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09:47, 27 April 2018 Friday
Myanmar
09:47, 21 April 2018 Saturday

79 Rohingya rescued off Indonesia's coast

Refugees were mostly in a state of weakness and pain due to a lack of food and water

11:16, 17 April 2018 Tuesday

Myanmar pardons 8 500 prisoners in amnesty

President Win Myint, who took office last month after his predecessor suddenly resigned, said the pardons would be granted on humanitarian grounds during the Buddhist new year festival known as Thingyan. 

09:08, 11 April 2018 Wednesday

Myanmar soldiers get prison terms for Rohingya massacre

Ten Rohingya Muslim men were massacred in remote village of Inn Din last September

12:30, 03 April 2018 Tuesday

Pilot dies in Myanmar military plane crash

A live video on Facebook showed flames billowing up from the crash site near Kyunkone village about an hour away from the capital Naypyidaw.

09:43, 30 March 2018 Friday

Myanmar Suu Kyi ally sworn in as president

Win Myint, former house speaker, was elected as new president by parliament on Wednesday  

09:11, 21 March 2018 Wednesday

Myanmar s president resigns

Military-nominated Vice President Myint Swe will assume the role until parliament can confirm a replacement in seven days

15:18, 13 March 2018 Tuesday

Myanmar refuses investigations access

At least 319 villages were partially or totally destroyed after 'clearance operations' since last August, says UN expert

12:13, 13 March 2018 Tuesday

UK says Myanmar army behind 'systematic violence'

Foreign Office minister Field urges Myanmar to 'establish a credible investigation into these horrifying accusations'

11:17, 12 March 2018 Monday

Myanmar 'militarizing' burnt Rohingya villages

Security bases are being built, bulldozing of Rohingya land, including mosques is being carrying out: Amnesty International

09:19, 27 February 2018 Tuesday

Myanmar police detain six in Rakhine bombing probe

Suspects all are ethnic Rakhine Buddhists.

03:09, 22 February 2018 Thursday

2 women killed in northeastern Myanmar bomb blasts

13 others injured after explosion rocks branch of local Yoma Bank  

11:39, 04 February 2018 Sunday

Mystery shrouds Muslim lawyer's assassination

Nobel laureate State Counselor Suu Kyi stays silent on Ko Ni's first death anniversary

11:40, 31 January 2018 Wednesday

Myanmar greenlights LNG-power plant plans

Myanmar will need 6,000 MW of energy to function efficiently by 2020-2021, says Ministry of Electricity and Energy

13:45, 22 January 2018 Monday

Bangladesh delays Rohingya refugee return

Dhaka had been due to start the huge process on January 23, after agreeing a two-year timescale with Yangon.

15:39, 18 January 2018 Thursday

Myanmar arrests MP after Rakhine riot

The arrest came after seven people were killed and a dozen injured when police opened fire on a crowd of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists trying to seize a government office late Tuesday.

10:07, 11 January 2018 Thursday

US disappointed in Myanmar decision on two journalists

State Department urged Myanmar to release two journalists immediately

11:19, 29 December 2017 Friday

TRT World crew released from Myanmar prison

2 state TV journalists and 2 freelancers served time for flying drone over parliament; they said Myanmar knew their plans

11:57, 07 December 2017 Thursday

US House urges Myanmar sanctions over Rohingya campaign

House of Representatives condemns 'murderous ethnic cleansing and atrocities' against Rohingya in Myanmar

03:09, 06 December 2017 Wednesday

Strong resolution' needed on Myanmar at UN meet Amnesty

Myanmar's military denies accusations by the UN and US that it has committed ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya in northern Rakhine state.

20:09, 27 November 2017 Monday

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi wins Islamophobia Award 2017

In the UK category, the Islamophobe of the year announced as former EDL leader Tommy Robinson

12:00, 27 November 2017 Monday

Pope arrives in Myanmar on first papal visit

Pope Francis will meet State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Rohingya refugees  



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