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Myanmar unis climb in world rankings

GENERAL May 17, 2019
Some Myanmar universities, including the University of Yangon and the University of Mandalay, have climbed in the World University Rankings 2019, Education Minister U Myo Thein Gyi said. “Som... 67

Nearly 20 people injured in Mandalay protest

GENERAL May 17, 2019
Nearly 20 people were injured Wednesday after police in Mandalay region fired rubber bullets and tear gas into a crowd protesting construction at a coal-powered cement plant that is operated as part o... 58

Interview with a hero

GENERAL May 17, 2019
Recently Myanmar National Airway (MNA) flight number UB 103 could not extend its nose landing gear at Mandalay Tada-U airport and the aircraft had to make an emergency landing without the nose landing... 60

Commander-in-Chief’s twitter account suspend

GENERAL May 17, 2019
Myanmar’s top military leader has had his Twitter account suspended, RFA reported. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing had his @sgminaunghlaing account taken offline this week, nine months after his ... 50

Muslim community demands protection

GENERAL May 17, 2019
The leader of Myanmar's Muslim community demanded on Thursday that the government protect Muslims' religious rights during the holy month of Ramadan after three temporary places of worship were forcib... 46

Thai authorities launch crackdown on undocumented Myanmar migrants

GENERAL May 17, 2019
About 100 undocumented Myanmar migrants were rounded up in Tak’s Mae Sot district on Thursday morning, Thailand’s The Nation reported. In a joint operation to crack down on migrants who illega... 36

Hlaingtharyar locals protest against frequent power outages

GENERAL May 16, 2019
Around 500 people from Hlaingtharyar Township in Yangon staged a protest march yesterday, demanding the regular power distribution. Chitsu Ma, leader of the protest march said: “We protest due ... 67

UN official urges “durable” solutions for 270,000 people displaced by conflict

GENERAL May 16, 2019
YANGON — A senior United Nations official says it is “critical” that a national strategy being developed by the government to find solutions to displacement addresses the root causes of the prob... 67

Bootleg liquor kills 7 Myanmar workers

GENERAL May 16, 2019
Seven Myanmar migrant workers have died and two have been hospitalised after drinking bootleg alcohol in Malaysia in the past three weeks, according to the Kuala Lumpur-based charity Kathpone Free... 55

Strong wind destroys about 800 houses in Kani

GENERAL May 16, 2019
Strong wind destroyed about 800 houses in Kani Township, Yinmabin district, Sagaing Region injuring two people on May 13, said Sa Willian Frank, Director of regional disaster management office. So... 47