Parliament to Consider Reinstating Gen Aung San on Currency

Independence hero’s image was removed from money under military junta.

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Two Kachin Pastors Sentenced for Unlawful Association

Tatmadaw targets two pastors, who are also charged with defamation.

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Life in Bangladesh Refugee Camps

The dire conditions faced by more than 600,000 Rohingya in squalid camps in Bangladesh after fleeing Myanmar Army clearance operations prompt US action.

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Myanmar Gives Green Light to Resume Food Aid to Rakhine, says UN

The WFP was previously distributing food rations to 110,000 people in northern Rakhine state—to both Buddhist and Rohingya communities.

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Myanmar Illustrator on Inspirations, Humor and Storytelling

Award-winning cartoonist, illustrator and animator Wunna Soe shares his story.

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Govt to Provide Aid to Displaced Persons

As international support for people living in camps in Kachin and Shan state dwindles, spokesperson says govt is ready to provide food.

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TNLA Members Rape School Headmistress in Shan State

TNLA confirms rape of school headmistress in Kyaukme Township and says soldiers involved are in detention.

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Appeal to Deny Myanmar Now Editor Bail Fails

Defamation trial in Mandalay against Ko Swe Win will continue next week.

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‘Like a Roar’: Dozens Killed in Blasts at Indonesia Fireworks Plant

Blasts trigger blaze that traps workers in factory.

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