22 Feb 2021
Facebook has punished the Myanmar military establishment after it led the recent coup that ousted the elected government. The social media giant removed the military establishment's eponymously named Facebook page Tatmadaw, which roughly translates to True News Information Team.
22 Feb 2021
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned the use of deadly violence in Myanmar days after at least two were killed in anti-coup protests.
18 Feb 2021
UN independent investigator on Myanmar said on Wednesday that hardened troops are being deployed from a number of border areas in northern Rakhine to some cities, raising the possibility of bloodshed and a tragic loss of life.
16 Feb 2021
Myanmar Police filed a new charge against leader Aung San Suu Kyi, her lawyer said on Tuesday, which may allow her to be held indefinitely without trial.
06 Feb 2021
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pledged on Friday that the United Nations will do everything to unite the international community and create conditions for reversing the military coup in Myanmar.
06 Feb 2021
Military authorities in-charge of Myanmar broadened a ban on social media following this week's coup and ordered communications operators and internet service providers to shut Twitter and Instagram, as residents in the biggest city again banged pots and plastic bottles to show their opposition to the army takeover.
03 Feb 2021
Scores of people in Myanmar's largest city honked car horns and banged on pots and pans on Tuesday in the first known public resistance to the coup, led a day earlier by the country's military.
01 Feb 2021
Myanmar's military has announced it will hold a new election at the end of a one-year state of emergency it declared on Monday when it seized control of the country and reportedly detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
01 Feb 2021
The military took control over Myanmar on Monday, soon after it detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior members of the governing party, the National League for Democracy (NLD).
01 Feb 2021
Enticing and mystical are two descriptions that best suit Nagaland.
13 Aug 2020
As the latest addition to its portfolio of mid-range smartphones, Vivo has launched the S1 Prime model in Myanmar. The handset comes as a slightly tweaked version of the X50 Lite which was unveiled in Australia back in May.
14 Feb 2020
A pornographic video filmed at a sacred site in Myanmar has invited severe backlash from locals.
17 Jul 2019
From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.
12 Jul 2019
Football is indeed the most popular sport across the globe.
16 Jun 2019
In a joint operation conducted over three weeks, the armies of India and Myanmar destroyed several insurgent camps set up by Northeast-based terrorist groups inside Myanmar, defense sources said on Sunday.
07 May 2019
Two Reuters journalists, convicted in Myanmar under Official Secrets Act, were released on Tuesday after spending 500 days in prison.
20 Feb 2019
A cross-border motor rally to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi has reached Agartala, Tripura, from Dhaka, Bangladesh, via the Akhaura International Checkpost (ICP).
17 Jan 2019
Mizoram government has banned the import of pigs and piglets to prevent the outbreak of a disease that has cost the lives of thousands of swine in the state.
13 Jan 2019
The Social Network which released in 2010 explored the story of how Facebook was set up and took a look into the cases, founder Mark Zuckerberg faced, from Eduardo Saverin and the Winklevoss twins.
13 Dec 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind today visited a temple of goddess Kali in Yangon, Myanmar.
12 Dec 2018
In the latest development in the 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' controversy involving Jack Dorsey, the Twitter CEO has pleaded ignorance, and has asked the Rajasthan High Court to quash an FIR against him.
12 Dec 2018
The friendship between India and Myanmar is not driven by short-term goals, but by a lasting quest for mutual peace and prosperity, President Ram Nath Kovind said yesterday, as he extended New Delhi's support for preserving the unity and territorial integrity of the neighboring country.
04 Dec 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Myanmar from December 10 to 14 during which he will hold talks with his counterpart U Win Myint and State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, an official statement said today.
13 Nov 2018
Amnesty International yesterday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honor over the de facto Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the country's military against Rohingya Muslims.
12 Nov 2018
Seeking a voluntary, safe, and dignified return of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, the US asserted yesterday that Dhaka must ensure the returnees have the freedom of movement and "not be confined to camps".
04 Oct 2018
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere in the deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying it wasn't inclined to take the decision.
24 Sep 2018
Myanmar army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of the country, a week after a UN probe suggested that he be prosecuted for "genocide" against the Rohingya minority.
13 Sep 2018
Amid widespread international criticism over the arrest of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the court's verdict and said the two were imprisoned as per the law.
10 Sep 2018
The UN rights chief called for the creation of a new mechanism for preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.
04 Sep 2018
An activist who has spent 40 years fighting for Rohingya rights in Myanmar will donate $1mn, which he received as prize money for his work, to provide medical assistance to around 375,000 Rohingya refugees staying across South East Asia.
03 Sep 2018
On Monday, a Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years of prison for illegal possession of state secrets. Their trial lasted for 8 months.
19 Jul 2018
Accused of helping to spur violence in Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and India, Facebook said it will start removing misinformation that leads to physical harm and violence.
27 Jun 2018
A 70-year-old Indian-origin woman in Singapore has been allegedly murdered at her home by a 23-year-old maid Zin Mar Nwe from Myanmar, police said.
20 Jun 2018
7,400 people from India filed applications for asylum in the US last year, according to UN Refugee Agency's annual Global Trends report.
19 Jun 2018
A record 68.5mn people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence, and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, a report released by UN refugee agency in Geneva said.
12 Jun 2018
Heavy rains have caused severe structural damage to camps in Bangladesh hosting over one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, the United Nations has said.
23 May 2018
In what could potentially change the narrative around Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, a report by Amnesty International has made controversial allegations.
12 May 2018
At least 19 people have been killed in clashes between Myanmar's military and an ethnic armed group today in northern Shan State, the most deadly flare-up in recent years as fighting in the borderlands intensifies.
20 Apr 2018
Every photo tells a story and a Reuters team of photojournalists did exactly that when they captured the plight of nearly 600,000 Rohingya refugees desperately trying to flee Myanmar and come to Bangladesh in 2017.
30 Mar 2018
About 1.5 lakh Rohingya refugees, who fled violence in Myanmar to settle in crowded camps in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, are living in flood-prone areas and must be relocated ahead of the coming rainy season, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said.