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Indian Naval Chief to visit Myanmar to enhance maritime re...

Indian Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh began his three-day visit to Myanmar on Monday to strengthen and enhance bilateral maritime r...

Myanmar govt seeks resumption of ceasefire meeting in Marc...

Myanmar government on Sunday proposed the resumption of the regular truce monitoring meeting with the ethnic armed groups that have sig...

Myanmar’s President Calls for Military Not to Meddle in Po...

Myanmar’s President U Win Myint quoted General Aung San’s remark urging the military or Tatmadaw not to intervene in politi...

Myanmar military chief expected to appoint loyalists as re...

Expect to see a shakeup in the senior ranks of Myanmar’s armed forces in the coming months. Military commander-in-chief Senior Ge...

What will Myanmar’s new home boss mean for the country’s s...

Lieutenant General Soe Htut On Monday, Myanmar moved forward with the appointment of a new home minister. The appointment once aga...

Yangon pollution hits danger levels each morning: Monitors

Yangon Air Quality (YAQ), a team monitoring the condition of the city’s air, has called on residents to wear masks as pollution h...

Myanmar spy chief named home affairs minister

Lt Gen Soe Htut (left) meets with Lt Gen Nothapol Boonngam, Thailand’s Director of Joint Intelligence at the Royal Cliff Gran...

Myanmar EC says no campaigning, no polls near military bar...

A UEC press conference in Naypyitaw on Feb. 6, 2020 Myanmar’s election authority has announced that political parties wi...

Myanmar plans to donate rice to Coronavirus-hit China

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, deputy permanent secretary Aung Kyaw Zan said that Myanmar was planning to donate rice to China where hund...

Workers and farmers to run in Myanmar’s 2020 election to p...

Workers and farmers say they will contest the 2020 general election as independent candidates in order to better promote and protect th...

Xi’s visit establishes sovereign equality in Sino-Myanmar...

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic State visit to Myanmar last month was aimed at drawing Myanmar closer to China than ever...

Atrocities on Rohingyas: ICC launches investigation

The International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday officially launched an investigation into the allegations of atrocities committed by M...

Myanmar reimposes Internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhi...

Myanmar has reimposed an Internet shutdown in two conflict-torn western states, after partially lifting the blackout five months ago, a...

Myanmar court grants bail to lawyer and poet sued by milit...

Prominent political activists lawyer U Kyi Myint and poet U Saw Wai were granted bail by the township court in Kawthaung, Tanintharyi R...

Myanmar military accused of continued human right violatio...

Myanmar’s military has continued to carry out serious human rights violations in 2019, while the government made no progress addr...

Why it will be hard for Myanmar to comply with ICJ’s order...

Myanmar was ordered to “take all measures within its power” to prevent any further acts of violence against the Rohingya in...

Real justice for Myanmar's Rohingya will require more than...

Rohingya Muslims, described by the UN as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world, have finally seen a beacon of light in the...

ICJ gives Gambia, Myanmar 6 months to prepare pleadings in...

The International Court of Justice has announced the deadlines for initial pleadings in the genocide case The Gambia filed against Myan...

After the ICJ ruling, what will the US do for the Rohingya...

The eyes of the international community are on the US following the Order of 23 January 2020 made by the International Court of Justice...

Ex-Myanmar president to campaign for USDP ahead of this ye...

Former Myanmar President of Myanmar U Thein Sein will campaign for the country’s main opposition Union Solidarity and Development...

Myanmar govt for changing Rohingya policy, but will the mi...

Aung San Suu Kyi at ICJ hearing Myanmar faced a very fraught week internationally, as the International Court of Justice (ICJ)...