Police Investigate Shooting in Mandalay

Map. History of Myanmar conflict

24 September 2018
Police Investigate Shooting in Mandalay
1 month ago
Myanmar has scaled back plans for a Chinese-backed port on its western coast, sharply reducing the cost of the project after concerns it could leave the Southeast Asian nation heavily indebted, a top government official and an advisor told Reuters
Some 150,000 people have been forced from their homes and a dozen killed in south-eastern Myanmar, where fears grow of more flooding due to monsoon rains1 month ago
Some 150,000 people have been forced from their homes and a dozen killed in south-eastern Myanmar, where fears grow of more flooding due to monsoon rains
Reuters reporter jailed in Myanmar denies collecting secret documents
1 month ago
Thousands of people have been displaced by the floods in Mon State. Journalists have arrived Bilin township, 112km away from Mawlamyine.
[email protected] cites China, Burma and Iran as places where Religious Freedom faces particular challenges.
2 month ago
Eight bodies recovered after landslide at defunct Myanmar jade mine
[email protected] reporter on trial in Myanmar says he was hooded, deprived of sleep and forced to kneel for hours at a secret police interrogation site
2 month ago
At least 27 people are feared dead following a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, as heavy rains hamper the search for survivors
UN urges Myanmar's government to step up efforts to help Rohingya Muslims return home
Reuters reporter says Myanmar police planted 'secret' papers
Myanmar military seized weapons from Rohingya before launching deadly crackdown
Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar military attacks on Rohingya Muslims.
Survivor of Mae Hong Son Plane Crash Dies
[email protected] journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been detained in Myanmar for 218 days
Myanmar police insisted on meeting, gave documents: Reuters reporter
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 39km WNW of Prome, Burma
Another round of Suu Kyi-led peace talks begins in Myanmar in an attempt to bring more ethnic rebel groups into a ceasefire accord
Myanmar court rules that prosecution of Reuters reporters can go to full trial.
Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar's draconian secrecy law must face trial, a judge rules, for an offence that carries up to 14 years in jail
Many Rohingya refugees report being pressured by Myanmar authorities to accept a national verification card that says they "need to apply for citizenship" – Zeid Raad al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Rohingya continue to flee Myanmar's Rakhine state, with 11,432 arrivals in Bangladesh this year as of mid-June - UN Rights Chief Zeid
It's been raining heavily for hours in Cox's Bazar. The Rohingya refugee population is already extremely vulnerable. Monsoon season rains only make things worse for them.
Myanmar court to rule next week on whether to charge jailed Reuters reporters
"They want justice and a safe return home," says the UN chief, who is visiting Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, along with the head of the World Bank, Jim Yong-kim
UN chief Antonio Guterres says he heard "unimaginable accounts of killing and rape from Rohingya refugees" taking shelter in vast camps in Bangladesh after fleeing atrocities in Myanmar
UN chief describes the plight of Rohingya refugees as 'a humanitarian and human rights nightmare'
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 89km NNW of Sop Pong, Thailand
BBC: We managed to join a Myanmar government trip to northern Rakhine state. We see burnt-out Rohingya villages all along our route. We get out of the car to investigate one - but our minder tries to stop us. What happened here? "Something explode(d)" he says @BBCWorld
UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres heading to Bangladesh
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