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Myanmar

Farrukh Dhondy | All changes not a ‘revolution’: History can’t be just swept aside

Bloody Myanmar today is not a revolution, it is an imposed change of regime, best described as a fascist military coup

10 Apr 2021 12:05 AM

Myanmar blocks Facebook as resistance grows to coup

Service provider Telenor Myanmar confirmed that mobile operators and internet service providers had received a directive to block Facebook

04 Feb 2021 12:30 PM

In move against China, India tightens rules on investments from neighbours

The Indian government’s statement said the decision was taken to “strengthen the defence of India and national security”

24 Jul 2020 9:55 AM

Myanmar farms tigers, pangolins to cater to China's wild meat demand

Myanmar is already a hub for the illegal trafficking of wildlife, a trade driven by demand from neighbouring China

11 Jul 2020 12:35 PM

EU to beef up scrutiny of money-laundering risks, adds Panama to blacklist

The listing left out Saudi Arabia which was included in a draft list until it was struck down after pressure from the oil-rich kingdom

06 May 2020 11:45 AM

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Finance Ministry notifies changes in FDI policy under FEMA law

Prior approval of government mandatory for foreign investments, to prevent the opportunistic takeover of domestic firms

23 Apr 2020 12:42 PM

Child nuns from Myanmar dream of lives free from conflict

Myanmar child nuns dream of conflict-free lives.

24 Dec 2019 4:31 PM

Myanmar's Aung Suu Kyi denies 'genocidal intent' in Rohingya case in UN's top court

'Regrettably The Gambia has placed before the court a misleading and incomplete picture of the situation in Rakhine state,' Suu Kyi said.

12 Dec 2019 10:47 AM

Meet Aung Sein Phyo: Known for gravity defying agility and split-second coordination

Riding high on Myanmar's human-powered Ferris wheels.

26 Nov 2019 9:52 AM

Coast Guard seizes Ketamine drug worth Rs 300 crore from Myanmarese ship

On rummaging the vessel, 57 suspicious gunny bundles were found aboard, the Coast Guard said.

22 Sep 2019 4:56 PM

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Second attempt to return Rohingya to Myanmar planned: UN

Myanmar's military in August 2017 launched a counterinsurgency campaign in response to an attack by a Rohingya insurgent group.

16 Aug 2019 2:28 PM

56 killed as monsoons trigger landslides in Myanmar

Heavy rains led to a major landslide at the Ma-lat mountain. People, houses and vehicles were caught in the mud discharge.

12 Aug 2019 8:59 AM

US bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

Myanmar's army has denied virtually any wrongdoing and said it was responding to Rohingya insurgents.

17 Jul 2019 6:38 PM

Monsoon flooding in Myanmar forces thousands from their homes

‘We are working together with local authorities helping the people and providing food,’ said the department’s director, Phyu Lai Lai Htun.

15 Jul 2019 3:20 PM

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan attains UNESCO Heritage status

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.

09 Jul 2019 11:31 AM

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Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

UN investigators have separately called for the prosecution of top Myanmar generals for 'genocide'.

27 Jun 2019 9:37 PM

Myanmar gay man posts bullying note on Facebook before committing suicide

The 26-year-old librarian at MIU, his profile picture black with an insignia of death, detailed how he had been bullied by colleagues.

25 Jun 2019 4:52 PM

India, Myanmar armies hit terror camps along border in joint ops: report

The sources said the two sides might launch the third phase of the operation, depending on intelligence inputs and the ground situation.

16 Jun 2019 3:20 PM

Rohingya crisis can destabilise region if not solved: Bangladesh President

Rohingya, who belong to the Rakhine state in Myanmar, have been facing extreme persecution by authorities and majority Buddhists.

16 Jun 2019 12:50 PM

65 Rohingyas found stranded in southern Thailand

Rohingyas, who belong to the Rakhine state in Myanmar, have been facing extreme persecution by authorities and majority Buddhists.

12 Jun 2019 5:57 PM

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