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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 -
  • Reuters Journalists Charged in Myanmar

    Reuters Journalists Charged in Myanmar

    Expand Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo leave Insein court in a police van in Yangon, Myanmar, July 9, 2018. © 2018 Reuters A judge in Ya…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • US: Strengthen Targeted Sanctions on Burma

    US: Strengthen Targeted Sanctions 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/Mohammad…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Myanmar: Accountability needed to stem continuing abuses against Rohingya
    Make no mistake, the Rohingya crisis continues unabated. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya are at risk in both Myanmar and Bangladesh. Around 500,000 Rohingya remain in Rakhine State, where the government of Myanmar has taken paltry few steps to refo…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Myanmar: Free Reuters Journalists, Drop Case

    Myanmar: Free Reuters Journalists, Drop Case

    Expand Detained journalist Kyaw Soe Oo carries his daughter while escorted by police outside a court in Yangon, Myanmar, June 18, 2018. © 2018 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A Better US List of Countries Using Child Soldiers

    A Better US List of Countries Using Child Soldiers

    Expand Child soldiers put down their guns in a disarmament and release ceremony in Jonglei state, South Sudan, February 10, 2015.  © 2015 Sebastian Rich/Co…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Myanmar: Prosecute Dismissed Officers for Atrocities

    Myanmar: Prosecute Dismissed Officers for Atrocities

    Expand Myanmar troops take part in a military exercise, February 3, 2018. © 2018 Reuters (New York) – The Myanmar government should prosecute rec…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Human Rights Council: As US Retreats, Other Countries Need To Work Together in Defense of Human Rights
    At a time when courageous leadership in defense of human rights is most critical, Human Rights Watch regrets the self-defeating decision by the United States to withdraw from this Council. By walking away, the US is turning its back not just on the C…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Myanmar

MIZZIMA

  • newAn estimated 100 miners feared dead in Phakant landslide

    An estimated 100 miners feared dead in Phakant landslide

    Soe Thu Aung Category: NewsDomesticPhoto: Ko Paw Myo Sut AungLocal people from Lonekhin village-tracts said that about 100 Yaymasay jade miners (rag picker miners from waste earth dumpsites) were feared dead in a la…
    - 3 hours ago, 16 Jul 18, 1:02am -
  • newFPNCC vows to continue peace meetings with gov't

    FPNCC vows to continue peace meetings with gov't

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticGeneral Gun Maw (C) from the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) arrives at a hotel after a meeting with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, 12 July 2018. Photo:…
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jul 18, 12:33am -
  • newLocal authority orders quarry to stop mining

    Local authority orders quarry to stop mining

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticMinbya Township General Administration Department issued a local order by permission of Rakhine State Government to stop quarry mining near Kyein Taung pagoda in Minbya Township, Rakhine…
    - 4 hours ago, 16 Jul 18, 12:17am -
  • Award-winning chef Thae Thae Zaw sets sights on SE Asian competition

    Award-winning chef Thae Thae Zaw sets sights on SE Asian competition

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticSan Myo, Bronze Level WinnerHilton Vocational Training graduate Ms Thae Thae Zaw’s dream came true when she won gold medal for plated dessert display at the 2018 Myanmar Culinary Arts…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Jul 18, 3:06am -
  • Myanmar’s need for a shared long-term vision

    Myanmar’s need for a shared long-term vision

    U Thant Myint-U Category: NewsOpinionPHOTO - U Thant Myint-UU Thant Myint-U has called for a shared long-term vision for Myanmar.The historian, writer and conservationist was speaking on the 8 July at the "Yaw Ming…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Jul 18, 1:45am -
  • U Thant Myint-U

    - 2 days ago, 14 Jul 18, 1:45am -
  • Aung Win Zaw testifies he did not see alleged gunman at airport

    Aung Win Zaw testifies he did not see alleged gunman at airport

    Ye Naing (Laukkaing) Category: NewsDomesticAung Win Zaw. Photo: Ye NaingAccused Aung Win Zaw testified in court that he did not see the alleged gunman Kyi Lin at Yangon International airport on the day of the assass…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Jul 18, 1:30am -
  • Talk of signing NCA or not is premature, says Maj. Gen. Gum Maw

    Talk of signing NCA or not is premature, says Maj. Gen. Gum Maw

    Zeyar Maw Category: NewsDomesticKachin Independence Organization (KIO) Vice-Chairman Maj. Gen. Gum Maw. Photo: Thet Ko/MizzimaKachin Independence Organization (KIO) Vice-Chairman Maj. Gen. Gum Maw said that it was p…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Jul 18, 1:25am -
  • Second earthquake forum to be held in Yangon

    Second earthquake forum to be held in Yangon

    Mizzima Category: DevelopmentNewsCars pass on the Hledan flyover near the new construction in Yangon. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPAMyanmar is due to hold its second earthquake forum in Yangon later today with the aim…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 11:29pm -
  • Kyi Lin says he shot Ko Ni in fear of being killed

    Kyi Lin says he shot Ko Ni in fear of being killed

    Ye Naing Category: NewsDomesticKyi Lin (C). Photo: Ye Naing/MizzimaGunman Kyi Lin testified in court yesterday that he had to shoot advocate Ko Ni at Yangon International Airport at close range in fear of being kill…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 11:21pm -

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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