• Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019
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Myanmar military officer's wife killed...

Myanmar military officer's wife killed...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 1 2019

More than 740,000 Rohingya Muslims fled the state after an army crackdown in 2017

Myanmar army warns against changing...

Myanmar army warns against changing...

Asia-Pacific

Sun, Feb 24 2019

The constitution grants the armed services control of security ministries and a quarter of unelected...

Myanmar picks panel to reform army-scripted...

Myanmar picks panel to reform army-scripted...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 19 2019

Suu Kyi's party has promised to reform the controversial document

Myanmar students sentenced to hard labour...

Myanmar students sentenced to hard labour...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 13 2019

The seven students were each sentenced to a total of three months in prison with hard labour for protesting...

Frenchman arrested for flying drone...

Frenchman arrested for flying drone...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 11 2019

Three journalists and their driver were jailed in 2017 for the same offence

'Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal...

'Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 8 2019

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested in December 2017 and later sentenced under the Official...

Thousands displaced as Myanmar army...

Thousands displaced as Myanmar army...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Rakhine state was notably sidelined in an unexpected unilateral ceasefire announced by the military in...

Rebels breach Myanmar ceasefire in army...

Rebels breach Myanmar ceasefire in army...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 28 2018

The military announced last week it would suspend all military movements' in the troubled northern...

Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal seven-year...

Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal seven-year...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 24 2018

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested in December 2017 and later sentenced to seven-year prison...

Myanmar policeman found killed in northern...

Myanmar policeman found killed in northern...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 23 2018

His body was found two days ago with 'gunshot wounds in his face, arm and leg near a hill inside...

Myanmar forces conduct 'clearance operations'...

Myanmar forces conduct 'clearance operations'...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 20 2018

More than 720,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh after Myanmar launched clearance operations in August 2017,...

Myanmar's president praises Rakhine...

Myanmar's president praises Rakhine...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 16 2018

More than 720,000 Rohingya have fled the western state since August 2017 after the military conducted...

Twitter CEO defends controversial Myanmar...

Twitter CEO defends controversial Myanmar...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 12 2018

Critics piled into the tech mogul for being 'tone deaf' at a time when the UN has said Myanmar's...

Rohingya family makes rare return to...

Rohingya family makes rare return to...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 11 2018

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a deal to bring back the Rohingya but many fear returning without guaranteed...

British FM to see centre of Rohingya...

British FM to see centre of Rohingya...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Suu Kyi is in a power-sharing agreement with the military, which controls a quarter of parliament's...

Russian social media bans Myanmar army...

Russian social media bans Myanmar army...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Facebook disabled his account in January after a string of vitriol targeting the stateless minority

UN probe: Myanmar army should be removed...

UN probe: Myanmar army should be removed...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Myanmar only recently emerged from almost a half century of military junta rule and Aung San Suu Kyi's...

UN teams given first access to Myanmar's...

UN teams given first access to Myanmar's...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 12 2018

It was not immediately clear which villages they will visit or which communities the UN teams will...

Myanmar defends Suu Kyi's silence over...

Myanmar defends Suu Kyi's silence over...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 4 2018

In April 8,500 people were set free in an amnesty, including 36 deemed to be political prisoners but...

Facebook blacklists Myanmar hardline...

Facebook blacklists Myanmar hardline...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 7 2018

Activists have criticised the platform for responding too slowly to reports of malicious posts, with...

UN signs Myanmar access deal amid Rohingya...

UN signs Myanmar access deal amid Rohingya...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 6 2018

The Myanmar representative for the UN refugee agency, said they hope to start as soon as possible