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  • US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    Expand Left: Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled over Cambodia for more than 30 years, using violence, intimidation, and politically motivated arrests and prosecutions against all perc…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Zama Neff
    Zama Neff is the executive director of the children's rights division of Human Rights Watch. She also co-chairs the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA). Neff has conducted fact-finding investigations and is the author of report…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Arvind Ganesan
    Arvind Ganesan is the director of Human Rights Watch’s Business and Human Rights Division. He leads the organization’s work to expose human rights abuses linked to business and other economic activity, hold institutions accountable, and develop s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • When Will Britain Step Up on Burma?

    When Will Britain Step Up on Burma?

    Expand Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River with an improvised raft to reach to Bangladesh in Teknaf, Bangladesh on November 12, 2017. © 2017 Reuters / Mohamm…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Security Council: Refer Myanmar to ICC

    UN Security Council: Refer Myanmar to ICC

    Expand Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River with an improvised raft to reach to Bangladesh in Teknaf, Bangladesh on November 12, 2017. © 2017 Reuters / Mohamm…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Journalists Watch from Prison as Myanmar Backslides

    Journalists Watch from Prison as Myanmar Backslides

    Expand Detained and handcuffed Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo carries his daughter Moe Thin Wai Zin while arriving for a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar on May 2, 2018.  …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Bangladesh’s Monsoon Season Threatens Rohingya Refugees

    Bangladesh’s Monsoon Season Threatens Rohingya Refugees

    Expand Rohingya refugees try to take shelter from torrential rain as they are held by the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) after illegally crossing the border, in Teknaf, Bangladesh, A…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Mangoes and Workers’ Health and Safety Rights

    Mangoes and Workers’ Health and Safety Rights

    Expand Garment workers take part in a May Day demonstration in Phnom Penh, Cambodia May 1, 2017. © 2017 Reuters How can a mango craving spiral into…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Pardons No Substitute for Reform in Myanmar

    Pardons No Substitute for Reform in Myanmar

    Expand Police officers guard in front of Insein prison while prisoners walk out, who are part of the over 8,000 inmates released to mark Myanmar’s new year amnesty announced by M…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Rape Puts Myanmar Army on UN ‘List of Shame’

    Rape Puts Myanmar Army on UN ‘List of Shame’

    Expand Rohingya refugees walk across a bamboo bridge in the Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh, February 11, 2018. © 2018 Reuters The United Nations sec…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Myanmar

MIZZIMA

  • newTackle graft, governance to stem ‘Golden Triangle’ meth trade: UNODC

    Tackle graft, governance to stem ‘Golden Triangle’ meth trade: UNODC

    AFP Category: NewsDomesticRegionalJeremy Douglas, Regional Representative, Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), speaks during the launching of t…
    - 19 hours ago, 21 May 18, 11:54pm -
  • newLocal residents in Tamu concerned over oil exploration

    Local residents in Tamu concerned over oil exploration

    Hpone Naing Phyo Category: NewsDomesticLocal residents in Tamu district, Sagaing Region are concerned about oil exploration in their area by Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) under Ministry of Electricity and Ene…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 May 18, 11:36pm -
  • newFormer USDP MP appears before court in ARSA case

    Former USDP MP appears before court in ARSA case

    Soe Thu Aung Category: NewsDomesticPhoto: Aye Chan KhaingPol. Col. Myo Thu Soe from Police True News Information Department confirmed to Mizzima that former MP Aung Zaw Win from Union Solidarity and Development Part…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 May 18, 11:31pm -
  • new3rd Union Peace Conference postponed

    3rd Union Peace Conference postponed

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticMyanmar's Foreign Minister and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during the closing ceremony of the second session of the 'Union Peace Conference - 21st century Panglong' in Naypyi…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 May 18, 11:21pm -
  • Myanmar orders refugees to leave tense border zone

    Myanmar orders refugees to leave tense border zone

    AFP Category: NewsDomesticRohingya refugees walk near their shelters in the "no man's land" behind Myanmar's border lined with barb wire fences in Maungdaw district, Rakhine state bounded by Bangladesh on April 25, 2…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 11:46pm -
  • Hong Kong paper manufacturing company to invest in Bago

    Hong Kong paper manufacturing company to invest in Bago

    Mizzima Category: BusinessDomesticBago City. Photo: East Rover/FlickrA Hong Kong listed company is seeking to construct a paper production plant in Myanmar's southern Bago region, Xinhua reported on 21 May quoting s…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 11:39pm -
  • Refugees who fled Arakan Army fighting reluctant to return

