Army Orders Villagers to Stay Out of Rakhine’s Mayu Mountains

The verbal order follows intensified troop deployment in the region.

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Myanmar Army Questions NMSP After it Defies Military Parade Ban

The New Mon State Party held a military parade on Mon Revolution Day after being banned by the Myanmar Army from doing so anywhere but party headquarters.

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No Easy Way to Improve Myanmar’s Economy, Experts Say

At a forum on economic development in Naypyitaw, NLD and military economists lock horns on combatting Myanmar’s sluggish economy.

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Govt Security Adviser Defends Rakhine Troop Deployment

Says enhanced troops are solely for security purposes and that security in the region is the responsibility of the Myanmar Army.

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Hundreds Protest Aid Agencies in Rakhine

Buddhist monks and members of the Rakhine ethnic group held demonstrations in 15 towns, including state capital Sittwe.

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Myanmar democratic transition requires greater attention

Panelists participate in the “Where is Myanmar in its Transition” session of the Forum on Myanmar Democratic Transition. Photo: Myanmar News Agency During the third day of the Forum on...

From The Global New Light of Myanmar

Does China Want Peace in Myanmar?

Placing too much trust in the momentum of a peace process mediated by China may be misleading, writes Joe Kumbun.


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Union Ministers inspect Maungtaw District

Union Ministers and members of the Rakhine State cabinet looked into the requirements of regional development undertakings yesterday. Union Minister for Border Affairs Lt-Gen Ye Aung, Uni...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

A Wrong Step May Lead into Life-long Plunge

By Ei Cherry Aung/ Myanmar Now The night-mare which started on her way home, came to an end just after many years. Now 30-year-old Ma May Khine Oo (the then 17-year-old girl) got well wit...

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