Yangon-Dala Bridge Construction Stalled

Myanmar Port Authority is still negotiating the design of the project with the Construction Ministry.

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Ivanka Trump’s ‘Chinese Proverb’ Tweet Mystifies China

"Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it,” she tweeted, leading many Chinese people to state that it was not a Chinese proverb.

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Trump, Kim Co-Star in US-Made Summit Film Mixing Propaganda, Hollywood

When Trump sat down to make the case for peace to North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, he rolled out what amounted to a movie trailer starring the two leaders.

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Witness No-Show as Reuters Reporters Mark Six Months in Myanmar Detention

A police investigator failed to show at court to testify as a prosecution witness against two reporters who were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret govt papers.


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Aung San Suu Kyi to Chair Peace Talks in Mon State

Naypyitaw tight-lipped ahead of latest round of negotiations, civil society groups say.

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More than 100 Rohingya Refugees Wash Ashore on Rathedaung Beach

Passengers taken to camp in Maungdaw after vessel damaged by high winds; point of departure unclear

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WhatsApp the Media Platform of Choice for ARSA

Government urged to pressure Facebook-owned encrypted messaging service to monitor for fake news, hate speech.

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‘Who is Ruling the Country?’: Military Representative

Military representatives to Parliament oppose the inclusion of a foreign expert on a commission investigating human rights abuses in Rakhine State.

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KIA Blasts Myanmar Military on Anniversary of Civil War in Kachin

The KIA accused the Myanmar military of genocide and human rights abuses including rape and murder on Saturday to mark the seven-year anniversary of fighting in Kachin State.


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