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Bangladesh asks visiting Myanmar delegation to stop Rohingya exodus

January 12, 2017 11:53 am

Myanmarese delegates also called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Gono Bhaban Wednesday evening and discussed the Rohingya situation

Myanmar health authorities struggle to prepare for Zika outbreak

November 20, 2016 9:40 am

The WHO Myanmar country head Dr Jorge M. Luna, warned Myanmar was likely to experience more cases of the mosquito-borne virus that has spread quickly in the region.

Myanmar struggles to clear Yangon port jam; Port delays could stymie industries

June 10, 2016 11:17 am

The Myanmar Industrial Port(MIP) miscalculated the volume of incoming shipment.

At least 11 dead in Myanmar landslide, many feared missing

May 24, 2016 11:43 am

The rescue operation is ongoing.

US to engage with Myanmar for transition to civilian rule

May 19, 2016 11:49 am

"We are carefully exploring in close consultation with Congress what can be done to use calibrated military-to- military engagement to support a transition to civilian rule," US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said.

Myanmar welcomes US move to ease more sanctions

May 18, 2016 6:30 pm

The United States lifted a host of financial and trade embargoes Tuesday to recognise the "historic milestone" of the country's transfer to a civilian-led government.

US set to renew, but tweak, sanctions against Myanmar

May 14, 2016 12:57 pm

US lawmakers of both parties have also urged Obama to renew the sanctions authority that expires on May 20.

21 die in boat capsize off Myanmar: UN

April 20, 2016 12:44 am

The vessel was transporting around 60 passengers from a camp to a local market, according to the UN's Pierre Peron in Myanmar, who said the majority were internally displaced people.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi reaches out to rebels with federalism vow

April 18, 2016 2:06 pm

Attempts to amend the army's charter under the former quasi-civilian government were stymied by the military --which is gifted 25 per cent of all parliamentary seats by the constitution it scripted.

LIVE: Earthquake measuring 6.9 in magnitude jolts Myanmar, tremors felt in parts of India

April 13, 2016 7:43 pm

Tremors were felt in parts of Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna, Bhubaneswar and Delhi.

MYANMAR VIDEOS

Indian Buddhist monks march for peace in Myanmar

February 12, 2016 9:37 am

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): As Myanmar moves towards new government formation, Indian Buddhist monks initiated a ‘Peace Yatra’ in Myanmar led by His Eminence Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche, a spiritual regent to His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa. The peace padyatra witnessed tens of thousands gathered at the 2,500 years old Shwedagon Pagoda, to seek the blessings of the sacred 2,600 year- old-bone relic of the Buddha. The yatra initiated by the monks was aimed at enabling India and Myanmar to work together for ensuring a smooth transition along with the blessings of Buddha and messages of compassion, wisdom and loving-kindness. The peace padh yatra which showed significant signs of peace and stronger relationship between the two countries, witnessed Indian Ambassador to Myanmar Gautam Mukhopadhaya, attending the prayer sessions in the Shwedagon Pagoda.On bringing the sacred Buddha bone relic to Myanmar, Gautam Mukhopadhaya said it is a very rare occasion where the relic has been brought out of the country and will definitely prove as a meeting point of two traditions.

Aung San Suu Kyi holds massive election rally in Yangon

November 02, 2015 11:44 am

Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election.

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