Suu Kyi loyalist named president 

One of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's loyalists, Win Myint, has been voted in as the troubled state’s new president, amid hopes...

Myanmar Speaker tipped for presidency 

Myanmar’s Lower House Speaker Win Myint has resigned after President President Htin Kyaw Kyaw (pictured) quit yesterday (Wednesday), prompting speculation that he will be the next...

Army builds on Muslim land: Amnesty 

Myanmar is building military camps over flattened Rohingya villages, Amnesty International says, pointing to a key reason behind the targeting of the Muslim minority...

Rohingya ethnic cleansing ongoing: UN

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh cannot be safely returned to Myanmar because ethnic cleansing is continuing, a UN rights chief has warned. Assistant secretary general for...

Three bombs rock Sittwe

Three pre-dawn bombs exploded in Rakhine State’s troubled capital Sittwe, including one in the compound of the state government secretary's home, although no deaths...

Tourism survives Rohingya crisis 

Myanmar received 3.44 million visitors last year, according to its Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, up 18 per cent from the 2.9 million arrivals...

Myanmar ‘buying’ N Korean arms

Myanmar is facing criticism over reports it has been receiving ballistic missile technology and weapons from North Korea. A spokesperson for Australia’s Department of Foreign...

Suu Kyi’s house firebombed

A petrol bomb has been thrown at the famous lakeside home of Myanmar’s State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi. Rumours apparently spread in the multicultural...

We sacked US envoy: Myanmar

Myanmar says it kicked US diplomat Bill Richardson off an advisory panel on the Rohingya crisis, accusing him of making a "personal attack" on...

Rakhine police shoot protesters

Seven people have reportedly been shot dead and 12 injured when Myanmar’s police opened fire on Buddhist protesters in troubled Rakhine State. An event marking...

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