Daily Archives: August 1, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi laid a wreath on the tomb of nine politicians, including her father, who were assassinated 70 years ago.

Aung San Suu Kyi gathers Myanmar religious leaders

Aung San Suu Kyi laid a wreath on the tomb of nine politicians, including her father, who were assassinated 70 years ago. (Photo courtesy of Myanmar's Ministry of Information) YANGON, Myanmar — Every year for...

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Myanmar steps towards debt trap

By Taylor McDonald 2018-07-16 Myanmar plans to reduce the cost of the Chinese-backed Kyaukpyu special economic zone and port, cap its external debt load and avoid repeating the debts...

Lucky to have full family, many don’t

HUMAYUN KABIR BHUIYAN, back from Teknaf It was a hot and humid day with occasional drizzling. On July 1, the President of the International Committee...

The future of the stateless

Maizura Ismail 16 July 2018 The global community stood transfixed as the story of the Moo Pa football team and their coach who found themselves trapped...

In apparent test of Myanmar democracy, jailed Reuters journalists to testify in court

YANGON – Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court from Monday, in a case...

Rakhine not ready to take back Rohingyas: IOM DG

International Organisation for Migration director general William Lacy Swing on Sunday said that the Myanmar authorities were not ready for taking back forcibly displaced...