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Yangon holds municipal elections for first time in 60 years
Myanmar leader asks Thai PM for ‘fair’ investigation into tourist murders

Thailand’s visiting premier has been asked by Myanmar’s president to ensure a “clean and fair” investigation for a pair of Myanmar nationals charged with murdering two British tourists, an official said on Friday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Thailand’s visiting premier has been asked by Myanmar’s president to ensure a “clean and fair” investigation for a pair of Myanmar nationals charged with murdering two British tourists, an official said on Friday.

Myanmar leader asks Thai PM for ‘fair’ investigation into tourist murders
Suu Kyi urges Myanmar’s army to back constitutional reform
Thein Sein would ‘accept’ Suu Kyi as Myanmar president
Suu Kyi party hails US easing of Myanmar import ban
Suu Kyi asks Myanmar leaders for extra troops to end unrest
UN 'alarmed' at killings in fresh Myanmar unrest

A new wave of sectarian unrest in western Myanmar has left at least 20 dead on Thursday, sparking an exodus of “thousands” and prompting the UN to express its concern.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

A new wave of sectarian unrest in western Myanmar has left at least 20 dead on Thursday, sparking an exodus of “thousands” and prompting the UN to express its concern.

UN 'alarmed' at killings in fresh Myanmar unrest
Three dead in new wave of Myanmar communal clashes
Death toll from Myanmar quake hits 26

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Myanmar at the weekend has left 26 people dead, 12 others missing and about 230 injured, according to a new toll given by the Red Cross.

13 Nov 2012 - 5:57PM

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Myanmar at the weekend has left 26 people dead, 12 others missing and about 230 injured, according to a new toll given by the Red Cross.

Death toll from Myanmar quake hits 26
Myanmar president enacts foreign investment law

Myanmar’s reformist leader on Friday signed into law an eagerly awaited foreign investment bill aimed at reviving the country’s economy as it emerges from decades of military rule, his office said.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Myanmar’s reformist leader on Friday signed into law an eagerly awaited foreign investment bill aimed at reviving the country’s economy as it emerges from decades of military rule, his office said.

Myanmar president enacts foreign investment law
Muslims flee Myanmar unrest as death toll rises
Myanmar ministries to repay ‘embezzled’ cash
Myanmar train blaze leaves 25 dead, 100 injured
Suu Kyi refuses to defend Muslims in ethnic conflict
Myanmar prison art tells story of repression
Myanmar bridles at US ethnic strife concerns
25 die in Myanmar train blaze
10 Nov 2012 - 1:32AM
25 die in Myanmar train blaze
Myanmar denies using chemical weapons on rebels
Mob torches mosque in fresh Myanmar unrest
Two dead, mosques destroyed in Myanmar unrest
Suu Kyi’s Myanmar opposition set for maiden congress
Japan PM visit boosts huge Myanmar industrial zone
US visit endorses ‘Myanmar’s Spring’, says Thein Sein aide
Chinese MA60 planes grounded by Myanmar over safety concerns
Myanmar leader to visit Britain and France
Obama praises Myanmar's reforms on landmark visit
OIC tours unrest-hit western Myanmar
Myanmar's 'tallest man' seeks medical aid in Singapore
Myanmar president to embark on landmark US visit
Key Myanmar reformist joins race for presidency