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Myanmar

Myanmar’s NLD unveils election candidate lineup with more...

The ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) on Thursday unveiled its candidate list for the upcoming election. The lineup consists l...

Myanmar Muslims struggle to avoid another Muslim-free parl...

Political parties in Myanmar have geared up for upcoming general elections with Nov. 8 set as the date for crucial polls which will be...

In Myanmar, even a CM is prone to military-controlled inte...

Mandalay Region’s chief minister banished Special Branch (SB) officers from his Sunday press conference, showing even a senior me...

Malaysian court to hear bid to set aside caning for Rohing...

A Malaysian court on Wednesday will hear a bid to set aside caning sentences handed down to 27 Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar, l...

Myanmar’s border trade reaches over 8.6 bln USD in first 1...

Myanmar’s trade with foreign countries through border gates reached over 8.6 billion U.S. dollars as of July 10 in present fiscal...

‘Ugly face’: US and China trade barbs in Myanmar as South...

China's embassy in Myanmar on Sunday (Jul 19) accused the United States of “outrageously smearing” the country and driving...

Myanmar political parties discuss election code of conduct

Over 50 political parties are mulling over the constituting of observation and supervision committee for the Electoral Code of Conduct...

Myanmar military chief affirms support for China’s BRI pro...

Myanmar military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has assured China that the armed forces will continue to guarantee the implementa...

Myanmar: Shattered hopes for peace

In Myanmar, the hopes of ethnic groups for a better future remain overshadowed by conflicts that have smoldered for decades. In the upc...

Rakhine woman files complaint accusing Myanmar military tr...

A local woman in Rakhine State’s Rathedaung Township has filed a complaint with the Sittwe Township Police Station against three...

TIGER, PANGOLIN FARMING IN MYANMAR RISKS ‘BOOSTING CHINA D...

Conservationists have warned a sudden change in Myanmar’s law allowing the commercial farming of tigers, pangolins and other enda...

Rohingya-based party urges Myanmar to allow Muslim minorit...

A political party representing Myanmar’s persecuted ethnic Rohingya is pressing election authorities to allow members of the Musl...

Myanmar military kills civilians in indiscriminate attacks...

The Myanmar military has killed civilians, including children, in indiscriminate bombings in the nation’s Rakhine and Chin states...

UK imposes sanctions on Myanmar military chief, deputy for...

The British government on Monday imposed sanctions on the Myanmar military’s commander-in-chief and his deputy for alleged human...

NLD struggles to find candidates in Rakhine for Myanmar’s...

The National League for Democracy (NLD) has difficulty finding candidates for the November general election in conflict-torn Rakhine St...

Mass burial for scores killed in Myanmar jade mine disaste...

View of a mass funeral service for the victims of a landslide accident at a jade mining site in Hpakant, Kachin State, northern Myanm...

Myanmar jade mine collapse kills at least 162

With barely enough time to yell “run,” hundreds of jade miners had only moments to escape their killer: a giant wave of mud...

Myanmar sets November 8 date for general election

Myanmar will hold its next general election on November 8, the election commission has announced, in a vote seen as a test for the coun...

Myanmar finds troops guilty in Rohingya atrocities court-m...

Three Myanmar military officers have been found guilty by a court-martial investigating atrocities against the Rohingya in conflict-rid...

Thousands in western Myanmar flee as army plans clearance...

Thousands of villagers have fled their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state after a local administrator warned dozens of village lead...

Myanmar army orders cluster of villages housing 10,000 emp...

Civilians displaced by fighting between ethnic Rakhine rebels and Myanmar’s army arrive at a temporary camp in Kyauktaw townshi...