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China freezes social media accounts in anti-fraud move emanating from northern Myanmar
Oct 19, 2019
China has frozen a number of social media accounts suspected of engaging in fraud along its border with Myanmar as part of a clampdown on telecom fraud believed to be originating in northern parts of... 4

Well-wishers build huts for IDPs in Buthidaung Township
Oct 19, 2019
KITSAPA- As there are over 180 IDPs households, comprising of over 800 family members, well-wishers are now building huts for them in the compound of Lanma monastery in Buthidaung Township, Rakhine S... 4

Chin groups express opposition to statue plans
Oct 19, 2019
Ethnic Chin groups have expressed opposition to a Chin state government proposal to erect statues of three past Chin ethnic leaders to appease public opposition over a plan to put up a statue of Gene... 2

Reliving Orwell’s Burmese Days in Katha Township
Oct 18, 2019
The Katha Heritage Trust, a local non-government organisation, has successfully converted into a museum the house once lived in by famous British novelist George Orwell in Katha Township, Sagaing ... 30

Seventeen Chinese nationals arrested in Kokang for impersonating public servants
Oct 18, 2019
Myanmar authorities on Tuesday arrested 17 Chinese nationals posing as policemen and carrying fake guns in the Kokang region of northern Shan state, a police official said, raising questions as to wh... 26

Yangon Project Bank describes Yangon inner ring road and Yangon outer ring road as strategic parts
Oct 18, 2019
Yangon Project Bank described the projects of Yangon inner ring road and Yangon outer ring road of Yangon Elevated Expressway as strategic parts, said a source from the Ministry of Construction. T... 26

649 kg of methamphetamine found floating on the sea in Pyapon
Oct 18, 2019
Myanmar authorities have seized 649 kg of methamphetamine (ICE) from sea in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady region, according Xinhua quoting the Home Affairs Ministry. Bags filled with ICE were found floatin... 22

AA says firefighters arrested as they are reserves for military
Oct 18, 2019
Arakan Army (AA) spokesman Khaing Thu Kha told Mizzima that they arrested and detained firefighters because they were a reserved force of the military. The AA arrested firefighters and some civili... 26

Video purports to show defector who joined AA
Oct 18, 2019
The Arakan Army (AA) has released a video of an ethnic Rakhine soldier who they allege joined it after he defected from the Myanmar military, RFA reported. The man who identifies himself as Corpor... 25

Myanmar’s invisible prosecutors: their powers and the pressures they face
Oct 16, 2019
The “law officers” who prosecute criminal cases in Myanmar should be important players in determining which cases go to trial, but their role – and the informal pressures they face to either dro... 57

Locals concerned over dead fish in Hpa-an lakes after chief minister's safety assurances
Oct 16, 2019
Local people have expressed their concern about fish deaths from some ponds and lakes in Hpa-an Township, Kayin State, although the state chief minister herself had drunk water from those sources pro... 39

Authorities announce two-month extension of curfew in Maungdaw
Oct 16, 2019
Authorities announced the two-month extension of curfew in Maungdaw on October 11, sources said. The army and security forces need the curfew to have rules of law and stability in line with law, t... 45

Three Myanmar army soldiers killed in TNLA ambush
Oct 10, 2019
Three Myanmar government soldiers were killed and at least seven civilians and three other troops were injured Wednesday morning during a Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) ambush on a military... 264

Man attacked by crocodile in Bogale, Ayeyawady Delta
Oct 10, 2019
A CROCODILE attacked a man while he was emptying water out of his boat near the edge of a river on 8 October at a village in Bogale Township of Ayeyawady Region. Nay Lin Oo, aged 22, of Hlaylon... 1525

Ministry hands out vitamins to pregnant women
Oct 10, 2019
The Health Ministry on Wednesday began distributing free prenatal vitamins to pregnant women to ensure the health of their babies by aiding brain development at birth and preventing birth defects,... 121

Trial starts for 6 assumed to be AA members
Oct 09, 2019
Mandalay District Court started lawsuits on October 8 against the six persons assumed to be Arakan Army (AA) members that were arrested together with explosives in Mandalay city. Police Captain Za... 118

ICJ calls for reform of law five years after journalist Ko Par Gyi’s killing
Oct 09, 2019
The fact that five years have passed since journalist Ko Par Gyi’s killing highlights need to reform the 1959 law that facilitates military impunity, according to the International Commission of Ju... 112

21 Muslims from northern Rakhine state jailed
Oct 09, 2019
A court in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady region sentenced 21 Rohingya Muslims from northern Rakhine state to two years in jail for trying to travel to Yangon and beyond without approved travel documents und... 116

Thadingyut holidays: MR to run special trains between Yangon, Mandalay
Oct 09, 2019
THE Myanma Railways will operate two special trains between Yangon and Mandalay from 10 October for the convenience of people who wish to return to their hometowns for the Thadingyut holidays. ... 106

Bagan Archaeological Museum welcomes 295,284 travellers
Oct 09, 2019
A TOTAL of 295,284 local and foreign travellers visited the Bagan Archaeological Museum in NyaungU District of Mandalay Region in the 2018-2019 fiscal, said U Nyi Mon, the Deputy Director of the... 105


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