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Plane believed to have crashed in Myanmar

Plane believed to have crashed in Myanmar

A Myanmar military plane carrying more than 100 people is believed to have crashed in southern Myanmar. The Chinese-made Shaanxi Y-8 plane disappeared while flying over sea from the town of Myeik, a city on an island in the Andaman

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Myanmar rejects UN criticism of Rohingya abuse investigation

Myanmar rejects UN criticism of Rohingya abuse investigation

A Myanmar state commission probing allegations the military has killed, tortured and raped Rohingya Muslims rejected accusations it is not credible, saying today it was focused on the “truth” and not pleasing the UN. Last week the United Nations’ human

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Joint Statement on the assassination of U Ko Ni

Joint Statement on the assassination of U Ko Ni

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Obama Lifts Sanctions Against Myanmar Amid Rohingya Plight

Obama Lifts Sanctions Against Myanmar Amid Rohingya Plight

WASHINGTON — President Obama on Friday lifted sanctions against Myanmar, declaring that the government there had made “substantial progress in improving human rights,” even though the country’s army is in the midst of a brutal campaign to drive out the

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Obama, using his executive authority, lifts trade sanctions on Burma

Obama, using his executive authority, lifts trade sanctions on Burma

President Obama issued an executive order Friday lifting long-standing U.S. trade sanctions against Burma, saying in a formal notification that the regime’s pattern of using repressive tactics “has been significantly altered by Burma’s substantial advances to promote democracy” over the

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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi: ‘Lawmakers Can’t be Lawbreakers’

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi: ‘Lawmakers Can’t be Lawbreakers’

RANGOON — Burma’s State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi urged members of the region’s legislatures to abide by laws during her opening address to the 37th Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) held in Naypyidaw on Friday. “Lawmakers can’t be lawbreakers,”

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Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Award As Students Protest

Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Award As Students Protest

The Harvard Foundation named Nobel laureate and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi its 2016 Humanitarian of the Year in a ceremony Saturday, while students from the Harvard Islamic Society stood outside to protest what they consider her silence toward

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Aung San Suu Kyi Urges U.S. Business Leaders to Invest in Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi Urges U.S. Business Leaders to Invest in Myanmar

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi told U.S. business leaders on Thursday that the country’s pro-democracy government has undertaken several measures to create a more welcoming business environment, and that their investments will help the Southeast Asia nation with

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Obama to Aung San Suu Kyi: US to lift Myanmar sanctions

Obama to Aung San Suu Kyi: US to lift Myanmar sanctions

President Barack Obama has told Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi that US economic sanctions against her country will be lifted, and trade preferences reinstated to provide duty-free treatment for goods from the Asian nation. Obama announced the

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Delegates From Myanmar’s Largest Ethnic Army Walk Out of Peace Talks

Delegates From Myanmar’s Largest Ethnic Army Walk Out of Peace Talks

Nine delegates from Myanmar’s most powerful armed ethnic group walked out of peace negotiations on Thursday because of an apparent mix-up regarding badges, causing a minor glitch in the government’s efforts to forge national reconciliation. The nine members from the

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WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017

WATCH: #Rohingya Daily News 19 September 2017
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