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Myanmar

Myanmar military chief, Indian defense minister talk borde...

Myanmar military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met this week to discuss how to promote...

Indian Defence Minister holds talks with Myanmar Military...

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is in Moscow for a three-day visit, held a meeting with Myanmar's Military Chief, Senior Gen...

Construction on China's BRI deep sea port to start soon in...

The construction of the China-backed Kyaukphyu deep-sea port will begin soon, as preparations on both the Myanmar and China sides are o...

Internet blackout still required to protect secrets, says...

Myanmar military spokesman Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun said Tuesday that the internet shutdown in parts of conflict-torn Rakhine Stat...

More children getting 'killed, maimed' in Myanmar conflict

The escalation in fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine rebels in recent months has triggered a surge in violence agai...

Myanmar's military unlisted from recruitment, use of child...

Myanmar's military has been unlisted from recruitment and use of children as soldiers in military services since June 9 this year, an o...

Rights Group calls on Myanmar to end internet ban in Rakhi...

Human Rights Watch Friday called on Myanmar to end its yearlong internet shutdown, which has prevented more than a million people in Ra...

Kachin Army warns civilians fighting with Myanmar military...

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) warned civilians in northern Shan State’s Kutkai this week that clashes could erupt anytime in...

Military-Corporate conflicts of interest ‘inflame’ Myanmar...

The military officials in charge of defence budgeting and military procurement preferentially buy from the companies they run and own,...

Rohingya genocide: Myanmar’s Facebook records case may be...

Myanmar military commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing  The lawyers prosecuting Myanmar for the alleged geno...

Myanmar independence hero to appear on all banknotes

Myanmar will introduce the image of independence hero General Aung San on banknotes of all denominations, according to the Central Bank...

Special flight bringing WHO laboratory equipment arrives i...

A special flight bringing laboratory equipment donated by the World Health Organization-WHO, and medical experts who can give the exper...

Thai admiral: Navy patrols fail to find Rohingya boat

Thailand’s navy insisted Friday that its ships have not located a boat carrying hundreds of Rohingya refugees after Malaysia&rsqu...

Some Myanmar journalists work from shadows

Hiding from Myanmar's police, journalist Aung Marm Oo refuses to conceal his anger with the civilian government led by Nobel Laureate A...

India postpones transfer of naval submarine to Myanmar

The Indian Navy (IN) has postponed the transfer of one of its refurbished ‘Kilo’-class diesel-electric attack submarines (S...

US court asked to force Facebook to release Myanmar offici...

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the army chief Snr Gen Min Aung Hlaing Lawyers bringing a case before the Wor...

Myanmar military returns to Facebook to provide ‘accurate’...

Myanmar’s military or Tatmadaw has decided to use Facebook again, opening two accounts called “Tatmadaw True News Informati...

COVID-19 is just the latest setback in Myanmar’s troubled...

In the early weeks of 2020, the signs pointed to progress in Myanmar’s convoluted effort to finally end 70 years of ethnic strife...

Malaysia seeks to deport 3,000 detained illegal immigrants...

The Malaysian government wants to deport more than 3,000 people currently held in its immigration detention centers to Myanmar after hu...

Myanmar avoids helping Rohingya minority despite ICJ order...

Myanmar has sidelined an international court order to improve conditions for its long-embattled Rohingya minority, despite fears that t...

Myanmar State Counsellor says volunteers needed to help wi...

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi told a video conference call on government officials that volunteers are needed to deal with...