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Floods hit Mon State
More than 5800 people have been evacuated in Mon State following heavy rainfall and flooding yesterday. The post Floods hit Mon State appeared first on DVB Multimedia Group.
DVB - 18 June 2018
Refugees mark first Eid since Myanmar crackdown
AFP Category: NewsRegional Rohingya Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at a camp mosque in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on June 16, 2018. Photo: AFP As Muslims around the world celebrated Eid with feasting and gift-giving, (...)
Mizzima - 18 June 2018
Flash floods expected to hit Mon State
Mizzima Category: NewsDomestic Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye, centre-right, accepts a cash donation for families residing at temporary relief camps due to flash floods occurring in their homes in Mottama of Mon State. Photo: MNA Union Minister (...)
Mizzima - 18 June 2018
Investment Commission reformed
Mizzima Category: BusinessDomestic Minister of Commerce Than Myint. Photo: Minister of Commerce/Facebook Myanmar reformed its Investment Commission with 13 members and the Minister at the Office of the Government U Thaung Tun was appointed as (...)
Mizzima - 18 June 2018
NLD receives 16 applications for by-elections in Mandalay Region
Aung Ko Oo Category: NewsDomestic The Mandalay Region National League for Democracy (NLD) Party Chairman Tin Htut Oo said that there were 16 party members who applied to contest vacant seats in Mandalay Region in coming by-elections. “As far as I (...)
Mizzima - 18 June 2018
Parliament Divided Over Latest Rakhine Investigation Commission
Military representatives oppose the inclusion of an international member but both sides know they must somehow carry out an investigation that is acceptable to the international community. The post Parliament Divided Over Latest Rakhine (...)
The Irrawaddy - 16 June 2018
Myanmar to construct national water resources committee center with WB loan
Global Times Category: DevelopmentNews People crossing a busy road in downtown Yangon. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA Myanmar has borrowed 10 million US dollars' loan from the World Bank to construct the headquarters of the National Water Resources (...)
Mizzima - 16 June 2018
China’s BRI bringing unity to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation – what does this mean for (...)
Andre Wheeler Category: BusinessOpinion The magnitude of the importance of Myanmar to China's BRI plan can be glimpsed in this graphic in terms of population size, trade, and communication. Graphic: Andre Wheeler My recent trip to China to have (...)
Mizzima - 16 June 2018
‘Paradigm Trap’
Re-imagination of an Alternative Development paradigm in Myanmar Upendranadh Choragudi Category: BusinessOpinion Paradigm Trap - Myanmar farmers plants rice ahead of the summer season in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: Hein Htet/EPA-EFE As the ‘last (...)
Mizzima - 16 June 2018
Myanmar Police arrests third suspect from drug seizure case in Malaysia
Ye Naing Category: NewsDomestic The as yet unidentified suspect at the court (circled). Photo: Mizzima Myanmar Police Force have arrested a third suspect allegedly linked to the record high methamphetamine seizure case in Malaysia. The third (...)
Mizzima - 16 June 2018
Thura Shwe Mann always bears a licensed gun
Min Min Category: NewsDomestic Thura Shwe Mann. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima Legal Affairs and Special Cases Review and Analysis Committee Chairman Thura Shwe Mann says he carries a licensed gun for self defence in case of potential danger. Retired (...)
Mizzima - 16 June 2018
This Week In Parliament
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature. The post This Week In Parliament appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy - 16 June 2018
Analysis: Where Some See Respect, Ethnic Groups See Burmanization and Loss of Rights
Use of Burmese prefixes on national identity cards is a sore point for minority people The post Analysis: Where Some See Respect, Ethnic Groups See Burmanization and Loss of Rights appeared first on The (...)
The Irrawaddy - 16 June 2018
Flooding Kills at Least Five in Magway, Displaces Thousands in Rakhine
Landslides, swollen rivers strand many villagers in west of country; more heavy rains forecast The post Flooding Kills at Least Five in Magway, Displaces Thousands in Rakhine appeared first on The (...)
The Irrawaddy - 15 June 2018
Election Commission Urged to Share Details of Pending Poll
Myanmar's top election authority was urged to announce details about the Nov. 3 by-elections as soon as possible so that parties and NGOs could prepare to monitor the polls. The post Election Commission Urged to Share Details of Pending Poll (...)
The Irrawaddy - 15 June 2018
Five Perish as House Collapses in Mogok Landslide
Family members were in hillside home. The post Five Perish as House Collapses in Mogok Landslide appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy - 15 June 2018
Former Ambassador to Myanmar to Lead National Democratic Institute
Former US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell has become the new president of an international nonprofit working to support democracy around the world. The post Former Ambassador to Myanmar to Lead National Democratic Institute appeared first (...)
The Irrawaddy - 15 June 2018
Why We Need to Recognize Migrant Domestic Workers’ Contribution to Our Economies
Remittances remain hugely important to developing economies, and the Asia-Pacific region is the biggest receiver of remittances worldwide. The post Why We Need to Recognize Migrant Domestic Workers’ Contribution to Our Economies appeared first on (...)
The Irrawaddy - 15 June 2018
Myanmar Army Chief Asks UN Envoy for ‘Constructive’ Relationship
On the UN special envoy's first visit to Myanmar, Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing defended the army's actions in Rakhine State and said bias would only make the situation worse. The post Myanmar Army Chief Asks UN Envoy for ‘Constructive’ Relationship (...)
The Irrawaddy - 15 June 2018
‘I Am Not a Turncoat’: Thura Shwe Mann
The ex-general and former head of the USDP defended his move to ally himself with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi before the 2015 general elections. The post ‘I Am Not a Turncoat’: Thura Shwe Mann appeared first on The (...)
The Irrawaddy - 15 June 2018
Journalist Prepares ‘Pop Art’ Birthday Tribute for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
Exhibition features 73 works to mark democracy leader’s 73rd birthday. The post Journalist Prepares ‘Pop Art’ Birthday Tribute for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy - 15 June 2018
‘Where is Singapore?’: Trump-Kim Summit a PR Coup For Tiny City-State
Singapore said it spent $15 million on the summit, angering some citizens. But marketing experts say the coverage the event generated could be worth more than 10 times that. The post ‘Where is Singapore?’: Trump-Kim Summit a PR Coup For Tiny (...)
The Irrawaddy - 15 June 2018



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