    Refugees who fled Arakan Army fighting reluctant to return

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticMap: GoogleA resumption of armed conflict between the Myanmar army and Arakan Army (AA) has made over 300 Myanmar refugees reluctant to return to their villages, according to Telegraphi…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 11:18pm -
  • BASF launches construction chemicals plant in Yangon

    BASF launches construction chemicals plant in Yangon

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticGuests mingle on Friday at the brand new BASF construction chemicals production facility in Yangon's East Dagon Industrial Zone. Photo: Evan Erickson for MizzimaBASF, the largest chemic…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 18, 10:35am -
  • USAID rep discusses development issues with Myanmar leader Suu Kyi

    USAID rep discusses development issues with Myanmar leader Suu Kyi

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticUSAID Administrator Mark Green (C) meets with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Nay Pyi Taw on 18 May 2018. Photo: USAIDU.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Admi…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 18, 3:33am -
  • Jobs touted as Bago gives green light to industrial zones

    Jobs touted as Bago gives green light to industrial zones

    Mizzima Category: BusinessDomesticPhoto: Mara/FlickrThe Bago Region government will make land available for the construction of industrial zones in Bago Region, according to the Global New Light of Myanmar in a repo…
    - 4 days ago, 19 May 18, 12:41am -

The Economist: Myanmar

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The Guardian: Burma

  • The Guardian view on the ousting of Aung San Suu Kyi’s political ally | Editorial
    By deposing Thura Shwe Mann as chair of the government party, the generals again dash democratic hopes in BurmaBurma’s so-called transition to democracy has been a fraught process from the beginning. It was clear when it started in 2010 that most o…
    - 17 Aug 15, 2:47pm -
  • From Nigeria to Burma’s jungle: courage and compassion in the war with Japan
    As the world marks VJ day, a remarkable story of an African soldier rescued by Burmese villagers on the forgotten frontA few months before he was shot as an enemy soldier in its sweltering jungles, 16-year-old Nigerian Isaac Fadoyebo had never even h…
    - 15 Aug 15, 7:05pm -
  • Turmoil in Burma's military-backed ruling party as leaders are deposed
    Key figures including the parliament’s Speaker removed amid tensions within Union Solidarity and Development party, which grew out of former junta Burmese security forces surrounded the headquarters of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development pa…
    - 13 Aug 15, 9:56am -
  • Photo highlights of the day: WWII bomb and black balls in LA
    The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including an unexploded bomb in London, the EU migration crisis, and a very big queue for a job fair in Indonesia Continue reading...
    - 11 Aug 15, 9:20am -
  • The forgotten army of WWII: West Africa's soldiers in Burma – exclusive video
    Nigerians made up more than half of the total force of 90,000 West African soldiers deployed to south east Asia after 1943, as part of the British army’s 81st and 82nd (West Africa) Divisions. But while the role of Indians and Gurkhas in the campai…
    - 10 Aug 15, 6:40am -
  • The 20 photographs of the week
    The migrant crisis in Europe, Stuart Broad at the Ashes, the wildfires in California – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Continue reading...
    - 8 Aug 15, 9:16am -
  • Flooding in Burma likely to spread south - video
    Flooding in Burma is likely to spread further south, the UN announced on Tuesday. Over 200,000 people have been affected, and 46 killed, by the heavy monsoon rain which has caused flashfloods and landslides in central and northern areas of the countr…
    - 4 Aug 15, 4:42pm -
  • Deadly floods leave trail of destruction across southern Asia
    More than 100 people have died and up to 1 million have fled their homes, with areas of Burma declared disaster zones and India also badly hitHeavy monsoon rains have continued to lash much of southern Asia, threatening further casualties and more de…
    - 3 Aug 15, 8:35am -
  • Burma flood toll will increase as monsoon rains lash region, warns UN
    Thousands have already been affected by the downpours and aid workers fear that the death toll of 27 is likely to grow significantly higherThe toll from flash floods and landslides in Burma after days of torrential rain is likely to spike, the UN has…
    - 2 Aug 15, 1:47am -
  • Hunt is on for 33 slave ships off coast of Papua New Guinea
    Immigration officials seek trawler fleet crewed by 1,000 trafficked Burmese men that is thought likely to be supplying the UK with seafoodA fleet of at least 30 fishing trawlers crewed by slaves is being hunted off the coast of Papua New Guinea as th…
    - 1 Aug 15, 5:00pm -
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