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US voices concern about escalating violence in Myanmar

The U.S. State Department expressed concern Wednesday about escalating violence in Myanmar and urged parties to take necessary precauti...

Myanmar police continue arrests, interrogations of reporte...

VOM, Narinjara and Khit Thit face terrorism charges for interviewing the Arakan Army Myanmar Special Branch Police are crackin...

Myanmar editor could face life in jail for interviewing re...

A Myanmar journalist could face life in prison for publishing an interview with a rebel group operating in the country’s restiv...

Myanmar military warns KIA: Drive out AA or face attack

Arakan Army recruits during military training in Laiza, Kachin State Myanmar’s army has reportedly threatened to attack two...

Myanmar reports 4 new Covid-19 cases, total climbs to 14

Myanmar health officials announced four new COVID-19 cases on Monday evening, taking the total number reported in the country to 14. T...

Arakan Army raids rice shipment intended for displaced vil...

The Arakan Army (AA) looted part of a shipment of 100 sacks of rice intended for more than 1,700 displaced Chin villagers in Paletwa To...

Covid-19: Myanmar’s slow response faces criticism

Even as the coronavirus of COVID-19 pandemic scare has rendered thousands of people jobless globally, workers are at a Myanmar factory...

Myanmar orders half of govt employees to stay home over CO...

The Myanmar government has ordered half of its employees to stay at home as the country has confirmed its first three cases of coronavi...

Covid-19 and the Rohingya refugee crisis

All around the world, the numbers are climbing. Each day registers thousands of new cases and lives lost. In Europe, now the epicenter...

Myanmar urged to restore Internet during virus crisis

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and its member organizations, Equality Myanmar, Progressive Voice and Wom...

Will Arakan Army’s terrorist designation improve Myanmar’s...

Leaders of the Arakan Army, gather with other rebel leaders and representatives of various Myanmar ethnic rebel groups at the opening...

Arakan Army attacks Myanmar military training school in Ra...

The Arakan Army (AA) launched attacks on an advanced military training school in Minbya Township, Rakhine State, on Monday morning. Bo...

Myanmar declares Arakan Army a terrorist group

AA leader Major General Tun Myat Naing (M) The Myanmar government declared the Arakan Army (AA) ethnic armed group to be a ter...

Myanmar in denial with zero Covid-19 case claim

If Myanmar’s nominal leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to be believed, her country stands out as a global exception without a single rep...

Myanmar war killing India’s ‘Act East’ dream

Arakan Army soldiers take aim from an undisclosed location in Myanmar Against the ominous question mark hanging over Myanmar&rsquo...

Bangladesh hands over list of 492,000 Rohingya to Myanmar

Bangladesh’s foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said on Friday that details of 492,000 Rohingya sheltering in Cox’s Bazar for...

Myanmar closes all land borders to foreigners

Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday the closure of all border checkpoints to foreign tourists as a preve...

Myanmar’s military accuses NLD of smear campaign after con...

Military lawmaker Lt-Col Myot Htet Win A military lawmaker in Myanmar’s Union Parliament has called for negotiations as a p...

Myanmar court approves defamation case against editor over...

A Myanmar court on Monday accepted a criminal defamation case against an editor nearly a year after the government military filed a law...

21 Killed, many injured as Myanmar military jets open fire...

A total of 21 villagers were killed and about two dozen were injured when Myanmar military fighter jets opened fire on four villages in...

Myanmar Army battalion suffers losses in western campaign

In the sharpest reverse to date in an escalating counter-insurgency campaign in the west of Myanmar, an elite infantry battalion of the...