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A old woman sits among piled up belongings of residents taking shelter inside a pagoda which is turned into a temporary evacuation center at Hpa-An Township in Kayin State, Myanmar, 02 August 2018. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Friday, August 24 2018

Authorities have opened new flood relief camps as water level in Thanlwin River has reached above its danger level, following continuous rain in ...

Rohingya refugee volunteers walk along Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia district near Cox's Bazar on August 23, 2018. Photo: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP
Friday, August 24 2018

Half the Rohingya children who crossed into Bangladesh without their parents were actually orphaned by violence in Myanmar and ...

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi looks on during the 43rd Singapore Lecture at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Singapore, 21 August 2018. Photo: Wallace Woon/EPA
Friday, August 24 2018

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of the rare Freedom of Edinburgh award over her refusal to act on the Rohingya crisis — ...

Thursday, August 23 2018

Tanintharyi town faced food shortages after it was hit by severe flooding for the third time with rising river water levels while some people ...

Rohingya refugees gather to slaughter cows during Eid al-Adha festival at Jamtoli refugee camp in Ukhia district near Cox's Bazar on August 22, 2018. Photo: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP
Thursday, August 23 2018

Nearly one million Rohingya Muslims marked Eid al-Adha on Wednesday in the world's largest refugee camp, almost a year to the day since ...

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers her speech during the 43rd Singapore Lecture at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Singapore, 21 August 2018. Photo: Wallace Woon/EPA
Wednesday, August 22 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday it was up to Bangladesh to decide how quickly Rohingya refugees would return to Myanmar, ...

Minister of Finance, Revenue and Planning Kyaw Aye Thein. Photo: RiA
Wednesday, August 22 2018

Rakhine State Legislative Assembly legislator from Mrauk-U constituency Tun Thar Sein confirmed news that a complaint against two ...

Shwe Mann, Chairman of the Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission of the Assembly of the Union. Photo: Hein Htet/EPA
Tuesday, August 21 2018

Thura U Shwe Mann is currently chairman of the Union Parliament Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission and a man who ...

Laos-Myanmar border. Map: Google
Tuesday, August 21 2018

Laos and Myanmar have approved the 12th map of the border between the two countries, which they will use as an annex to ...

Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA). Photo: Mizzima
Tuesday, August 21 2018

The Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and Tatmadaw (government military) have had 15 clashes since the completion of ...

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