UN reports declining opium production in Myanmar

Opium production is declining in Myanmar - one of the world's biggest sources of the illegal crop - according to the results of the first-ever comprehensive poppy survey for the country, the United Nations announced today.

Myanmar: UN envoy wraps up latest visit to help with national reconciliation process

A top United Nations envoy helping Myanmar with its national reconciliation process wrapped up his latest visit to the country today, voicing hope that the international community would stay engaged and assist when needed.