After the unprecedented intervention of President U Win Myint and arrests of six top officials for corruption, the murder case will resume at Yangon Eastern District Court.
24 The News For 24 September 2018
Resettlement in southern Maungdaw won’t happen unless locals’ safety can be guaranteed, he tells worried Arakanese lawmakers.
Some lawmakers have criticized NLD party rules, calling them too rigid.
Bangladesh has asked the UN to help fund the plan and wants to convince it that the flood-prone island has been made safe for settlement. The UN has yet to comment.
The China-built hydropower plant is set to be the largest in Nepal, a country which—despite its potential for hydropower—relies on India for its annual power supply.
Companies including SK Hynix of S. Korea and Mitsubishi Electric, Toshiba Machine Co. and Komatsu of Japan began plotting production moves since July, when the first tariffs hit.
The Vatican on Saturday signed an agreement giving it a long-desired and decisive say in the appointment of bishops in China. Critics labeled it a sellout to the government.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Snr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing has received a number of foreign diplomats and UN officials over the crisis in Rakhine State. Secretary Hunt has just become the exception.
Spokesperson U Zaw Htay says the report further damages the country’s image and has potential to cause divisions between communities.
Police say head of party’s Shwebo district chapter used hate speech in attack on government
U Thein Swe said the Immigration Ministry would investigate allegations by the KNPP that more than 3,000 of the cards were issued to Rohingya wrongly identifying them as Kaman.
Buthidaung Township Lawmaker U Aung Thaung Shwe’s proposal in parliament to form a militia with local villagers to improve security in the area has been rejected.
Activists worry that laws aimed at stopping fake news could be used by governments to stifle free speech and target legitimate news outlets that are critical of them.
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