Better late than never, residents of Rakhine State might well be saying after the state government reveals its 100-day initiatives today, having postponed the public disclosure three times previously. Rakhine State residents drive through Sittwe ... Myanmar Times, 2 days ago
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Three people including a local village official were jailed on Wednesday in Arakan State's Kyaukphyu Township for alleged connections with the rebel group Arakan Army . The three Maung Aye of Kyaukphyu, Tun That Phyu of Pauktaw, and Zaw Win ...DVB, 1 week ago
Police in Shan State say they arrested a man on Friday for illegally crossing the border from China. The man, identified as Ba Shein, allegedly entered the country from the Chinese town of Ruili through the border checkpoint at Muse. According ...DVB, 1 week ago
Amid evidence that as many as one child in three suffers from stunted growth, an NGO has set out to combat malnutrition. The Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) will commit US$14.5 million to improve nutrition for 3 million people. On ...Myanmar Times, 1 week ago
Thousands of people in western Arakan State are seeking food, fresh water and shelter as monsoonal floodwaters continue to drive them from their homes. The main townships affected are reported to be Minbya, Ponnagyun, Mrauk-U, Pauktaw and ...DVB, 2 weeks ago
Listen / Displaced people in Pauktaw camp in rural Rakhine, Myanmar File Photo: OCHA/Kirsten Mildren The international community has been urged by a UN expert to prioritize human rights in Myanmar, particularly in business and investment ...United Nations Multimedia, 2 weeks ago
Buddhist nationalists held demonstrations across Arakan State on Sunday to protest the Burmese government's recommendation that, for the sake of diplomatic protocol, the ethnic Rohingya minority in the region be referred to as the Muslim community ...DVB, 2 weeks ago
Listen / An assessment team talks to displaced people in Pauktaw camp in rural Rakhine, Myanmar, where more than 20,000 Rohingya live. Photo: OCHA/Kirsten Mildren Authorities in Myanmar are being urged to take concrete steps to put an end to ...United Nations Multimedia, 1 month ago Myanmar minorities suffer systemic discrimination, abuse: UN United Nations Multimedia, 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, 1 month ago
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