• Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
    Big talk but little action on Rohingya
    Though the crisis was subject of intense discussion discussed at the Asean meet, few decisions were made
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:08
    Asean pledges assistance over Rohingya crisis, discusses territorial disputes
    Asean foreign ministers agreed on Thursday to fully support the role of Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi in providing humanitarian assistance to Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis.
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  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Asean foreign ministers to focus on a win-win Indo-Pacific strategy
    Asean foreign ministers will seek to find a common Indo-Pacific strategy during their informal meeting in Chiang Mai today to deal with the changing geopolitical situation.
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Germany’s Hafele keeps its faith in  Myanmar, despite current slowdown
    THOUGH SOME multinational companies still wait and see to enter Myanmar, Hafele Ltd, a German company providing architectural hardware and electronic access control systems with presence in more than 150 countries, remains confident in the market, according to Thasaphong Eurnithilert, director of Hafele (Myanmar) Ltd.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:47
    Suspect escapes Songkhla police cell
    A suspect from Myanmar on Thursday broke free from a detention room at a police station in Songkhla where he was being detained pending a human trafficking investigation.
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  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:16
    Myanmar man shot after he allegedly attacked policeman with knife
    A Myanmar man was shot and injured after he allegedly attacked a policeman with a knife on Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:30
    Karen on border receive welfare cards
    Underprivileged ethnic Karen people in a village on the Myanmar border received welfare cards on Tuesday under the government’s Thai Niyom Yangyuen (Sustainable Thainess) scheme.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Bid to establish Myanmar derivatives market begins
    THOUGH Myanmar’s stock market is yet to be very active due to a lag in investor interest, another move is now under way to set up a derivatives market in the nation, according to a workshop held at the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) yesterday.
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Tech boom to bring in a new era in Myanmar
    THOUGH DIGITAL literacy is still low in Myanmar, people’s eagerness to try new things and their ability to easily adapt to a new environment could generate a technology boom in the country by encouraging young entrepreneurs to establish tech-based companies, say tech experts.
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:35
    Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against 7-year sentence
    Yangon - A Myanmar judge dismissed an appeal Friday by two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years while investigating atrocities committed against the Rohingya, dashing slim hopes that the pair could be freed early.
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  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 19:50
    Myanmar man arrested with 300kg of 'ice' in Chiang Rai
    A Shan State man from Myanmar was arrested after troops intercepted his pickup truck and found 300kg of crystal meth on Wednesday night.
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  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:00
    Hunt for driver after two hit-and-run fatalities in Pathum Thani
    Police are searching for a hit-and-run SUV driver, believed to be from Myanmar, who killed two people in separate accidents only 500 metres apart in Pathum Thani's Klong Luang district early on Thursday.
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  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Myanmar asks EU not to revoke GSP
    IN FEAR OF negative impacts on the nation’s growth and the grass root population over European Union’s potential withdrawal of its generalised scheme of preferences (GSP) from the country, Myanmar officials and businesses have requested the EU to reconsider the move.
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:15
    New Myanmar unrest panics Rohingya in border limbo
    Bandarban, Bangladesh - Panic is gripping thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees living in no-man's land on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, with daily clashes between Myanmar security forces and ethnic Rakhine insurgents.
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  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 17:52
    Ongo rides financial inclusion push
    The B2B payments service gears up for expansion across Myanmar as Yangon promotes digital services
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