Rebel armies back Htin Kyaw

The new government must placate Myanmar's powerful rebel armies. Source: Wikimedia  Three ethnic rebel armies currently engaged in conflict with Myanmar's military says it is...

Rebel armies back Htin Kyaw

The new government must placate Myanmar's powerful rebel armies. Source: Wikimedia  Three ethnic rebel armies currently engaged in conflict with Myanmar's military says it is...

Myanmar military picks hard-line vice president

The burgundy-clad monks in the 2007 confusingly named “saffron” revolution. Myanmar’s next second in command, Myint Swe, was blamed for its brutal suppression. Source:...

Villagers flee fresh Shan fighting

The Myanmar army remains extremely powerful. Source: Flickr Thousands of civilians have fled their villages in Myanmar’s Shan State after fighting between ethnic minority rebel...

Students mark Letpadan crackdown anniversary

No probe has been launched into the police’s use of force on March 10, 2015, in Letpadan. Source: Flickr Myanmar’s students are marking a year...

NLD chooses Suu Kyi’s ‘driver’ as president

Aung San Suu Kyi memorabilia at the NLD's Yangon headquarters. Suu Kyi, 70, will not be the next president but the constitution might be...

China hopes Suu Kyi will revive divisive dam project

NLD co-founder Tin Oo, 89, might be too frail for the presidency. Source: Wikimedia China is hopeful that an abandoned dam project in Myanmar can be...

Suu Kyi enforces ruler on unstable Rakhine

Mrauk U, Rakhine State. The enchanting destination is extremely difficult to reach because of the isolated state's poor infrastructure. Source: Wikimedia More than half of the cabinet...

Suu Kyi speeds up presidential selection

Uniformed military MPs (far side) are becoming uncomfortable with the new dominant force in parliament. Source: Wikimedia Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is set to...

Amnesty condemns Myanmar rights record

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s most famous former political prisoner, is curiously absent from campaigns to end contemporary human rights abuses. Source: Wikimedia   Last year...

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