A Bitter Budget Battle in Rakhine State Drags On

Rakhine's elected lawmakers and appointed cabinet members can't agree on the next state budget, putting much-needed development projects at risk of painful delays.

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U Htin Kyaw’s Two-Year Presidency in Pictures

A look back at his historic tenure as head of state.

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New Tourism Push Targets Japanese Travelers

Tourism Association organizes familiarization trip to Kawthaung; airport upgrades planned

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Analysis: Who Will Be Myanmar’s Next President?

Suu Kyi will likely choose a loyal confidante who can maintain good relations with the military.

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Rakhine Leaders Abolish Political Dialogue Panel, Citing Govt Interference

Prevented from holding public meetings, ALP, ANP are “no longer interested.”

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Parliament Approves Funds for Internet Oversight Body

The 6.46 billion kyats will fund a new monitoring body charged with identifying people who instigate political instability online.

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Nearly Half of Yangon’s Water Supply Lost Daily Before Reaching Residents

Some 100 million gallons of water is wasted daily in the supply process.

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‘You Can Label Us As Nationalist,’ USDP Chairman Says

USDP Chairman U Than Htay said his party did not mind being labeled "nationalist" because it was dedicated to protecting national interests.

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Myanmar Lower House Speaker Resigns, Tipped as Next President

U Win Myint submits resignation shortly after president’s departure the same day, prompting speculation that he will become the next president.

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