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Myanmar

Myanmar military deliberately spreading COVID-19 in Rakhin...

Arakan Army chief Tun Myat Naing The leader of a Rakhine ethnic armed group has accused the Myanmar government and army of &ldquo...

Why China wants Suu Kyi to win Myanmar’s polls

As Myanmar enters an election season, the economy, Covid-19 and issues of war and peace are expected to dominate the campaign trail dis...

Facebook must walk the talk on Myanmar

Last month, Facebook moved to block a bid by The Gambia in a US court, in which it sought disclosure of posts and communications by mem...

Myanmar military suggests election commission not hold ele...

Myanmar military, also known as Tatmadaw, has suggested the Union Election Commission (UEC) not hold general elections in five township...

Military ‘burns down’ Rakhine village in Western Myanmar:...

Myanmar’s military set a village on fire in Rakhine State’s Kyauktaw Township and killed two civilians on Thursday evening,...

China dominates bidding for Myanmar solar power plants

Chinese Sungrow Power Supply is one of three Chinese companies that together account for about a third of the bids generated by...

China eyes military footing in Thailand, Myanmar and Pakis...

Residents greet Adm. Miao Hua, then political commissar of the People's Liberation Army Navy, and other Chinese naval officers visiti...

Myanmar’s ruling party vows to reform military in election...

The National League for Democracy (NLD) said in its election manifesto, released late on Tuesday, that it will work to make sure the mi...

China's top foreign policy official to visit Myanmar

China’s top diplomat is planning to visit Myanmar this week, according to the Chinese Embassy in Yangon. The giant to Myanmar&rs...

Myanmar extends temporary entry restrictions to all visito...

Myanmar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday (Aug 29) announced an extension of the effective period of temporary entry restrictio...

Enforced disappearances plague Myanmar’s Chin state

The war between the Tatmadaw and the Arakan Army in Paletwa, one of Myanmar’s westernmost townships, has been raging for five yea...

Myanmar's ruling NLD rejects calls to ditch Muslim candida...

Daw Win Mya Mya The National League for Democracy (NLD) says it is standing by its Muslim candidate, despite complaints from near...

Facebook shares data on Myanmar with UN investigators in g...

Facebook says it has shared data with UN investigators probing international crimes in Myanmar after the lead investigator said the com...

Myanmar may have a free election this year, but ethnic cle...

Five years after they voted in their first free and fair elections for the quarter of a century, the people of Myanmar will go to the p...

Myanmar 2 faces: Embrace insurgents, ostracize Rohingya

Although 11 of Myanmar’s 14 provinces are embroiled in strife, only western coastal Rakhine region has taken communal overtones....

Rohingya crisis 3 years on: No progress, no peace

Rohingya sell and buy food products in a street market in the Kutupalong refugee camp, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Three years ago, m...

Myanmar’s military chief urges personnel to vote for ‘corr...

Myanmar’s military chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, has cautioned his personnel against voting for the wrong candidates in...

India could look at issuing bonds to plug shortfall in def...

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government of India could issue bonds to meet any shortfall in resources for the defence budget,...

Rohingya Muslims in Pakistan decry global silence

As the world prepares to observe the third anniversary of a brutal military crackdown against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, hundreds of t...

'Facebook had role in 2017 Myanmar violence'

Facebook played a role in violence in Myanmar that forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas to flee their homes to Bangladesh, rights...

UEC yet to confirm PACE monitoring of the 2020 general ele...

The Executive Director Sai Ye Kyaw Swar Myint of the People’s Alliance for Credible Elections (PACE) said that Union Election Com...