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Proportion of women in Myanmar’s legislatures rises follow...

The proportion of lawmakers elected to the national and subnational legislatures who are women increased in Myanmar’s Nov. 8 gene...

Why more women are joining Myanmar’s Arakan Army

Dozens of women in military uniforms, some gripping rifles, sing cadence as they march in formation in the mountainous borderlands of M...

Myanmar military ready to work with Arakan Army on Rakhine...

Myanmar’s military or Tatmadaw has welcomed the Arakan Army’s (AA) proposal to hold elections before the end of December in...

UAE, Myanmar to establish diplomatic ties

UAE's permanent representative to the United Nations in New York, Lana Zaki Nusseibeh The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Repub...

Myanmar poll: Despite controversy, all signs point to reso...

Supporters of the National League for Democracy party hold posters with the image of Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Yan...

Japan’s Kirin suspends payments to Myanmar military firm

The Japanese beverages firm Kirin has suspended dividend payments to a tentacular Myanmar business conglomerate linked to the country&r...

New species of primate identified in Myanmar – and is alre...

In a rare find, scientists have identified a new species of primate, a lithe tree-dweller living in the forests of central Myanmar with...

Myanmar's smooth election disguises systemic failure

Supporters of the NLD celebrate election victory in Mandalay on Nov. 9: the political fallout may contradict the electoral results. P...

Two Muslim MPs win in Myanmar election

After five years without a single Muslim MP, Myanmar is in need of someone to help fight for the rights of oppressed minorities, says S...

Election brings Suu Kyi and military closer together

Gone are the days when Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) confronted the military with demands for a return to civilia...

Local ethnic party beats ruling NLD in Rakhine state in ge...

The locally popular Arakan National Party (ANP) has defeated the ruling National League for Democracy in Rakhine State, taking a majori...

Suu Kyi's NLD claims to have won majority in Myanmar elect...

Supporters of the National League for Democracy hold flags and a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi outside the party's headq...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in coronavirus-hit ‘...

Supporters of the National League for Democracy in a motorcade pass supporters of the opposition Union Solidarity and Development Par...

Myanmar BGP guns down Bangladeshi man in Teknaf

A Bangladeshi man has been gunned down by the Border Guard Police (BGP) of Myanmar near Teknaf Upazila of Cox's Bazar.  Mohammed...

Myanmar ‘undermining lifeblood of democracy’ before polls

Myanmar's upcoming election has been widely criticised for failing to meet a host of international democratic standards as anti-Mus...

Myanmar’s election in 500 words

Supporters of the governing National League for Democracy (NLD) party take part in a campaign rally [Shwe Paw Mya Tin/Reuters] Mya...

Myanmar election tests democracy under Suu Kyi: 5 things t...

The National League for Democracy's election billboard near the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon Myanmar will hold general...

Myanmar military warns president of impeachment

Relations between the National League for Democracy (NLD)-led government and the military continued to sour over the election on Thursd...

Frustrated Myanmar minorities aim to thwart Suu Kyi in ele...

Thousands demonstrate in support of the Kachin State People's Party in Myitkyina, Myanmar, on Oct. 17. (Photo by Zau Ring Hpra) Et...

Myanmar military chief’s warnings raise specter of post-el...

Myanmar military chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing  Senior General Min Aung Hlaing’s recent stern warnings to the Union Ele...

NLD govt slams Myanmar’s military for attacking election b...

The National League for Democracy government says military comments on the election are inciting instability and causing public concern...