Yangon Chief Minister Unveils 5-Point Vision for Economic Growth

U Phyo Min Thein said boosting the city’s economy would be one of his priorities this year, along with improving the rule of law and cleanliness — some of Yangon's main challenges.

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KNU Renews Call for Tatmadaw to Halt Militarization of Papun

Trust in NCA is being eroded by military’s moves, Karen group says

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Activists in Mandalay Protest Arrest of Police Officers Behind Corruption Claims

Locals, lawmakers and activists in Mandalay are protesting the recent arrest of five police officers who exposed the release of an alleged timber trafficker by the local police chief....

From The Irrawaddy

The Military-Drafted Constitution Turns 10

The Irrawaddy presents a decade of commentary and opinion on Myanmar’s controversial charter and the various efforts to change it

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President’s Office Intervenes in Ngapali Beach Resort Dispute

Orders ministry to study probe by money-laundering agency; German partners seek to reclaim stake from local ex-partner, who denies link with senior NLD figure

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560 Kachin Villagers Make It to Sanctuary After 4-Week Jungle Ordeal

“We were thoroughly miserable,” says leader of group displaced by fighting

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Abbot Sought Over Rape of Three Girls in Pathein

Sisters, aged 10 to14, allegedly assaulted as mother collected wood

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‘There Is No Peace for Us’

Karen community leader and family eeks out existence in forest after fleeing increased Tatmadaw presence in Ler Maw Plu

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UN Envoy, Bangladesh Rights Chief Discuss Plan to Document Abuses against Rohingya

Dhaka concedes that without Chinese help, repatriation will be difficult   

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