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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Hindu refugees living in a temporary camp in Bangladesh remember when harmony prevailed between them and their Rohingya Muslim neighbors ...

Thursday, 14 September 2017

A judge has sentenced a Yangon resident to eight days in jail for public disorder after he entered a residential neighbourhood and threatened to ...

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

When we arrive at the Border Guard Force checkpoint, security guards look us up and down, then ask if we are coming to the casino. It’s 8pm. We nod and are allowed in.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The residents of this flood-prone part of southwestern Rakhine State are still struggling to resume agricultural production ...

Friday, 7 July 2017

In a sign of mounting tensions between the government and Buddhist hardliners, Myanmar’s Religious Affairs Minister Thura Aung Ko ...

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Nyo Win’s family relied on his small-scale fishing expeditions for more than 20 years. But now he is considering abandoning the work.

Monday, 12 June 2017

The low-level hum of weaving machines and conversation fill the house in Chai village, a rural community in Magwe Region’s ...

Friday, 2 June 2017

Lawmakers in Yangon’s regional ...

Friday, 19 May 2017

For years, a natural buffer of thick forest kept the annual monsoon waters from inundating Sein Win’s ...

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Until fairly recently, the residents of Kan Ngu, a coastal village in southern Rakhine State, had considered the mangroves in ...

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