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Myanmar extends suspension of int’l flights

Nay Pyi Taw, Oct 1 | Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications has further extended the suspension of international flights until the end of...

Mizoram seeks info on fake IDs of 26 Myanmar nationals held...

Aizawl/Guwahati, Sep 15 | The Mizoram Police have sought information on the fake Indian documents which were found with 26 Myanmar nationals, who were...

Myanmar extends Covid preventive measures until Sep 30

Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 30 | Myanmar's Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has decided to extend the period for preventive...

Myanmar extends public holiday period to contain Covid-19

Yangon, Aug 21 | Myanmar's State Administration Council has further extended the public holiday period to the end of August to curb...

Over 1.8mn people vaccinated against Covid in Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 2 | Myanmar has vaccinated over 1.8 million people against Covid-19 as of July 21 this year, Commander-in-Chief of Defence...

Myanmar further extends restrictions on travellers

Nay Pyi Taw, July 31 | Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry has further extended the entry restrictions for all travellers to the end of August...

Flooding affects thousands in Myanmar

Yangon, July 29 | Flooding has affected thousands in the lower part of Myanmar following heavy torrential rain since the third week of July,...

Myanmar junta urged to free protesters, journos, restore media licenses

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, July 20 | IFEX, the global network of over 100 organisations dedicated to defending the freedom of expression and information, has...

Myanmar army kills 16 members of civilian resistance group

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, July 15 | The residents of Kani township in Myanmar's Sagaing Division have paid a heavy price for resisting the entry...

Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in 18 more towns

Yangon, July 12 | Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in 18 more towns across the country due to the Covid-19...

Norway’s Telenor exits Myanmar, sells stake to military-linked firm

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, July 9 | Norwegian telecom behemoth Telenor has sold off its Myanmar operations to the Lebanese investment firm M1 Group, a...

Covid-19 cases surpass 180,000 in Myanmar

Yangon, July 9 | The number of Covid-19 cases in Myanmar has increased to 180,055 on Thursday after 4,132 new cases were reported in...

Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in 14 more townships

Yangon, July 8 | Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in 14 more townships, state-run media reported on Wednesday.The stay-at-home order,...

Myanmar reports 2,969 new Covid-19 cases

Yangon, July 6 | Myanmar reported 2,969 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the tally in the country to 168,374, according to a release...

25 killed in fresh Myanmar clashes

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, July 5 | Fresh clashes erupted over the weekend in a Myanmar town located at a border region with India, leading...

Tibetan student group ties up with Myanmar democracy movement

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, July 2 | Students For Free Tibet (SFT), a leading hardline Tibetan group, has tied up to pro-democracy groups in Myanmar,...

Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in more townships

Nay Pyi Taw, July 2 | The Myanmar government has imposed a stay-at-home order in nine townships across the Bago and Mandalay regions due...

Myanmar releases over 2,000 detainees

Nay Pyi Taw, July 1 | Myanmar has released a total of 2,296 detainees from across the country, according to the figures released by...

Suu Kyi’s spokesman freed in Myanmar

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, June 28 | U Zaw Htay, who served as the spokesman of the Aung San Suu Kyi-led ousted government of Myanmar,...

Myanmar reports 859 new Covid-19 cases

Yangon, June 26 | The Covid-19 death toll rose to 3,282 after seven new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours in Myanmar,...

Myanmar reports 787 new Covid-19 cases, 6 more deaths

Yangon, June 25 | Myanmar reported 787 new Covid-19 positive cases, bringing the tally to 150,714 on Thursday, the Health and Sports Ministry...

30 Myanmar troops killed in Sagaing clashes

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, June 24 | At least 30 Myanmar troops were reportedly killed during two fierce encounters with civilian resistance fighters in Kani...

Mandalay shootout Worries Myanmar Junta

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, June 23 | Myanmar's military junta has ordered an extensive combing operation in the country's second biggest city Mandalay after a...

Adani Ports excluded by Norway’s largest pension fund for biz links...

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, June 22 | Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd has been excluded from investment by Norway's largest pension fund,...

8 armed men arrested, 8 dead in Myanmar clashes

Nay Pyi Taw, June 22 | Eight armed men were arrested and eight others dead in Myanmar's Mandalay region on Tuesday, according to a...

