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Meet the women’s rights activist confronting the politics of sex in Myanmar
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 03:52

Myanmar women’s rights activist Htar Htar has a modest goal – total upheaval of her country’s ingrained gender inequality. Her organisation, Akh...

Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on Rohingya refugees
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 02:06

BANGKOK — Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement on Thursday covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to esca...

'We are ready to take them back': Myanmar signs Rohingya refugee deal
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 23:28

Myanmar says it is ready to take back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence for neighbouring Bangladesh, but some refugees are w...

'We are ready to take them back': Myanmar signs Rohingya refugee deal
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 23:28

Myanmar says it is ready to take back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence for neighbouring Bangladesh, but some refugees are w...

Pope Francis Faces Diplomatic Dilemma In Myanmar Visit
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 22:55

Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Myanmar next week — a rare trip for the world’s top Christian leader to a Buddhist-majority country accused of ...

Myanmar Rohingya crisis: Deal to allow return of Muslim refugees
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:10

Myanmar agrees to take back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence for Bangladesh. BBC News - Asia

Tillerson: Myanmar clearly 'ethnic cleansing' the Rohingya
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:01

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has shifted his stance on the Myanmar government's actions against the Rohingya Muslim minority in the country, la...

Rohingya crisis: US calls Myanmar action 'ethnic cleansing'
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:59

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Myanmar Rohingya Muslims suffered "horrendous atrocities". BBC News - Asia

US condemns 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya in Myanmar
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 23:30

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused the military of Myanmar of subjecting the country's Rohingya population to "ethnic cleansing." The UN ...

Cambodia, Myanmar to promote ancient temples
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 03:58

Tourists take photos at Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. Cambodia and Myanmar plan to promote the temples of Angkor and the ancient city of Bagan. Cambodia N...

US Ambassador to Myanmar Meets With Rakhine Political Party, NGOs to Discuss Rohingya Crisis
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:54

The U.S. ambassador to Myanmar met with NGOs and Rakhine state’s dominant ethnic political party to discuss recent violence that has wracked the reg...

Myanmar: EU and Germany see positive signals amid Rohingya crisis
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:29

Germany's foreign minister has said he believes Myanmar will make a deal to repatriate 600,000 Rohingya refugees who fled Rakhine state. Many in Myanm...

China and Myanmar talk infrastructure as Rohingya crisis rages
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:12

China and Myanmar tried to keep the focus on economic ties on Monday, vowing to push ahead with a joint “economic corridor” against the ba...

Myanmar Cardinal Calls Criticism of Aung San Suu Kyi 'Unfair' Ahead of Pope's Visit
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:20

The leader of Myanmar’s Catholic Church spoke out on Friday against what he called unjust criticism of Nobel Peace laureate and de facto national le...

Journalists face a second round of charges over Myanmar drone case
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:00

Lawyers asked the Myanmar court to drop the charges for bringing a drone into the country after claiming the accused are being subjected to a double j...

Tillerson says US considers individual sanctions for Myanmar
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:21

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — U.S. philstar.com - World

US secretary of state prepares to press Myanmar on Rohingya crisis
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:17

Tillerson will be meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar today to stress the importance of ending the country’s violence against the Rohingyas U...

Tillerson calls for Myanmar Rohingya crisis probe
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:55

The US is concerned about the Rohingya crisis, but it is not the right time for sanctions, he added. BBC News - Asia

Abe urges Myanmar to work on Rohingya issue
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:27

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to work toward the return of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to...

Myanmar Military Asserts That it ‘Abided by Laws’ During Rakhine Crackdown
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:12

Myanmar’s army issued a report on Monday denying allegations of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims days after the top general in charge of military...

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