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Wednesday, October 25 2017

The German ambassador to Myanmar Dorothee Janetzke-Wenzel has described the situation in Rakhine state as "extremely serious and deeply worrying ", a day after the US threatened sanctions on the country for its handling of the crisis.

"The humanitarian and human rights situation in Rakhine state is extremely serious and deeply worrying," she said while delivering a talk on German foreign policy organised by Myanmar Institute for Strategic & International Studies (MISIS) on Wednesday.

Yangon region chief Minister U Myint Swe arrives as the 69th Union Day celebration at People's Square and Park in Yangon on 12 February 2016. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Monday, March 14 2016

Myanmar's army sparked public criticism Saturday after it nominated a retired general still blacklisted by the United States to be ...

U Htin Kyaw (right) and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (centre). Photo: DKKF
Thursday, March 10 2016

Aung San Suu Kyi's party today nominated her close aide, U Htin Kyaw, to be Myanmar's next president ...

Wednesday, March 9 2016

Two more refugees resettled in Cambodia from an Australian detention camp have returned home, the government said Tuesday, ...

Wednesday, March 9 2016

Drugs worth over 20 million kyats were seized from two men in Sittwe Township, Arakan State on Tuesday 1 March.

Farmland in Ayeyarwady region. Photo: Mizzima
Wednesday, March 9 2016

Rural Development Department, Ayeyarwady Region office chief Soe Than told Mizzima that they had a plan to supply water to ...

Parliament members from National League for Democracy (NLD) party arrive on the first day of new parliament session in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 01 February 2016. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Wednesday, March 9 2016

Myanmar MP Wint Wah Tun cradles the baby she named “Parliament” and explains why she shrugged off conservative attitudes to ...

Tuesday, March 8 2016

Local people and Civil Society Organizations have urged the new NLD government to reconsider the Dawei Special Economic ...

Tuesday, March 8 2016

The United States issued a new travel warning for Laos on Monday after the latest shooting attacks against traffic on a road ...

Tuesday, March 8 2016

Myanmar's parliament meets Thursday to put forward presidential candidates, some four months after Aung San Suu Kyi's ...


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