Tale of Rohingya repatriation stuck in limbo: One of the biggest humanitarian crises of South Asia

ARSA attacked 30 Myanmar police posts and a military base in the early hours of August 25, 2017, Myanmar troops swept through villages

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Rebels breach Myanmar ceasefire in army attack: Military

The military announced last week it would suspend 'all military movements' in the troubled northern and eastern regions for four months, a move observers say is unprecedented.

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Reuters reporters imprisonment: When Myanmar’s progress towards democracy was put to question

As per reports, the journalists were arrested in Yangon, Myanmar after being invited to meet the police at a restaurant.

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US senators call on Pompeo to label Myanmar killings 'genocide'

More than 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state for neighbouring Bangladesh since August last year. 

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Facebook removes hundreds of Myanmar military-linked pages from platform

The social media giant has been lambasted for years for its ineffective response to malicious posts, particularly against the country's Rohingya Muslims.

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Myanmar's president praises Rakhine state for 'auspicious' year on 44th anniversary

More than 720,000 Rohingya have fled the western state since August 2017 after the military conducted 'clearance operations' in Rakhine state.

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Thousands of Myanmar women forced into marriage in China: Study

hina has around 33 million fewer women than men due to the decades-long one-child policy.

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Myanmar’s plan to 'close' Rohingya camps threatens deeper segregation

The government of Aung San Suu Kyi said that it is now closing the camps on the grounds that doing so will help development and put the labour of camp residents to good use.

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Aung San Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech; no mention of Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi has faced a wave of condemnation since Myanmar launched its military crackdown on the Rohingya in August 2017.

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Myanmar seizes boat carrying 93 fleeing Rohingya camps for Malaysia

The boat is believed to be the third bound for Malaysia stopped in Myanmar waters since monsoon rains began to subside last month.

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Taiwan leader's 'separatist stance' cost election: Chinese media

Tsai resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after it was dealt a massive loss in city and county seats during Saturday's wide-ranging vote in self-ruled and democratic…

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Quiet, please: Myanmar festival stirs debate over religious noise

Myanmar is 90 per cent Buddhist, and October and November are packed with donation drives in the aftermath of Buddhist lent.

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Southeast Asia's digital economy to triple to $240 billion by 2025: Google research

Digital economy refers to an economy that is based on digital computing technologies.

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Meth precursors fuelling Myanmar's unstoppable drug trade

A flood of precursor chemicals into Myanmar is fuelling record meth production, officials said Wednesday, as the country's multi-billion-dollar drug… Read Article

Lion Air plane crash: Body parts found as rescue agency says ‘likely’ all 189 aboard crashed jet dead

Around 30 divers were trying to reach the main wreckage of the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane, according to the agency. 

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