Hong Kong democracy activists Agnes Chow and Joshua Wong have been jailed for 10 and 13.5 months respectively for their roles in an unauthorized protest last year.
02 The News For 2 December 2020
The Japanese government will foot the bill to vaccinate all residents for free following the passage of a law by the Diet on Wednesday.
U Aung Kyi has resigned as chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission after earning praise from the public as a committed graft-buster.
In a meeting with religious leader Rev. Dr. Hkalam Samson, Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing vowed to seek peace with the KIA and to clear landmines so that IDPs can return home.
The Tatmadaw has called on the Union Election Commission to release documents related to voting in hundreds of constituencies where troops cast ballots.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing reaches retirement age next year but it is unknown if he will step down.
The Chinese ambassador said the beginning of the NLD government’s next term coincides with the launch of Beijing’s new five-year plan, presenting economic opportunities.
Hundreds of medical staff among the coronavirus cases in Yangon, while many residents fail to comply with the stay-at-home orders.
As Myanmar continues to attract foreign investment, a sweeping study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has called for reform of state-owned industries.
Lt-Gen Sein Win is expected to be the military’s choice for vice president in the new administration; experts say his appointment could herald warmer civil-military ties.
A farmer group hopes its “safe food” pilot can introduce the benefits of organic produce to Myanmar’s consumers.
Aware of the poor reputations of many current ministers, the NLD has vowed to take the public’s views into consideration when appointing the new government’s cabinet.
Almost 1,000 villagers are seeking shelter in Mogoke after the Ta'ang National Liberation Army and Myanmar’s military clashed near their homes this week.
National League for Democracy candidate S Mar Gam says an armed group forced residents to vote for his Union Solidarity and Development Party rivals.
Chief of Myanmar’s Anti-Corruption Commission Steps Down
Myanmar Military Chief Promises to Ease Return of Kachin IDPs
Myanmar’s Military Refuses to Comment on Chief’s Retirement
China Vows to Deepen Economic Cooperation, Open Markets to Myanmar
Biden Taps ex-Fed Chair Yellen as 1st-Ever Woman Treasury Secretary
Taiwan Launches Construction of First Indigenous Submarine
Japan Reiterates Concerns Over Disputed Islands to China's Foreign Minister
G-20 Vows Fair Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines to All Nations
47 Karenni Villages Asked to Pay $10K for Electricity Connection
US Firm Plans Beverage Packaging Plant in Rangoon
Malaysia to Release Satellite Data on Missing Jet
Participants Say They Were Tricked Into Joining USDP Rally
Myanmar Defense Minister Tipped to Become VP in New Govt
After Election Victory, Myanmar’s Ruling Party Under Pressure to Get Cabinet Picks Right
NLD Reaches Out to Myanmar’s Ethnic Parties Seeking Federal Union and an End to Civil War
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