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Wednesday, March 4 2015

Student protesters calling for education reform on March 3 defied an order to disperse in a tense stand-off with police near a monastery in central Myanmar.

Worries over new and old narcotics. Farmers harvest opium poppies in Lone Twel village, Loilen Township, Southern Shan State, Myanmar, December 13, 2014. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Wednesday, March 4 2015

The United Nations drugs control body says it is concerned about the proliferation of new narcotics developed to circumvent existing ...

Wednesday, March 4 2015

The New Zealand bar manager facing jail in Myanmar over religious insult accusations was solely responsible for using a Buddha image in a controversial drinks promotion, his colleague has told a court.

Armed Myanmar Border Guard Forces patrol in the streets of Myawaddy, Kayin State, Myanmar, October 2, 2014. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Wednesday, March 4 2015

The Karen Human Rights Group has voiced concern that the firing of artillery shells by Tatmadaw troops in a township in Kayin State is preventing

Wednesday, March 4 2015

China has set up temporary settlements to relocate about 14,000 Myanmar border inhabitants who have fled to Yunnan Province following ...

A student shouts slogans as he holds up a Buddhist alm bowl during a march on the road at Letpadan, Bago division, Myanmar, March 3, 2015. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Tuesday, March 3 2015

More than 100 monks and student protesters in Myanmar began a hunger strike over education reform March 3 as police blocked their march to the commercial capital Yangon.

Tuesday, March 3 2015

Myanmar President U Thein Sein and National League for Democracy chairperson Daw Aung San Suu Kyi held rare talks at the former’s farm residenceMarch 2, ...

Tuesday, March 3 2015

The Union parliament has been urged to reject or extensively revise four controversial laws involving religion and women, ...

Tuesday, March 3 2015

Several foreign embassies in Myanmar have voiced support for the upcoming general elections set for November and have been providing ...

Tuesday, March 3 2015

The Myanmar Red Cross Society is working to reunite and reconnect families separated by the conflict in north-eastern Shan State, ...

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