Indian Ocean at the Bay of Bengal.  Photograph:  Clifford Coonan

Not far from Kunming in southwest China, building work is nearing completion on a €1.9 billion pipeline which will ship oil and gas from Burma to ener(...)