Edition:
International

Sam Aung Moon

CORRECTED-Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi visits Myanmar in SE Asia tour, promises vaccines

Jan 11 2021

YANGON, Jan 11 Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi discussed closer cooperation with Myanmar and promised vaccines against COVID-19, state-run television said on Monday, after he arrived on the first stop of a five-day tour of Southeast Asia.

Suu Kyi's party pledges unity government after election 'landslide'

Nov 13 2020

YANGON Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's ruling party said on Friday it would seek to form a government of national unity after official election results showed it had comfortably won enough parliamentary seats to form the next administration.

Myanmar volunteers under strain as coronavirus toll grows

Oct 04 2020

YANGON As Myanmar's coronavirus infections soar, the work never seems to stop for volunteers who have stepped in to help carry those suspected of symptoms to quarantine centres or hospitals.

Myanmar volunteers under strain as coronavirus toll grows

Oct 04 2020

YANGON, Oct 4 As Myanmar's coronavirus infections soar, the work never seems to stop for volunteers who have stepped in to help carry those suspected of symptoms to quarantine centres or hospitals.

'Sacrificed on the altar': Myanmar jade mine disaster fed by COVID-era desperation

Jul 10 2020

HPAKANT Sut Seng Du says he turned over 100 bodies as he clawed through the mud in a heavy downpour last week, before he finally found his brother, one of 172 people buried alive in the worst mining disaster anyone can remember in Myanmar's "jade city".

As Myanmar farmers lose their land, sand mining for Singapore is blamed

Mar 04 2020

YANGON/SINGAPORE From a boat on the Salween River in southeastern Myanmar, Than Zaw Oo pointed to a brown stretch of water he said was once full of lush paddy fields. | Video

Myanmar nationalists hold pro-military rally amid tensions with government

Feb 09 2020

YANGON Hundreds of Myanmar nationalists rallied in the country's commercial capital on Sunday in a show of support for the military, amid tensions between the civilian government and the army ahead of elections expected later this year.

Myanmar reimposes internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine, Chin states: telco operator

Feb 05 2020

YANGON Myanmar has reimposed an internet shutdown in two conflict-torn western states, after partially lifting the blackout five months ago, a leading telecoms operator said late on Monday.

Myanmar reimposes internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine, Chin states - telco operator

Feb 04 2020

YANGON, Feb 4 Myanmar has reimposed an internet shutdown in two conflict-torn western states, after partially lifting the blackout five months ago, a leading telecoms operator said late on Monday.

Myanmar already protecting Rohingya, ruling party says after world court's order

Jan 24 2020

YANGON Myanmar has put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims, a spokesman for the ruling party said on Friday, shrugging off an order from the International Court of Justice a day earlier to stop genocidal acts against the ethnic minority.

World News