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Myanmar

Thousands displaced by fresh fighting in Myanmar

A surge in fighting in Myanmar’s Rakhine State during February 2020 has killed and injured numerous civilians, adding to the dete...

Myanmar signs ten deals with India during President Myint’...

Myanmar and India have signed 10 agreements, including five memorandums of understanding (MoUs), during President U Win Myint’s...

Germany suspends development cooperation with Myanmar

Germany's Development Minister Gerd Müller said they will suspend all development cooperation with Myanmar until the country ensur...

Myanmar’s military reject NLD attempts to limit the armed...

Military lawmakers at the Union Parliament Myanmar’s military-appointed parliamentarians and the allied Union Solidarity...

Myanmar’s largest ethnic armed group confirms it has a hel...

Bao Youxiang, the chairman of the United Wa State Army The United Wa State Army (UWSA), Myanmar’s largest ethnic armed o...

Angry exchange between military MP, speaker mars first day...

The Speaker of the Union Parliament on Tuesday warned Myanmar military-appointed lawmaker Major General Tin Swe Win “not to misbe...

New age rebels winning the fight in Myanmar

Rebel soldiers of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) As Myanmar’s government sues for peace, its autonomous military, the T...

Military proxy USDP adds leaders ahead of Myanmar’s electi...

The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) has expanded its senior management in a move the party says will facilitate its prepa...

China’s Belt and Road detours downstream in Myanmar

Myanmar's Irrawaddy River at sunset Ethnic wars, security concerns and official foot-dragging have all conspired to stall China&rs...

Trump ban raises fear for US Rohingya

A refugee from Myanmar's tyrannized Rohingya minority, Lila Mubarak embodies perfectly the "poor, huddled masses" welcomed to the Unite...

Myanmar’s aggressive nationalism in the air ahead of 2020...

As one of the few countries to hold actual elections in mainland Southeast Asia, Myanmar is more susceptible to public pressure relativ...

Myanmar military asks NLD patron to join armed forces day...

The Myanmar military has for the first time asked U Tin Oo, patron of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and former military comma...

Myanmar parliament sets debate for charter reform, caps mi...

The Union Parliament announced on Friday that it will debate bills to amend the 2008 Constitution on Feb. 25 and that only one-third of...

Myanmar ministers survive attack on military chopper in Ra...

A military chopper in Rakhine State A military helicopter carrying a Myanmar Union minister and the Rakhine State chief minister c...

Indian Naval Chief to visit Myanmar to enhance maritime re...

Indian Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh began his three-day visit to Myanmar on Monday to strengthen and enhance bilateral maritime r...

Myanmar govt seeks resumption of ceasefire meeting in Marc...

Myanmar government on Sunday proposed the resumption of the regular truce monitoring meeting with the ethnic armed groups that have sig...

Myanmar’s President Calls for Military Not to Meddle in Po...

Myanmar’s President U Win Myint quoted General Aung San’s remark urging the military or Tatmadaw not to intervene in politi...

Myanmar military chief expected to appoint loyalists as re...

Expect to see a shakeup in the senior ranks of Myanmar’s armed forces in the coming months. Military commander-in-chief Senior Ge...

What will Myanmar’s new home boss mean for the country’s s...

Lieutenant General Soe Htut On Monday, Myanmar moved forward with the appointment of a new home minister. The appointment once aga...

Yangon pollution hits danger levels each morning: Monitors

Yangon Air Quality (YAQ), a team monitoring the condition of the city’s air, has called on residents to wear masks as pollution h...

Myanmar spy chief named home affairs minister

Lt Gen Soe Htut (left) meets with Lt Gen Nothapol Boonngam, Thailand’s Director of Joint Intelligence at the Royal Cliff Gran...