Associated Press in Yangon

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Myanmar president signs off on controversial population law
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says save migrant boat people, deal with cause of flight
UN rights chief condemns sexist language used by Myanmar monk to attack envoy
Curfew in Mandalay after Buddhists mobs go on a rampage

Mobs on motorbikes drove through the city of Mandalay with Buddhists throwing stones at mosques and Muslim-owned shops in a second night of violence in Myanmar that left at least two people dead.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Mobs on motorbikes drove through the city of Mandalay with Buddhists throwing stones at mosques and Muslim-owned shops in a second night of violence in Myanmar that left at least two people dead.

Curfew in Mandalay after Buddhists mobs go on a rampage
Gap to be first US retailer to enter Myanmar market
Myanmar newspapers print black covers in protest against the sentencing of reporters
Myanmar’s first census in decades bars name Rohingya
Three blasts take Myanmar bombing spree to Chinese border
12 feared dead in magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Myanmar
Myanmar gets its first investment bank
Evidence shows Myanmar mob violence was planned
Myanmar helicopter crashes in northern battle zone
Suu Kyi wants Myanmar to act against unrest
Myanmar welcomes Obama’s historic visit
Myanmar man jailed for 26 years after attack on woman that sparked rioting
Strong quake, aftershock strike Myanmar, a dozen feared dead

A 5.8-magnitude aftershock has hit northern Myanmar hours after a strong earthquake on Sunday morning damaged several Buddhist pagodas, collapsed a bridge and a gold mine and left 12 people feared dead. There are no initial reports of casualties or damage from the latest 5.8-magnitude aftershock, according to the US Geological Survey.

11 Nov 2012 - 7:42PM

A 5.8-magnitude aftershock has hit northern Myanmar hours after a strong earthquake on Sunday morning damaged several Buddhist pagodas, collapsed a bridge and a gold mine and left 12 people feared dead. There are no initial reports of casualties or damage from the latest 5.8-magnitude aftershock, according to the US Geological Survey.

Strong quake, aftershock strike Myanmar, a dozen feared dead
Myanmar says president to make official US visit
Small time bomb caused Myanmar Trader’s Hotel blast, police say
Myanmar posts names trimmed from blacklist
UN calls for millions more in donor aid to Myanmar
Suspect in Myanmar hotel blast captured on CCTV
Myanmar parliament passes foreign investment law
Myanmar Spitfire hunt leads to water-filled crate
Myanmar banks sign deal with Visa
Suu Kyi willing to help ethnic peace process
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi heads to Hawaii for peace honour
Suu Kyi vows to bring new blood to party
Myanmar abolishes 25-year ban on public gatherings
Myanmar sees return of privately owned daily newspapers

Myanmar's state monopoly on daily newspapers ended on Monday as four privately owned dailies launched for the first time in nearly five deacades. There have been no privately owned dailies in the country since it came under military rule in the 1960s.

2 Apr 2013 - 2:05AM

Myanmar's state monopoly on daily newspapers ended on Monday as four privately owned dailies launched for the first time in nearly five deacades. There have been no privately owned dailies in the country since it came under military rule in the 1960s.

Myanmar sees return of privately owned daily newspapers
Blaze at Muslim boarding school in Yangon kills 13

A fire engulfed a mosque housing Muslim schoolchildren in Myanmar’s largest city on Tuesday, killing at least 13. Authorities, anxious over sectarian violence, quickly blamed the blaze on an accidental electrical short.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

A fire engulfed a mosque housing Muslim schoolchildren in Myanmar’s largest city on Tuesday, killing at least 13. Authorities, anxious over sectarian violence, quickly blamed the blaze on an accidental electrical short.

Blaze at Muslim boarding school in Yangon kills 13