Responding to international efforts to prosecute Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis, government spokesman says country’s image ‘severely damaged’.
16 The News For 16 November 2019
Civil society groups are calling attention to the increasing number of cases filed by the Myanmar military against civilians for speaking about constitutional amendments.
Myanmar’s Union Election Commission has told 20 opposition parties they face dissolution if they repeat claims about foreign interference in the 2020 general election.
The deputy minister for electricity says the government is boosting supplies to ensure that power cuts are consigned to history.
Arakan Army says its forces killed a Myanmar military battalion commander and six soldiers in a mine attack; Myanmar military denies attack occurred.
Bangladeshi police arrest Rohingya refugee, local man on suspicion of working as recruiters for the banned extremist group JMB.
Thai police seize 176 kg of crystal methamphetamine hidden in the metal frames of electric treadmills bound for Japan.
Hong Kong condemns attack on the city’s justice secretary, Teresa Cheng, who was pushed to the ground in London by protesters shouting ‘murderer’.
A Rakhine State court has thrown out drug charges against the chairman of Arakan Rakkhita Group, U Ba Aye, after almost 400,000 yaba pills were found at his farm.
The Irrawaddy English editor Kyaw Zwa Moe wins the National Literature Award for his volume of articles on Myanmar’s political changes and life as a political prisoner.
Teacher, monk among civilians injured in Kutkai as violence between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army and the Myanmar military continues.
The Myanmar government has announced plans to form a single ministry to handle economic programs as well as plans to support private sector growth.
Italy-based ENI Co. and local partner outline oil exploration plans in eight townships to Mandalay regional parliament; public consultations due to begin this month.
Protesters paralyze parts of Hong Kong for a fourth straight day, forcing school closures, blocking highways and disrupting rail services amid an escalation in violence.
130 Civil Societies Call on Myanmar Military to Drop Charges Against Civilians
Myanmar UEC Warns Opposition Parties of Dissolution
Govt Promises to Meet Myanmar’s Rising Electricity Demand
Myanmar Military Commander, 6 Soldiers Killed in Mine Attack, AA Says
Thai Police Seize 176 kg of Crystal Meth in Treadmills Bound for Japan
Hong Kong Condemns Attack on Justice Secretary in London
Citywide Protests Disrupt Hong Kong as Students Barricade Campuses
UN Urges Southeast Asian Countries to Get Tough on Plastic Pollution
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