Myanmar

India has multi-pronged approach to strengthen trade ties with Myanmar: President Kovind

Through understandings and agreements we are facilitating land-border crossing for enhancing trade and tourism. 

published on : 14th December 2018

Stigma or separation: Painful choice for Myanmar's single mums

Myanmar's unmarried mothers face a bleak choice - either to give up their child or face the ostracising social stigma of raising their child without a husband.

published on : 13th November 2018

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets ceremonial welcome in Australia

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi receives a ceremonial military welcome in Canberra, where she is greeted by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

published on : 19th March 2018

Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar’s army releases a report denying all allegations of rape and killings by security forces, having days earlier replaced the general in charge of the operation.

published on : 14th November 2017

Myanmar: Massive fire breaks out at Kandawgyi Palace 

A huge fire broke out at a Kandawgyi Palace, a lakeside hotel in Yangon before dawn on Thursday, gutting the entire building and leaving two people injured. 

published on : 19th October 2017

United Nations fear 'further exodus' of Muslim Rohingya from Myanmar

Six weeks after the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency began, the United Nations says it's bracing for a possible further exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar.

published on : 7th October 2017

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi breaks silence over Rohingya exodus

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached out to the global community on Tuesday in a broad appeal for support over a refugee crisis the UN has decried as "ethnic cleansing".

published on : 19th September 2017

Bangladesh fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims for a price

Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar claim Bangladeshi boatmen are charging them exorbitant amounts to help them escape.

published on : 18th September 2017

U.N. sees textbook example of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar

The UN's top human rights official is slamming Myanmar's crackdown in Rakhine State as "brutal". Violence has forced nearly 300,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh.

published on : 11th September 2017

US to drop Iraq and Myanmar from child soldiers' list

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson planning to remove Iraq and Myanmar from a list denouncing the world's worst offenders in the use of child soldiers, sources told Reuters exclusively.

published on : 25th June 2017

Myanmar's military finds plane wreckage, bodies

Myanmar's military says it has found the wreckage of a plane in the Andaman Sea that went missing with around 120 people on board, along with several bodies.

published on : 8th June 2017