Widowed and alone 21-year-old Umme Kulthum had hoped for a fresh start in Bangladesh, but was forced into prostitution instead, falling victim to what aid groups ...
The just published periodic report of the World Bank viz., Myanmar Economic Monitor 2017 (MEM for short)  presents an optimistic scenario on...
Burmese authors, monks, and passersby share their thoughts with a local audience on the grounds of the Mandalay Hill Resort. (Credit: Ben Dunant)
In a hotel conference room in Mandalay, Jung Chang, author of celebrated Chinese saga Wild Swans, told an audience of writers, Buddhist monks, and ...
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. Shanaka J. Peiris visited Myanmar from November 6 −17 to conduct discussions for the 2017 Article IV consultations.
A host of foreign ministers from Asia and Europe descend on Bangladesh Saturday for talks on the Rohingya refugee crisis that has put strains ...
Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) issued its monthly report which says the number of prisoners arrested for political activities has reached ...
UN member-states on Thursday urged Myanmar authorities to end a military campaign against the Muslim Rohingya in a resolution adopted despite opposition from ...
Rohingya refugees cannot return to Rakhine state until "real Myanmar citizens" are ready to accept them, the country's army chief said Thursday, ...
The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) has approved a total of 31 foreign and local investments in Myanmar in October and November, according to ...
Three journalists and their driver could face up to three years in prison for allegedly violating Myanmar's import-export law by bringing a drone into the country ...
Around 40 of the 110 heritage buildings listed in the "Architectural Guide Yangon" need urgent repairs and renovation, says Benjamin Bansal, one of its three authors.
On 20-21 November, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, ...
Hours before her foreign minister arrives in Myanmar to discuss the refugee issue, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has blamed the country's ...
Malaysian journalist Mok Choy (R), and Singapore journalist Lau Hon Meng (L), leave Zabu Thiri court during their first trial in Naypyitaw, Myanmar 10, November 2017. Photo: Thet Aung/EPA-EFE
Documentary makers working for Turkey's state television channel will make their second appearance in a Myanmar court on today, 16 November, the Anadolu Agency.
Myanmar and Bangladesh will establish a bilateral communications system in attempts to step up efforts for fighting terrorism and to arrest ARSA terrorists ...

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