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Yangon garment workers demonstrate over handling of dispute

Feb 17, 2020
Over 100 workers from Zheng Zhang Popular garment factory from Yangon Region, Hlinetharyar Township, No. 2 industrial zone staged a demonstration Friday in front of Hlinetharyar Township Department ... 52

Ooredoo Myanmar hails Facebook action on fake accounts

Feb 17, 2020
Ooredoo Myanmar hailed social media giant Facebook for removing 13 accounts and 10 pages for spreading fake news that damaged the company’s reputation. Chris Peirce, chief legal and regulato... 45

Authorities register case over porn video in Bagan, Interpol to be contacted

Feb 17, 2020
The Archeology Department branch office in Bagan has registered a case against those who shot a pornography video in Bagan cultural area and they say they will cooperate with Interpol to bring the c... 43

Flight crew, health staff, students discharged from hospitals after 14-day quarantine

Feb 17, 2020
Five flight crew members who brought 59 Myanmar students stranded in coronavirus-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan back, were allowed to discharge from Waibargi Specialist Hospital on 16 February aft... 35

Rights groups call for the protection of children in Myanmar

Feb 17, 2020
In the wake of the injury of children in a shelling incident and the death of others who drowned escaping, rights groups are calling for the protection of children in Myanmar. Rights groups have a... 48

Myanmar confident of Mrauk-U’s bid for World Heritage Site

Feb 15, 2020
Myanmar has applied for UNESCO to recognise Mrauk-U in Rakhine State as a World Heritage Site despite continuing clashes between the Tatmadaw (military) and Arakan Army (AA). Mrauk-U, which was th... 112

Artillery Shell Strikes School, Injuring 21 Young Students in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Feb 15, 2020
SITTWE, Rakhine State—A total of 21 students were injured when an artillery shell hit a post-primary school in Buthidaung Township, Rakhine State on Thursday morning. At least 11 people have b... 104

Myanmar to complain to UNESCO over foreigners’ porn video shooting in Bagan

Feb 15, 2020
A report will be sent to UNESCO for its advice over taking action against the foreigners reportedly making a pornographic video in Bagan region, listed as a World Heritage Site, said Than Zaw Oo, ... 83

20 children injured as Myanmar school hit by mortar

Feb 14, 2020
Around 20 children were injured Thursday when mortar fire hit a primary school in the northern fringes of Myanmar's Rakhine state, an area where the military is locked in battle with Arakan Army (AA... 50

Aung La Nsang rubbishes next opponent’s prediction

Feb 14, 2020
Myanmar fighter Aung La Nsang now knows who will be his next opponent. At the ONE: Warrior’s Code event this past weekend, Reinier de Ridder and Leandro Ataides competed in the co-main even... 61