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Myanmar

Myanmar gang rape victim wins legal battle with military

After being gang-raped by soldiers, steely-eyed Thein Nu went up against Myanmar's powerful military in a months-long fight for justice...

Myanmar seeks nearly $1 billion in funding for COVID-19 va...

Myanmar’s government is negotiating with international development organizations to secure more than US$950 million (1.29 trillio...

Will Myanmar’s two most powerful figures strike a grand ba...

Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing (L) and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Every post-election period is interesting. In most countries, the winner&rsqu...

Myanmar Soldiers Injured During Clashes With KNLA Troops

Karen National Liberation Army troops on Karen Martyrs’ Day in Karen State’s Papun District in August 2018. / The Irrawad...

Myanmar airline to fly again domestically after 3-month pa...

A Myanmar National Airlines' jet sits on the tarmac at Yangon International Airport: The government will allow the carrier to fl...

Anti-Rohingya monk promotes Myanmar ‘Buddhist’ nationalism

Exuding a palpable sense of spiritual and cultural superiority, a genocide-denying Myanmar Buddhist monk declared Myanmar’s &ldqu...

Report details controversial purchases of Myanmar’s milita...

Myanmar’s military continues to attempt to acquire European-made equipment in apparent violation of European Union sanctions and...

Burying the dead: Myanmar's Muslim COVID-19 volunteers

Sweating under his protective gear, volunteer Sithu Aung lays another coronavirus victim to rest - offering crucial funeral rites to hi...

Myanmar military holds meeting with Arakan Army in Wa Regi...

Less than a month after fighting between the Myanmar military and the Arakan Army (AA) in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State was inf...

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi faces party-renewal challenge

Aung San Suu Kyi  With Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) secure after its thumping victory in the...

COVID from Myanmar border shakes Chiang Mai, Thai tourist...

Tourists at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, one of Chiang Mai's celebrated temples A Thai national re-entering Thailand illegally from C...

Japan urges Suu Kyi to hold by-elections in Myanmar ethnic...

Yohei Sasakawa, Japan's special envoy to Myanmar,  told Nikkei Asia in an interview on Thursday that he urged Aung San Suu Kyi...

Myanmar’s perennial ceasefire talks

Cease-fire and talks for peace are normally welcome news. But the politics in Myanmar is anything but normal, hence such talks do not n...

Myanmar EC rejects military moves to seize voting document...

Myanmar’s Union Election Commission (UEC) on Tuesday instructed its sub-commissions not to hand out electoral documentation witho...

China vows to deepen economic cooperation, open markets to...

China has sought greater cooperation with the National League for Democracy (NLD)-led government during its upcoming second term, inclu...

Myanmar military and Arakan Army holding indirect talks

Photo: thearakanarmy.com Myanmar’s military and the Arakan Army are holding indirect talks through mediators to try to build...

Myanmar’s military refuses to comment on chief’s retiremen...

Snr. Gen Min Aung Hlaing  Myanmar’s military has not revealed whether its chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, will s...

Suu Kyi's Myanmar election victory not enough to budge mil...

Myanmar voters have signaled unwavering support for Aung San Suu Kyi, but the country's powerful military continues to stand in the w...

Myanmar defense minister tipped to become VP in new govt

Myanmar Defense Minister Lieutenant General Sein Win is tipped to become vice president in the new National League for Democracy-led go...

Myanmar’s military-backed opposition party stares into pol...

Supporters of the Union Solidarity and Development Party protest against the results of the general election outside the Union Electi...

Myanmar military-linked opposition demands election recoun...

Union Solidarity and Development Party Vice Chairman Khin Yi said Thursday the results of the election would be different if the...