Drugs trial of Ross Dunkley opens in Yangon

Myanmar Times founder, Australian partner and five Myanmar women face minimum 10-year terms

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Analysis: Military Intransigence Signals Dead End for Peace Process

Tatmadaw’s refusal to consider public recommendations means the road to a fair and representative union will be a long one.

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China, Myanmar Agree 15-Point MoU on Economic Corridor

The huge infrastructure project is part of Beijing’s One Belt One Road Initiative; critics warn of potential for Myanmar to fall into a debt trap

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Father Recalls Family’s 3-Month Jungle Ordeal After Fleeing Fighting

Zing Thung Sunday said they often had to eat grass to survive while avoiding landmines and soldiers on their jungle trek after fleeing their village in Kachin State.

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Union Gov’t Urged to Halt Spread of Aung San Statues in Ethnic States

Failure to heed feelings of local communities could erode support for NLD, analysts warn

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NLD Defends Party Member Scorned for Marriage to Army Officer

NLD officials in Sagaing said they would discipline Facebook users who criticized a party member for being married to an army colonel and sparked a debate that has split opinion.


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Why Peace is So Elusive

Chin National Front vice chairman Salai Lian Hmung says differing definitions of democracy and federalism are the key hurdles to implementing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.


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Almost Half of Myanmar’s Shoe Factories in Danger of Shutting Down, Manufacturer Warns

Footwear, garment sectors hit by declining global orders, lack of investment, policy confusion.

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Police Seize 1.6M Meth Tablets in Rakhine State

Police said the drugs were likely headed for Bangladesh and estimated the haul's market value at $2.2 million.

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