• Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:14
    Ending Rohingya Crisis: Bangladesh places 3 proposals at UN meet
    Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday made three recommendations for solving the Rohingya crisis at its root, including abolition of discriminatory laws, policies and practices of Myanmar against the minority group.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:24
    US documents systematic violence against Myanmar Rohingya
    The United States said Monday it had found evidence of systematic violence by Myanmar's military against the Rohingya minority, including widespread killings and rape.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
    OTT video provider to reshape Myanmar’s digital entertainment
    VIU, A leading over-the-top (OTT) video service widely available in Asia and the Middle East, hopes to redefine the digital entertainment industry in Myanmar with its entry into the market earlier this month, said Lavina Tauro, country manager of Viu Myanmar.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:26
    MIH unveils Myanmar’s fastest fibre-optic Internet
    Service provider Myanmar Information Highway (MIH) has introduced the country’s fastest fibre-optic Internet broadband for business, with 100-gigabit-per-second (Gbps) network capacity, covering 23 townships and major buildings in Yangon. Managing director Sunti Medhavikul said communication infrastructure was one of the keys to businesses success in the digital era.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Life in limbo for Thailand’s urban refugees
    Although Thailand has hosted tens of thousands of Myanmar refugees in “temporary shelters” along the Myanmar border for more than three decades now, Thai authorities are often surprised to learn that there are other refugees in need of protection in Thailand.
    opinion
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Eaton to optimise Myanmar’s power solutions
    EATON CORPORATION PLC, a multinational power management company with 2017 sales of US$20.4 billion globally, expanded into the Myanmar market last week by signing a partnership agreement with Myanmar Golden Rock International Co (MGR), according to Kidsada Santisak, the firm’s country manager for Indochina West.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:25
    74th joint patrol on Mekong River completed
    The 74th joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcers from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:33
    Thailand helps recapture Hpa-an prison fugitives
    NAYPYITAW - Thailand army, police force and border guard forces are conducting operations to prevent the fugitives of Hpa-an prison to enter Thailand through the Friendship Bridge and quays of Moei River, sources said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:51
    Rohingya crisis: UK foreign minister sits down with Aung San Suu Kyi
    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt met on Thursday with embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the first high-profile state visit to the country since the UN slammed her leadership over the Rohingya crisis.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    Sustainable ecosystem needed for telecom boom in Myanmar
    THE PROSPECTS of Myanmar experiencing a sudden boom in telecom will not be realised if the authorities failed to create a sustainable ecosystem in time, according to speakers at Myanmar Connect 2018, held on September 18-19.
    Economy
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Call for broadband infrastructure sharing
    AS THE construction of a broadband infrastructure costs a fortune, Myanmar should encourage telecom operators and Internet service providers (ISPs) to make collective efforts for broadband investment, said a technical expert at the two-day Myanmar Connect 2018.
    Economy
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:57
    Former columnist jailed for 'abusive' posts about Aung San Suu Kyi
    Yangon - A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:48
    The Rohingya refugee crisis in key dates
    Paris - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday opened a preliminary probe into Myanmar's crimes against Rohingya Muslims after a ferocious army crackdown drove more than 700,000 of them into Bangladesh.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:28
    ICC to probe Myanmar crimes against Rohingya
    The International Criminal Court's prosecutor opened a preliminary probe on Tuesday into Myanmar's alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims, including killings, sexual violence and forced deportations.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Suu Kyi, President Trump and confusing democracy
    It was a lot easier to defend the “Iron Lady” when she was under house arrest, but let me try now. We can start by considering the jailing of the Reuters reporters in Myanmar and Donald Trump’s regular and vicious attacks on the media altogether. In other words, we must bring the US president into the equation in defence of Aung San Suu Kyi.
    opinion
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