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Myanmar

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...

Myanmar's latest peace talks expose Suu Kyi rift with mili...

Myanmar's Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, left, speaks with Aung San Suu Kyi.   © Reuters Government officials, mil...

Rise of the Rohingya: How refugees can survive the genocid...

From the coronavirus to cyclones, few have faced the litany of scourges confronting the Rohingya people today. While we must assist the...

5 Muslim candidates rejected from Myanmar’s election

Five Muslim candidates, including four Rohingyas, in Rakhine State, have been rejected by the state election sub-commission to run in t...

Russian deputy defense minister, Myanmar chief of General...

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin met with visiting Chief of the General Staff of Myanmar’s Armed Forces General My...

Thai king commutes Myanmar men's death sentence over Brito...

Zaw Lin (centre) and Win Zaw Tun (right) had their sentences commuted to life imprisonment. Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP via Getty...

Over 7,000 apply to run in Myanmar’s November election

A total of 7,005 people across the country have applied to run in Myanmar’s November election, an increase of over 800 applicants...