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Myanmar

Indonesia urges Myanmar to create safe conditions for Rohi...

Indonesia has called on the government of Myanmar to create safe conditions for the return of hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya...

Bangladesh expects to start Rohingya repatriation to Myanm...

Bangladesh officials say they expect to begin a third effort to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to their homes in...

Myanmar military demands proof November election was fair

Before the newly elected parliament convenes on Feb. 1 – the second national assembly dominated by the National League for Democr...

China’s Belt and Road Initiative continues to make inroads...

China’s ambitious multi-billion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is knocking on Myanmar’s door after the two countries...

Myanmar agrees to start taking back Rohingya this year

Myanmar agreed to calls by Bangladesh at a tripartite meeting facilitated by China to start the much-awaited repatriation of Rohingya i...

Karen border force withdraws resignations after spat with...

The Myanmar military-backed Karen State Border Guard Force (BGF) says it has withdrawn numerous resignations over the weekend, followin...

Bangladesh Myanmar China tripartite talks tuesday

Bangladesh, Myanmar and China will hold a virtual tripartite meeting on Tuesday to discuss ways to expedite the Rohingya repatriation p...

Rohingya: Tripartite moot raises hopes, skepticism

Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen Bangladesh is going to host an important tripartite meeting on the Rohingya repatriatio...

Myanmar military condemns speaker’s refusal to probe elect...

Myanmar’s military has questioned whether the rejection of its call for a special parliamentary session before the newly elected...

Myanmar military chief makes life awkward for Chinese fore...

It seems the Myanmar military doesn’t like to be idle. Having implemented an informal ceasefire with the country’s most act...

China promises Myanmar 300,000 vaccine doses

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has promised to provide Myanmar with 300,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine, according to the website of...

Rohingya Repatriation: Bangladesh-Myanmar-China tripartite...

Bangladesh, Myanmar and China will hold a tripartite meeting on Rohingya repatriation in Dhaka on January 19, as Dhaka finds their repa...

China promises to support Myanmar peace talks with rebel g...

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in the capital Naypyitaw on Monday. Photo: AP Ch...

Speaker rejects Myanmar military, proxy party’s call for s...

Myanmar’s parliamentary speaker has rejected as “not relevant” a call to convene a special session to resolve elector...

Will supplementary elections be held in Myanmar’s Rakhine...

Last week, Myanmar’s military issued a statement again calling for supplementary elections to be held in areas of Rakhine State w...

China, Myanmar sign MoU on feasibility study of Mandalay-K...

China and Myanmar signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Sunday to conduct feasibility study of a railway linking Mandalay, the...

China seeks to shore up its influence in Myanmar

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi is scheduled to arrive in Myanmar on Monday on a critical two-day visit. It is intended to further str...

Facebook urged to prevent Myanmar army campaign

A Rohingya rights group strengthened its demands Saturday for Facebook to stop the Burmese military from using its platform to recruit...

Ethical minefields: The dirty business of doing deals with...

Myanmar’s transition from five decades of military rule is a work in progress. Despite the junta’s formal dissolution in 2...

Suu Kyi announces reboot to Myanmar peace process

In a New Year’s address to the nation on January 1, Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi promised to take a new appro...

Kirin fails to dispel doubts on military-linked Myanmar pa...

Myanmar Brewery, a joint venture between Kirin and Myanma Economic Holdings, is the dominant beer company in the southeast Asian...