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Myanmar

Medical experts from China’s People's Liberation Army (PLA...

Medical experts from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Thursday provided necessary training to Myanmar's military medical staf...

China pushes BRI projects as Myanmar rolls out COVID-19 ec...

A crude oil tanker docks at Maday Island, Kyaukphyu Township in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State China’s ambassador to...

Myanmar Muslims jailed for COVID-19 rules breach

Tapae Mosque in Mandalay Chanmyatharzi Township Court in Mandalay has sentenced 12 Muslim men to three months’ imprisonment...

EU puts Myanmar on money-laundering blacklist

The European Commission has added Myanmar to its list of states that pose high risks to the bloc’s financial system today (May 7)...

Myanmar’s 2020 elections: What does the future hold?

Later this year, Myanmar is scheduled to hold its third general election in six decades in a landmark development for the country&rsquo...

Outgoing UN envoy hopes Myanmar’s Suu Kyi can change

Outgoing UN human rights envoy for Myanmar Yanghee Lee says she believes State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi can change after failing to l...

ARSA insurgents shoot, injure 2 Myanmar BGP officers

Two policemen were wounded in a sneak attack by Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) insurgents on a Border Guard Police (BGP) patrol...

As global spotlight fades, atrocities continue in Myanmar

While the world is preoccupied with the new coronavirus, attacks on Rohingya minority go on in Rakhine state, a UN expert says. Recent...

Myanmar military may be repeating crimes against humanity,...

Myanmar’s military may once again be committing crimes against humanity in Rakhine state, the UN special rapporteur on human righ...

Myanmar military to lend state-of-the-art machines for COV...

The Myanmar military will assist with laboratory testing for COVID-19 using two high-capacity machines, each of which can process 1,400...

Genocide of the Rohingya in Myanmar is complete

As recently as two weeks ago, some of the few Rohingya remaining in Myanmar were still trying to make their way across the border to th...

Gunmen attack govt militia on China-Myanmar border

The headquarters of a local government-backed militia based in Muse, Shan State was attacked by unknown gunmen Thursday night, accordin...

An ethnic militia with daring tactics is humiliating Myanm...

In rakhine and Chin states, in the far west of Myanmar, bullets fly and villages burn. Dead bodies lie slumped in ditches. These &ldquo...

One death and 50 COVID-19 infections reported among Myanma...

Fifty migrants from Myanmar in Malaysia have tested positive with COVID-19 and one has died, according to the embassy in Kuala Lumpur....

Tatmadaw, Arakan Army caught in Thucydides’ trap in Myanma...

When an established power feels threatened by a new rising power, war is almost inevitably the result. This phenomenon has been describ...

Myanmar coast guard will strengthen coastal stability

Myanmar’s enforcement agencies operate in a complex security environment. Several armed groups struggle for greater autonomy, eth...

Children killed as clashes between Myanmar army, fighters...

The Myanmar army is carrying out "almost daily air strikes and shelling" in the restive Rakhine and Chin states amid a surge in clashes...

382 starving Rohingya rescued after 58 days at sea

Bangladesh’s coast guard said it rescued Wednesday at least 382 “starving” Rohingya refugees floating in a large fish...

The noose tightens on Myanmar's media

Around 9.30pm on March 23, police raided the home of a Mandalay-based editor and arrested him on terrorism charges for publishing an in...

Amnesty calls on Myanmar to review 'vague' laws

A global human rights watchdog on Monday called on Myanmar to lift regressive laws in the country. In a 28-page report – titled...

Chinese missiles for Myanmar, Bangladesh worried

Myanmar is all set to receive the first batch of Chinese-made SY-400 short-range ballistic missiles very soon.  This follows sev...