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Fighting kills girl, 10; landmine blasts injure 4 villagers
May 23, 2019
A 10-year-old girl died after being hit by stray bullets during a clash between the Arakan Army and the Tatmadaw (military) in Kyauktaw township, Rakhine State, and four other civilians were injur... 12

Myanmar president urges proper preparation of upcoming general election
May 23, 2019
Myanmar President U Win Myint has urged proper preparation for the holding of a free and fair general election in 2020, according to the Union Election Commission (UEC) Wednesday. Meeting with th... 12

Military accused of meddling in Peacock Generation case
May 23, 2019
The accused students of Peacock Generation Thangyat team said police personnel disclosed to them that they had been handcuffed before the court under pressure from Tatmadaw (Defence Services) in a ca... 14

Reporter should be immediately released - CPJ
May 23, 2019
Myanmar authorities should immediately and unconditionally release Nanda, a broadcast reporter with the local privately-owned Channel Mandalay TV news station, the Committee to Protect Journalists (C... 11

School uniforms for primary students will not be provided in coming academic year
May 23, 2019
As there is insufficient budget, school uniforms will not be provided to primary students starting from 2019-2020 academic year according to Ko Lay Win, Director General of Basic Education Departm... 10

Village raided over cement factory protests
May 22, 2019
Police on Tuesday raided a village in central Myanmar’s Mandalay region and arrested 13 residents along with a reporter for allegedly participating in a protest that turned violent against the Chin... 52

American man charged with violating drug laws
May 22, 2019
A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years' imprisonment to death... 34

11 Police injured while holding landmine detection drill in Mdy
May 22, 2019
MANDALAY- Mine blast occurred yesterday morning while on conducting landmine clearing training in Mandalay Region Police Office, leaving 11 members injured. “Mandalay Region Police Force conduct... 32

Complaint against Yangon Metropolitan Development Company
May 22, 2019
YANGON- As there is complaint letters against Yangon Metropolitan Development Company, Finance, Planning and Economic Affairs Committee from Yangon Region Parliament will be meeting with the company... 25

Campaign to clear ‘ghost nets’ starts in Myeik Archipelago
May 22, 2019
A team of experienced divers from around the world have launched a campaign to clear lost and abandoned fishing nets – known as ghost nets – from the coral reefs in Myanmar’s Myeik Archipel... 26

Google ban on Huawei a potential problem for Myamar: users
May 21, 2019
Google has barred China’s Huawei, the world’s second biggest smartphone maker, from some its Android operating system. The company will immediately lose access to updates to Google’s And... 60

Myanmar’s Reaches High with Satellite Plan
May 21, 2019
Myanmar will start implementing a long-term project to launch its own Earth Observation Satellite in Fis-cal Year (FY) 2020, according to the Ministry of Transport and Communication. "Hokkaido Univ... 56

Chinese nationals arrested in Kachin forestry encroachment case
May 21, 2019
Kachin State’s forestry department has reportedly filed charges against five Chinese nationals and company manager for allegedly expanding a banana plantation into protected forests, according to a... 33

Indian rebels sentenced by Myanmar court
May 21, 2019
After launching a crackdown on camps belonging to northeast-based separatist groups in Myanmar, Hkamti District Court in the Sagaing region of Myanmar has sentenced 24 rebels from Assam and Manipur t... 43

Thousands march in Rakhine to demand end of fighting
May 19, 2019
Thousands of people, including monks, marched on Sunday in Sittwe township in Rakhine State calling for an end to the fighting between the Tatmadaw (military) and Arakan Army (AA). The demonstr... 64

Some 250,000 Rohingya refugees receive first ID cards: UN
May 19, 2019
GENEVA — The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and proof of their right to return to Myanm... 48

A win-win project for Irrawaddy dolphins
May 19, 2019
In the sixth instalment of a series profiling Myanmar’s leading responsible tourism businesses, Frontier highlights a project aimed at helping to save the Irrawaddy dolphin. By ALFRED SKARTVEIT H... 56

Young Buddhists conduct white rose campaign for Yangon Muslims
May 19, 2019
Young Buddhists who claim they love peace conducted a “white rose” campaign at Bahadur Zafar Shar Dargah mosque in Dagon Township, Yangon on May 17 by giving out roses to Muslims. Young Buddhi... 38

Six Naga rebels sued under Unlawful Associations Act
May 19, 2019
Six rebels of the Naga armed group NSCN(K) have been sued under Section 17 (1) of the Unlawful Associations Act, said the North Western Command’s Information Officer Colonel Than Naing. Some of the ... 44

State Counsellor and transport ministry honour MNA captains, crew members
May 19, 2019
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Ministry of Transportation and Communications awarded certificates to seven captains and crew members of Myanmar National Airlines (MNA), that landed their plane... 36


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