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Number of journalists jailed for doing...

Number of journalists jailed for doing...

World

Thu, Dec 13 2018

The number of journalists imprisoned on charges of "false news" rose to 28, up from 21 last...

Between the good and the great

Between the good and the great

Mahmudur Rahman

Wed, Dec 12 2018

What makes a memory worth keeping? 

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...

Myanmar, India strengthen ties in key...

Myanmar, India strengthen ties in key...

World

Tue, Dec 11 2018

On Tuesday, India's President Shri Ram Nath Kovind was greeted with the full pomp and circumstance...

Myanmar court jails anti-war protesters...

Myanmar court jails anti-war protesters...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 8 2018

A judge in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin state, found two men and one woman guilty of defamation

Myanmar claims Rohingya rebels killed...

Myanmar claims Rohingya rebels killed...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 7 2018

The Myanmar Army, also called the Tatmadaw, did not state the total number of its own casualties in the...

Myanmar closes Rohingya camps but 'entrenches...

Myanmar closes Rohingya camps but 'entrenches...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Dec 6 2018

Residents and staff working in the camps said those that have moved into the new accommodation remain...

17 Bangladeshi citizens return home...

17 Bangladeshis return home after serving...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Dec 5 2018

They were arrested in several places of Myanmar at various times

Myanmar minister: Rohingya brainwashed...

Myanmar minister: Rohingya brainwashed...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 5 2018

Plans to repatriate an initial group of 2,260 Rohingya from the camps last month were scuppered after...

Rohingya migrant boat lands in...

Rohingya migrant boat lands in...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 4 2018

It is the latest in a series of boat departures from Myanmar and Bangladesh, from where Rohingya Muslims...

Human rights law group calls for tribunal...

Human rights law group calls for tribunal...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 4 2018

There were reasonable grounds to believe the Myanmar military committed crimes against humanity, genocide...

Rohingya Repatriation: ‘Do the right...

Rohingya Repatriation: ‘Do the right...

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Dec 3 2018

This is the first communication after the repatriation attempt failed on Nov 15

A glimmer of hope?

A glimmer of hope?

Editorial

Sun, Dec 2 2018

There is still hope for Myanmar, as more of its youth population is now speaking out against Suu Kyi’s...

Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech which...

Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech which...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 1 2018

Her speech at the Kathmandu meeting, backed by the Universal Peace Foundation, came a day after Paris...

Even if your voice shakes

Even if your voice shakes

Abak Hussain

Sat, Dec 1 2018

Young activists in Myanmar aren’t staying silent anymore

Lost idol: New wave of Myanmar youth...

New wave of Myanmar youth activists...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 1 2018

At stake is the future of Myanmar’s transition towards democracy after years of military rule

Rights groups: Nepal should raise Rohingya...

Rights groups: Nepal should raise Rohingya...

World

Thu, Nov 29 2018

Her two-day visit to Nepal commences Thursday

Myanmar seizes boat carrying 93 fleeing...

Myanmar seizes boat carrying 93 fleeing...

World

Tue, Nov 27 2018

The navy stopped the boat on Sunday and detained the 93 people, who said they had come from the Thae...

Protest in Myanmar's Rakhine state opposes...

Protest in Myanmar's Rakhine state opposes...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 25 2018

About 100 people led by Buddhists monks marched through the state capital Sittwe holding red banners...

Danish envoy to PM: Myanmar should take...

Danish envoy to PM: Myanmar should take...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Nov 20 2018

The Danish ambassador said Denmark wants to infuse new dynamism into bilateral cooperation between the...

Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans...

Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Nov 18 2018

With Bangladesh now set to go to the polls on December 30, any decision either to repatriate people,...