Mandalay Police Seek 2 Men in 6 Million Kyat Gold Shop Heist

Knife-wielding man, motorcycle driving accomplice snatch 116 grams of gold bangles

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Rohingya Crisis is Just the Tip of a Dark Iceberg

International preoccupation with Rakhine means many other grave humanitarian issues in Myanmar are being overlooked

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Govt Orders Fix of Buddha Statues With ‘Disgraceful’ Hand Gestures

The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture has ordered monasteries to correct Buddha statues with mudras that go against Theravada Buddhist scripture or face legal action.


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Malaysians Make Record Bust of Crystal Meth, Shipped from Myanmar

Malaysia has made its largest ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, finding nearly 1.2 tons of the drug disguised as tea in a shipment from Myanmar.

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NLD Confirms Anti-Graft Agency Has No Power to Take Legal Action Against Lawmakers

Only parties can punish wayward elected officials, due to lack of specific laws

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President Pardons Scores of Rohingya Detained While Returning from Bangladesh

Group of 62 who crossed border independently now await temporary resettlement in Hla Phoe Khaung transit camp

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President Nominates New Finance Minister Following Resignation

The president has nominated U Soe Win as finance minister to replace U Kyaw Win, who resigned last week following confirmation that he was under investigation for corruption.


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China to Host Iran to Avoid Project Disruption Amid Nuclear Deal Doubt

China will host Iran at a regional summit aimed at avoiding disruption of joint projects as major powers scramble to save Iran's nuclear deal after the United States pulled out.


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US Team in North Korea For Talks on Summit, Trump Says

Trump said on Sunday a US team had arrived in North Korea to prepare for a proposed summit with Kim Jong Un, which Trump pulled out of last week before reconsidering.

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