Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than receives JMPFA’s General Secretary

Speaker of the Amyotha Hluttaw Mahn Win Khaing Than yesterday received H.E. Mr. Kozo Yamamoto, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet, State Minister for Regional Revitaliza...

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Muslim Community Condemns Rakhine Violence

Prominent Myanmar Muslims denounce acts of terrorism and urge government to protect civilians from all communities.

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Urgent Rakhine Proposal Blocked in Lower House

A USDP lawmaker’s proposal to condemn the ‘terrorist attacks in Maungdaw that threaten sovereignty’ was blocked by the Lower House speaker.

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ICG Warns Heavy-Handed Military Response Could Abet ARSA in Rakhine

International Crisis Group says a disproportionate crackdown on attacks in Rakhine could entrench cycle of violence.

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Mon State Dismisses Seven Administrators

Another 31 are under investigation for alleged wrongdoings.

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Pope to Visit Myanmar, Bangladesh Amid Rohingya Crisis

The Vatican confirms the visit hours after Bangladesh border guards push back thousands of Rohingya fleeing the worst violence in Myanmar in years.

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Japan Conducts Survey to Revive Dawei SEZ

The project was suspended in 2013 due to financial shortfalls but the government has encouraged its resumption.

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Thousands of Panic-stricken Civilians Flee Fighting in Rakhine

Civilians evacuated or flee across Bangladesh border as death toll rises to 104 and UN pulls out staff.

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Kachin’s Natural Resources: A Curse More Than a Blessing

Robust economic institutions are needed to ensure fair allocation of natural resources, writes Joe Kumbun.

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