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Police briefly block Myanmar student march

Yangon--Myanmar police briefly blocked the path of a major student protest march in a remote central region Tuesday as the government said it wanted to prevent "instability ". The procession of some 300 people -- comprised of students, monks and ... Qatar Peninsula, 1 hour ago

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SHOPPING FINDS / Wraparound skirts for men, women

By Makoto Sumiya / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer YANGON — Many men and women in Myanmar wear traditional wraparound skirts known as longyi. Available in various colors such as blue, red, dark blue and black, the skirts are called paso when worn by ...
 The Japan News15 hours ago

1,000 villagers trapped in eastern Myanmar fighting

Listen YANGON Trucks were on standby Saturday to try to rescue more than 1,000 residents trapped in two villages in Myanmar's restive state of Kachin, where fierce fighting broke out between government troops and rebels, residents said. The ...
 Gulf Time UAE9 hours ago Fighting traps Kachin villagers  Bangkok Post1 week ago 1,000 villagers trapped by fighting in eastern Myanmar  FOXNews.com1 week ago The Himalayan Times  Himalayan times1 week ago
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In Pictures: Yangon monsoon flooding

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 Al Jazeera1 day ago
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Heavy scrutiny on Chinese investments in Myanmar

YANGON: In Myanmar, opposition to Chinese-backed projects is mounting. Locals allege that Beijing is only interested in exploiting their natural resources, and new trade deals may lead to growing scrutiny over Beijing's influence there. The ...
 Channel NewsAsia1 day ago

Sporadic bombings hit jade mining companies in northern Myanmar

YANGON, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- A series of sporadic bomb attacks targeting jade mining companies occurred at the mining area of Phakant in Myanmar's northernmost Kachin state over the past three days, local media reported Monday. Bombed by an ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 day ago XINHUA - Sporadic bombings hit jade mining companies in northern Myanmar  Namibia Press Agency1 day ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Constitutional talks become numbers game ahead of elections

YANGON, Myanmar -- Myanmar President Thein Sein has rejected six-party talks on constitutional amendments, arguing that such discussions should include a wider range of participants. But opponents accuse him of intentionally muddying the waters with ...
 Nikkei Asian Review4 days ago Myanmar's parliament re-proposes holding six-party talks for constitution amendment  Xinhua News Agency4 days ago XINHUA - Myanmar's parliament re-proposes holding six-party talks for constitution amendment  Namibia Press Agency4 days ago Myanmar political leaders to hold talks on amending constitution  Reuters2 months ago

Battle in Myanmar's northernmost state ends: official

YANGON, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Battle between Myanmar's government troops and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has ended with peace prevailing after more than four days of clashes in Phakant, the northernmost state of Kachin, official sources said on ...
 Xinhua News Agency6 days ago XINHUA - Sporadic armed clashes continue in Myanmar's northernmost state  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago XINHUA - Battle in Myanmar's northernmost state ends: official  Namibia Press Agency6 days ago XINHUA - Clashes between Myanmar troops, armed group continue in northernmost state  Namibia Press Agency1 week ago

Army moves to end underage recruitment

:42 A notice in Yangon saying the army does not accept underage recruitment. The army has taken action against 327 soldiers who were involved in underage recruitment last year . The Tatmadaw is now escalating efforts to remove underage ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 day ago Myanmar releases more child soldiers - Unicef  Interaksyon2 days ago XINHUA - Myanmar military releases 42 more child soldiers  Namibia Press Agency4 days ago Myanmar military releases 42 more child soldiers  Xinhua News Agency4 days ago
Bangkok Post

Unrest hindering country's development, says Myanmar army chief

YANGON: Myanmar's army chief said peace in the war-ravaged nation is in the hands of ethnic rebels, in an interview, as a fresh surge in unrest in northern Kachin state casts doubt over ceasefire efforts. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said peace ... week ago Rebel unrest puts Myanmar ceasefire plans at risk: Minister  Economic Times1 week ago Fresh unrest in Kachin state puts Myanmar ceasefire at risk  Financial Express Bangladesh1 week ago Myanmar peace process in rebel hands: army chief  Bangkok Post1 week ago
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