Myanmar’s Foreign Debt — The Big Picture

Check out these Infographics to see where the country’s more than $9.1 billion in borrowing comes from — and where the money goes.

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Tatmadaw Attacks RCSS Location in Mong Kung on Eve of Peace Conference

Operation follows warning to leave new bases; RCSS leaders deny moving into new areas.

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Doctors Say 8 Tham Luang Survivors in Good Health

A government official said the first eight boys rescued from the cave were doing well but added that two of them may have developed lung infections.

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Tenth Person Rescued from Thai Cave on Third Day of Operation

A tenth person was rescued from a flooded cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped for over two weeks, raising hopes all 13 would be out by the end of the day.


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50 Dead in Accidents on Yangon-Mandalay Hwy in First Half of 2018

Traffic police said another 490 people were injured over the same period along what some have dubbed Myanmar's "death highway."

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Ethnic Armed Leaders to Meet State Counselor, Army Chief in Hope of Peace Process Breakthrough

Key leaders of seven ethnic armed groups based along Myanmar’s northern border will meet State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar Army Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.


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Artists Reflect on Myanmar Post Independence

An ongoing exhibition called "Seven Decades" features old and new works of 18 artists reflecting on important moments throughout the 70 years since Myanmar gained independence.

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Rescuers Search for Survivors After Japan Floods Kill at Least 126

Some 11,200 households had no electricity, power companies said on Monday, while hundreds of thousands had no water.

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Tham Luang Cave Ordeal Puts Spotlight on Thai Media

Thai media has faced criticism for its competitive coverage of a challenging rescue operation.

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