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Friday, 27 February 2015

Myanmar Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and an accompanying delegation have just finished a diplomatic visit to Thailand 

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Facebook users in Bangladesh have reacted angrily to the posting of a map on the Myanmar Air Force Facebook page

Thursday, 26 February 2015

How can journalists reconcile the need to share information with the danger that the news they report could potentially incite violence or spread panic?

Thursday, 26 February 2015

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has warned that Myanmar “seems headed in the wrong direction."

On the Road to Mandalay - A classic car hurtles along a dust road on the Singapore to Myanmar classic car enthusiasts' rally. Photo: Endurance Rally Association
Old tin rattling through the landscape
Thursday, 26 February 2015

The Singapore to Myanmar classic car rally arrived at the final destination of Bagan after a grueling but enjoyable 24 days on the road, according to the organizers on February 24.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Progress on human rights “stalled” in Myanmar last year, Amnesty International has said in an annual report critical of failures to investigate abuses and the impunity granted to the security forces and other government officials.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Fifty farmers from Kyauk Phyu Township in Rakhine State recently demonstrated calling for compensation over mud from the gas pipeline construction destroying their farmland, reports Burma News International on February 24.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

The Thai police have arrested two female and one male Myanmar workers for having allegedly murdered another Myanmar woman found partially naked on Koh Samui, reports the Bangkok Post on February 24.

Workers shout slogans as they protest outside their factory after a clash with police at Shwepyithar Industrial zone in Yangon, Myanmar, February 20, 2015. Myanmar police dismantled the protest sites and several people were injured during the clash between protesters and policemen. Thousands of workers are demanding a raise in their basic salary at the industrial zone. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Myanmar garment workers demonstrating over pay and factory conditions threatened to continue strikes unless their demands are met and authorities release two of their representatives detained earlier this month, according to Radio Free Asia on February 24.

Upper House to discuss amendments to the controversial National Education Law. Four-party talks between the government, students, parliamentarians and the National Network for Education Reform over the National Education Law underway at Yangon Region Parliament headquarters on February 11, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Upper House Speaker U Khin Aung Myint announced February 24 that discussions on the bill of amendment to the National Education Law with stakeholders will be held from March 5 to 15 at the Upper House’s conference room.

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