Myanmar records highest daily Covid cases

Nay Pyi Taw, June 20 | Myanmar recorded the highest spike of Covid-19 cases in recent months with 546 new infections in the past...

Stay-at-home order imposed in Myanmar township

Nay Pyi Taw, June 19 | Myanmar's Ministry of Health and Sports imposed a stay-at-home order in Letpadan township, Bago region, due to a...

Myanmar village of Kin Ma burns down after clashes

Yangon, June 17 | A village in the centre of Myanmar has been burned down after clashes between the security forces and local guerrillas,...

Myanmar forces detaining protesters’ families

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, June 14 | Myanmar security forces are arbitrarily arresting and detaining family and friends of activists, protesters and opposition members.The trend...

Most schools reopen across Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, June 13 | About 88 per cent of schools across Myanmar have reopened since June 1, spokesperson of the military-run State...

5 Myanmar militants held with arms in Mizoram

Aizawl, June 12 | Five militants from Myanmar were apprehended with arms and ammunition in a joint operation carried out by the Assam...

More Myanmar soldiers joining democracy movement

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, June 12 | More and more soldiers in Myanmar, fed up with the orders to shoot peaceful protesters since the February...

638 arrested in Myanmar for terror acts, illegal arms’ possession

Nay Pyi Taw, June 11 | Myanmar authorities have recently arrested a total of 638 suspects for committing terror acts and illegally possessing firearms,...

China draws closer to Myanmar military junta

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, June 11 | China seems to be on the verge of recognising Myanmar's military regime, reversing its previous policy of choosing...

12 dead in Myanmar military plane crash

Nay Pyi Taw, June 10 | At least 12 people have died after a military aircraft crashed in Myanmar, according to a fire brigade...

Military plane crashes in Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw, June 10 | A military plane crashed in Myanmar's Mandalay region due to severe weather on Thursday morning, a military spokesperson...

Myanmar reports 123 new Covid-19 cases

Yangon, June 9 | Myanmar reported 123 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total cases in the country to 144,579, according to a...

Leading rights groups pull up ASEAN on Myanmar

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, June 7 | The ASEANs continuous engagement with the brutal and illegitimate Myanmar military junta, while refusing to hold dialogues with...

Myanmar reports 64 new Covid-19 cases

Yangon, June 7 | Myanmar reported 64 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 144,317.A release from Myanmar's Ministry...

‘Myanmar willing to work with ASEAN to safeguard domestic stability’

Nay Pyi Taw, June 6 | Myanmar is willing to work together with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to safeguard the domestic...

Myanmar forces clash with villagers in delta region, 20 dead

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, June 6 | Villagers in Myanmar fought security forces with catapults and crossbows in the Ayeyarwady river delta region, with local...

Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in more towns

Nay Pyi Taw, June 5 | Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in four more towns of Chin state, state-run media...

ASEAN envoys in Myanmar for talks on current situation

Nay Pyi Taw, June 5 | Envoys of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are in Myanmar to hold talks with top officials...

Myanmar imposes stay-at-home order in more towns due to Covid-19

Yangon, June 5 | Myanmar's Health and Sports Ministry imposed a stay-at-home order in four more towns of Chin state, state-run media reported on...

Myanmar military court sentences journos to jail

Nay Pyi Taw, June 3 | A court of the military junta in Myanmar has sentenced two journalists to two years in jail each...

Myanmar extends entry restrictions till June end

Nay Pyi Taw, June 1 | Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry announced the extension of entry restrictions for all travellers until the end of June...

Myanmar military extends non-operation period

Nay Pyi Taw, May 31 | The Myanmar military announced the extension of its non-operation period against ethnic armed groups to the end of...

Myanmar extends suspension of int’l flights for one month over Covid

Yangon, May 31 | Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications has extended the suspension period of international commercial flights to the end of June...

Myanmar Junta ‘kills’ rebel outfit’s second-in-command

By Anwesha BhaumikKolkata, May 30 | The outlawed Shanni Nationalities Army (SNA) in Myanmar has alleged its second-in-command, 'Major General' Sao Khun Kyaw,...

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Nissan, Porsche face action over false emissions information

Seoul, Oct 25 | South Korea's antitrust regulator has decided to order Nissan Motor, Porsche AG and their two Korean units to take corrective...