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Myanmar army raises prospect of coup...

Myanmar army raises prospect of coup...

World

Tue, Jan 26 2021

The National League for Democracy won November's poll in a landslide

Myanmar urged to end prosecutions of...

Myanmar urged to end prosecutions of...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 23 2020

10 human rights organizations call for release of peaceful protesters

War, not politics: Troubled election...

Troubled election deepens tension in...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Nov 13 2020

Zaw Zaw Tun, secretary of the Rakhine Ethnic Congress said turnout was low, in contrast to the long lines...

Suu Kyi's party wins absolute majority...

Suu Kyi's party wins absolute majority...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 13 2020

The NLD has taken 368 seats of the 434 seats that have been declared, with results from 42 more yet to...

OP-ED: Myanmar polls a step closer to...

OP-ED: Myanmar polls a step closer to...

Saleem Samad

Tue, Nov 10 2020

Will a Suu Kyi and NLD win help Myanmar stay in China’s good graces?

OP-ED: Democracy without rights

OP-ED: Democracy without rights

Md Jahid Hashan

Mon, Oct 26 2020

The 2020 Myanmar general election is already shaping up to be fundamentally flawed

Myanmar vote ban extinguishes hope for...

Myanmar vote ban douses hope for...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 24 2020

Nearly two million people of voting age will now be unable to cast a ballot, about 5% of the...

Rakhine armed group admits Myanmar election...

Rakhine armed group admits abducting...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 20 2020

The group added the prisoners would be released if the government freed all innocent people ‘arrested...

Rakhine rebels say Myanmar official...

Rakhine rebels say Myanmar official...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 26 2019

The Arakan Army said its positions had come under attack from Myanmar's army

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 parliament approves panel to...

Myanmar parliament approves panel to...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 6 2019

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) submitted an “emergency proposal”...

Lost idol: New wave of Myanmar youth...

Lost idol: New wave of Myanmar youth...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 27 2018

Activists say the civilian government has also become increasingly authoritarian

Myanmar by-elections a test for leader...

Myanmar by-elections a test for leader...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 2 2018

Suu Kyi swept to power pledging that a peace process to end Myanmar's myriad ethnic conflicts was...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi urges nation to stay...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi urges nation to stay...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 2 2018

The civilian government led by Suu Kyi has no control over the military, which launched the crackdown...

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted...

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 30 2018

In his first address to parliament, the famously straight-talking Win Myint has said he would focus on...

The Suu Kyi loyalist tipped for Myanmar...

The Suu Kyi loyalist tipped for Myanmar...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 22 2018

Suu Kyi is known for keeping her cards close to her chest and operating with a very narrow group of trusted...

Myanmar ups minimum wage as economy...

Myanmar ups minimum wage as economy...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jan 3 2018

The new daily figure of 4,800 kyats represents a 33% increase on Myanmar's first-ever minimum wage introduced...

Myanmar mulls change to law seen as...

Myanmar mulls change to law seen as...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 6 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi's defenders say the Nobel Peace Prize winner, who spent years under house arrest for...