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Analysis: Kowtowing to the ‘Prince of Evil’

Many of ex-spy chief Gen. Khin Nyunt’s victims have forgiven him; by lavishing him with respect, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein goes too far.

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Yangon Timeout

The Irrawaddy’s new and improved events list is your guide to the best food, family, art and music events happening in Yangon over the next seven days.

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AA Gathering Evidence of Tatmadaw’s Human Rights Abuses

The AA said they have evidence of violations of human rights committed by government troops during the recent spate of conflict in northern Rakhine.

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Fruit Growers’ Losses Mount Due to Muse Border Checkpoint Closure

Military closed Jin San Jiao Gate on Dec. 26; gov’t has yet to respond to requests for information from farmers, whose produce is spoiling at border

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GAD Chief Appointed Deputy Union Gov’t Office Minister

Move facilitates transfer of key department from military to civilian gov’t control

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Villagers Forced to Flee During Ceasefire Period

Interethnic conflict in Natmu, northern Shan State has sent hundreds of villagers fleeing for safety just weeks after the Myanmar military’s ceasefire announcement.

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Myanmar Opens Up to Foreign Insurance Companies

The Ministry of Planning and Finance will grant licenses for up to three fully foreign-owned life insurers and allow a number of local-foreign partnerships.

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Road Toll on ‘Death Highway’ Drops in 2018

103 people killed in accidents on Yangon-Mandalay Highway last year; decline from 2017 attributed to enforcement of speed limits, seatbelt laws

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Protests in India After Women Defy Ancient Ban on Visiting Hindu Temple

The uproar surrounding the issue has put the topic of religion, which can be highly contentious in India, squarely on the political agenda months before May’s general.

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