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Bangladesh envoy unable to visit ‘reconstructed’ Rohingya villages

Source: Dhaka Tribune

Published on Sept. 15, 2019, 6:59 p.m.

Bangladesh Ambassador to Myanmar Manjurul Karim Khan Chowdhury was unable to visit “reconstructed” Rohingya villages in Rakhine – owing to bad weather. 


Tourist arrivals reach over 2.8 m in eight months

Source: Eleven Media Group

Published on Sept. 15, 2019, 9:43 a.m.

During eight months this year, the number of tourist arrivals reached over 2.8 million, up over 550,000 compared with the same period last year, according to a statement by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population on September 13.


ONCB seizes 25 tonnes of acid after tip-off from Myanmar

Source: ThaiVisa News

Published on Sept. 15, 2019, 9:35 a.m.

More than 25 tonnes of hydrochloric acid were seized earlier this week from the Myanmar border town of Tachilek and Chiang Rai's Mae Sai district through the joint efforts of Thailand's Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) and their Myanmar counterparts.


Students find joy in new classrooms in Rakhine State

Source: Islamic Relief

Published on Sept. 14, 2019, 5:21 p.m.

Schoolchildren in Baw Du Pha village, Myanmar, have found new reasons to get excited about going to class, thanks to a brand new school building constructed by Islamic Relief.


In Myanmar, relationships between Buddhists, Christians and Muslims is taboo. For these couples, love found a way

Source: South China Morning Post

Published on Sept. 14, 2019, 4:57 p.m.

When Khine and Min announced their engagement in Yangon, Myanmar, few were in favour. Some of Khine’s friends told her that as a Buddhist woman, she should not marry a Muslim man; others warned her that Min’s proposal was part of a Muslim plot to take over the country. 


Russia Might Sell Its Deadly Su-57E Stealth Fighter To Another Country in Asia

Source: The National Interest Online

Published on Sept. 14, 2019, 4:26 p.m.

When Myanmar’s ambassador to Russia indicated that they would be interested in the Su-57, it came as a surprise to many defense watchers.


Myanmar struggles to deal with money laundering and related crime

Source: Mizzima

Published on Sept. 14, 2019, 3:57 p.m.

Every country has its problems with trying to crack down on money laundering but in Myanmar’s case, the illegal rot runs deep due to a massive illegal drugs trade, criminal enterprises tied up with ethnic armed groups, terrorist elements, and allegations that members of the Military and government are involved

Sai Wansai

Opinion paper

Commentary on “Twin Authoritarianisms in Myanmar”

Source: Shan Herald News for Agency

Published on Sept. 14, 2019, 3:51 p.m.

If ever there is a genuine desire to really walk the talks of establishing a multi-ethnic state anchored in federal union, the Bamar political elite and Bamar-dominated military bloc will have to change the rule of election in Burma, or shall we say Myanmar.

Sai Wansai

Opinion paper

A champion of democracy returns to his motherland

Source: Frontier Myanmar

Published on Sept. 14, 2019, 3:13 p.m.

Nearly 30 years after becoming head of a government-in-exile formed at a jungle base on the border with Thailand, Dr Sein Win has returned to Myanmar.


China's gains in Myanmar divert US attention from human rights

Source: Nikkei Asian Review

Published on Sept. 14, 2019, 2:45 p.m.

Security takes priority over Rohingya as Beijing builds strategic clout


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