ANP forms probe commission for Mrauk-U attack

GENERAL Mar 21, 2019
The Arakan National Party (ANP) has formed an inquiry commission to probe civilian injuries and damage to Rakhine heritage buildings in fighting between Tatmadaw (government troops) and Arakan Army (... 46

Eight injured in Myanmar temple town violence

GENERAL Mar 21, 2019
Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine rebels in Mrauk U, the ancient capital of the Rakhine kingdom, has left at least eight locals injured, scaring tourists and sparking fears that ... 32

Myanmar court jails Rakhine leader for 20 years for treason

GENERAL Mar 21, 2019
A Myanmar court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent ethnic Rakhine leader to 20 years in jail for treason, a verdict likely to intensify anger amid fighting between the ethnic group and the army. Sec... 28

Local people in Mrauk-U remain scared after shooting in town

GENERAL Mar 21, 2019
Local people in Mrauk-U are scared after the firing in the town resumed on March 19 in the morning in the wake of such firing yesterday March 18 in the evening. A Mizzima reporter said that almost... 31

Per capita income of citizens projected to hit 3,000 USD in 2030

BUSINESS Mar 19, 2019
Per capita income of citizens is projected to hit 3,000 US dollar per year in 2030, and the World Bank’s the ease of doing business index for Myanmar rises to within the top 100 by 2020, said Vice-... 60

5 killed, 27 injured in bus crash in northwestern Myanmar

GENERAL Mar 19, 2019
At least five people were killed and 27 others were injured in a pilgrimage bus crash on early Monday in Kani township, Myanmar's Sagaing region, according to Sagaing region police force. The exp... 58

Singaporean couple jailed for abusing Myanmar maid

GENERAL Mar 19, 2019
A Singaporean couple was on Monday jailed for abusing a Myanmar maid after the pair force-fed her with a funnel, made her eat her own vomit and threatened to kill her family if she reported the maltre... 57

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

GENERAL Mar 19, 2019
YANGON — Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom and a popular tourist site, local... 44

Aung La N Sang invites Myanmar expatriates in Japan to watch his bout

SPORT Mar 18, 2019
Aung La N Sang, two-division ONE World Champion invited Myanmar expatriates in Japan to come and support ONE: A New Era to be held in Tokyo, Japan on March 31. The event will be the biggest in ... 80

Arakan Army camps destroyed in border operation, says Indian media

GENERAL Mar 18, 2019
YANGON — Up to 12 Arakan Army camps were destroyed by the Tatmadaw in a coordinated operation with the Indian army that ended early this month, Indian publications have reported. The operation ta... 85