Before landing at Kyaukphyu Airport in western Myanmar, planes fly over a large area of untended farmland. During the dry season, the people of this drought-ridden area wait for rain to replenish its arid surface. Like its landscape, Myanmar's ... CHINAdaily USA, 1 month ago
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Internally displaced Arakanese civilians in Yoe Chaung village, Kyauktaw Township, Arakan State. (Photo: Hla Htay) RANGOON — Despite pledges from the Arakan State government to allocate more money toward helping the state's internally ...Irrawaddy, 1 day ago Arakan State Parliament approves refugee assistance Mizzima News, 1 week ago
The Shwe gas pipelines run from an offshore site in the Bay of Bengal to Kyaukphyu in Burma's Arakan State and eventually on to China. (Photo: Ko Soe / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Local farmers in Kyaukphyu Township, Arakan State, plan a protest ...Irrawaddy, 1 month ago
Police attend a session on Service-Oriented Policing in Rangoon on May 21. (Photo: Moe Myint / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Four police officers allegedly assaulted and extorted 100,000 kyats (US$85) from a resident of Kyan Khin village on ...Irrawaddy, 2 days ago
A Tender for private companies to work on a US$2.2 billion upgrade of the railway linking Myanmar's two largest cities will be called at the end of this year, an official said yesterday. Work on the Yangon-Mandalay railway, led by the Japan ...Myanmar Times, 5 days ago
A sign on the bridge linking China with Burma warns people in the Chinese and Burmese languages not to cross over, at the Wanding border close to Ruili, Yunnan province, in this January 12, 2009 file photo. (Photo: Ben Blanchard / Reuters) ...Irrawaddy, 1 week ago
The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw has signed an updated international maritime treaty designed to protect its coastlines from pollution damage due to oil spills. Parliament agreed to sign the most recent 1992 Protocol of the 1969 International Convention on ...Myanmar Times, 1 week ago
An amendment to election laws banning by-elections in the first and last year of a government's term has been approved by the Pyithu Hluttaw. Changes were drafted for elections in both houses of government as well as the region and state hluttaws ...Myanmar Times, 2 weeks ago Myanmar president-elect Htin Kyaw outlines plans to cut government ministries ABC Radio Australia, 2 months ago
One day after Myanmar's new government took office, China's Wanbao Mining joint operator of the controversial Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Region released a public relations video. Kachin people gather on the fourth anniversary of the ...Myanmar Times, 2 weeks ago
On a sweltering May day in an impoverished village in Rakhine State, sitting on the front porch of a house boasting several plastic chairs and, somewhat incongruously, a smart set of golf clubs, two men discuss local religious tensions surrounded by ...Myanmar Times, 2 weeks ago
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