Responding to international efforts to prosecute Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis, government spokesman says country’s image ‘severely damaged’.
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An artist has criticized the EU for renting real estate from the family of military dictator Ne Win and for allegedly failing to respond to war crimes in Myanmar.
Bangladesh army chief General Aziz Ahmed reportedly set to visit Myanmar from Dec. 8-13; trip follows high-profile visit to China.
Zau Seng, a Kachin medic and cameraman working with the US-based Free Burma Rangers relief group in Syria, is killed in a mortar strike by Turkish-backed forces.
The Yangon City Development Committee says a Singaporean luxury spa in Yangon’s Secretariat building has to be closed, as it has been operating without a license.
China seeks international domination and must be confronted, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warns.
US Assistant Secretary of State David Stilwell visited Yangon, Sittwe and Naypyitaw this week and offered continued support for democracy and development.
New climate study finds land occupied by 300 million people—many of them living in six Asian countries—faces annual flood risk by mid-century.
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and other nations in the region prepare for possible ‘lone wolf’ strikes by ISIS loyalists after terror group leader’s death in Syria.
US Federal Communications Commission set to block state funding to telecom carriers who do business with China’s Huawei, ZTE on grounds of national security.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets Myanmar MMA champ Aung La Nsang, aka the ‘Burmese Python’, in Tokyo and congratulates him on his recent ONE Championship win.
Myanmar appoints Daw Hmway Hmway Khyne, a UN representative and outspoken critic of the UN’s accountability mechanisms on Myanmar, as its ambassador to Italy on Monday.
China has nearly finished a vast harbor near Shanghai as a space to build and dock a new class of large aircraft carriers; construction of the first is under way.
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