Myanmar Cardinal Urges Pope Francis to Avoid Use of the Term ‘Rohingya’

Pope Francis will visit this month. He is expected to raise the humanitarian crisis faced by the Muslim minority after a Myanmar Army offensive in August.

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China Says Will Keep Talking to Myanmar Over Stalled Dam Scheme

China said it will continue to talk to Myanmar about a controversial stalled dam project, after Myanmar’s new energy minister cast doubt over the scheme.

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Lonely Planet Founder Urges Myanmar Youth to Travel

Tony Wheeler discusses his experiences in the country over the decades.

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Mrauk-U in Rakhine touted for UNESCO’s cultural heritage list

Thura U Aung Ko, the Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture, said that the Ministry is making arrangements for putting Mrauk-U, an ancient city in Rakhine State, on the tent...

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King Bayintnaung Bell, the fourth Memory of the World

By Maung Tha (Archaeology) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has started the program “Memory of the World” in 1992 to do assessment on the heritages of...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Let us open the door to negotiation

In regard to the Rakhine State affair, the international community is criticizing Myanmar based on one single point of view, that of human rights. They do not seem to understand that...

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Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects storage of grains in Maungtaw

Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu, the State Ministers and entrepreneurs from building and infrastructure construction inspected the conditions of the storage of grains after harv...

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Union Auditor General attends 4th ASEANSAI Summit

U Maw Than, Union Auditor General, attended the 4th ASEANSAI Summit held in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, on 6 November. Present at the summit meeting were Auditors Gen...

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2nd Pyithu Hluttaw 6th regular session holds its 10th day meeting

By Aye Aye Thant At today’s meeting held in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, replies to five asterisk-marked questions and discussion from the Hluttaw representatives over one motion and acquis...

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