• 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
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Genocide and the moral crisis gripping Asean 
    Just 20 days after Asean celebrated its 51st anniversary, the United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar reported on August 28 that genocide and other atrocities had been committed by the military in Kachin, Rakhine and Shan states.
    opinion
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Myanmar pushes on with telecom reforms
    IN A BID to improve its transition to the digital economy, Myanmar will accelerate reforms in the telecommunications sector by strengthening its legal framework, said a senior official at the Myanmar Connect 2018, which kicked off yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:51
     Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk
    Yangon - Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    KoneSi rides digital platform to lift Myanmar’s logistics sector
    RETAILERS will no longer need to bother about logistics and fleet operators or worry about empty runs in Myanmar thanks to an innovative technical solution launched earlier this year, according to Soe Pyae Aung, co-founder and chief operating officer of KoneSi Freight Co.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:52
    Myanmar jailbreakers could be heading to Thailand
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:25
     Urgent : Dozens of inmates escape in Myanmar jail break
    Yangon - Myanmar police are hunting dozens of escaped inmates who hijacked a delivery truck and smashed through the gates of their jail in a daring prison break on Sunday, officials said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:04
    EU blasts Myanmar's jailing of reporters after Suu Kyi defence
    The EU's diplomatic chief on Thursday condemned Myanmar's jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country's tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men's treatment.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:58
    UN report details silencing of independent journalism in Myanmar
    A host of ill-defined laws has been used in Myanmar to exert control over independent journalism across the country, including in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states, a UN human rights report on freedom of expression in the country has found.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    Sang to defend One middleweight title in One Yangon
    Yangon - ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced the main event for ONE: PURSUIT OF GREATNESS, set for Friday, 26 October, at the Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar.
    sports
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:12
    China plans bullet train to India through Bangladesh
    Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu said his country was mooting a bullet train service between Kunming and Kolkata, traversing through Myanmar and Bangladesh.
    business
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thai silence deafening as world condemns Myanmar
    In shutting down Bangkok panel on Rohingya crisis, junta has further damaged nation’s international standing
    opinion
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    MM Social aims to rival Facebook, Instagram in Myanmar
    MYANMAR people’s thirst for a 100 per cent local social network platform like Facebook will be satisfied by the recent launch of MM Social developed by young technicians, Yan Naing Myint, founder and managing director of MM Social Zone Co, said.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:28
    Troops catch up with smuggled Porsche in Tak
    A Thai man was arrested early on Wednesday after he was caught transporting a Porsche supercar with fake licence plate from the Myanmar border to downtown Tak.
    Breaking News
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