Myanmar Admission Soldiers Killed Rohingya ‘An Important Step’: US envoy

The EU and representatives of Muslim nations renewed calls for a broader international investigation into violence in the western state of Rakhine.

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KNU says UPC should be postponed until differences on security sector clarified

Groups need to iron out differences over security re-integration terminology, says secretary

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Acer, Excel Myanmar to Bring Cashless Fares to Yangon Bus System

A joint venture between the Burmese and Taiwanese firms was selected to fit the commercial capital’s public transit system with a card payment platform.

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A Lavish Wedding Is the Talk of the Town

Senior NLD official Win Htein’s son got married in style on Sunday, raising eyebrows on social media…and prompting an interesting speech from star guest Daw Aung San Suu Kyi


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Young Artist Feels Sorry for Your Shoes

“People wear and use them daily, yet no one really values them. They take you wherever you want to go. I just want to make people aware of their value,” said Nyan Ye Naing.


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Rakhine Immigration Chief Discusses Rohingya Repatriation, Citizenship

U Aung Min said local authorities were ready to start vetting applications from the refugees in Bangladesh who fled Rakhine State after the outbreak of violence there in late August.<...

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Sagaing Locals Campaign to Repaint Kaunghmudaw Pagoda White

Painted gold after a visit by Snr-Gen Than Shwe, locals want the famed pagoda returned to its original color.

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Karenni Civil Society Reps Quit Panel over State Parliament’s ‘Silence’ on Killings

Alleged executions by Tatmadaw, charging of Karenni protesters ignored by Parliament, they say.

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Mekong Countries Pledge More Cooperation as Demands on River Grow

Countries along the Mekong River say they will reinforce security, trade and cooperation in the face of concerns over competing demands on its waters.

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