A medical volunteer (R) casts her ballot in a mobile polling station inside a Covid-19 coronavirus medical center in Yangon on October 29, 2020. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
05 November 2020
This election is shaping up to be less about the democratic optimism that brought the...
A volunteer from Clean Yangon carries food to give low income people from a slum area in Yangon, Myanmar, 05 April 2020. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
25 October 2020
Countries across the globe, including Myanmar, are facing the twin challenges of...
Supporters of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party on a motorcade pass supporters of the opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), seen at right, during a campaign in Wundwin, near Mandalay on September 19, 2020. Photo: Kyaw Thet Zin/AFP
20 October 2020
COVID-19 has already cast a darkening shadow of gloom over Myanmar’s November election. A...
09 October 2020
Eight stranded Indian fishermen have finally been able to return home to Chennai from...
This photo taken on October 1, 2020 shows volunteers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) as they arrive at a quarantine centre in ambulances with individuals suspected of having the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Yangon. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
06 October 2020
Ministry of Health and Sports Director and spokesperson Dr. Than Naing Soe recently sat...
An elderly Pakistani man makes wooden blind at a market, on the eve of International Day of Older Persons, in Karachi, Pakistan 30 September 2020. Photo: EPA
04 October 2020
The 30th anniversary of the ‘International Day of Older Persons’ was commemorated on 1...
People hold a banner reading 'save the Mongolian language' during a protest against China's ban on Mongolian language in Inner Mongolia, at Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 15 September 2020. Photo: EPA
03 October 2020
Ethnic Mongolians in China’s Inner Mongolia region have been in recent weeks venting...
Mount Everest in Nepal. Photo: Narendra Shrestha/EPA
03 October 2020
When in 2018, K.P. Sharma Oli formed a government with a two-thirds majority in Nepal,...
European High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell during a plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, 15 September 2020. Photo: EPA
20 September 2020
I had the pleasure to discuss with my ASEAN counterparts how we can strengthen...
(File) United Wa State Army (UWSA) special force snipers participate in a military parade, to commemorate 30 years of a ceasefire signed with the Myanmar military in the Wa State, in Panghsang on April 17, 2019. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
19 September 2020
As the November 8 election date draws nearer, all contesting parties have scrambled to...
Myanmar man works at a rice mill in Moulmeingyun township of Ayeyarwaddy region, Myanmar. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
13 September 2020
The recently concluded 35th Asia Pacific Regional Conference of Food and Agriculture...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: Mizzima
06 September 2020
I thank the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) and its Director General, Dr. T.C.A....

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