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Thousands march in Rakhine to demand end of fighting

GENERAL May 19, 2019
Thousands of people, including monks, marched on Sunday in Sittwe township in Rakhine State calling for an end to the fighting between the Tatmadaw (military) and Arakan Army (AA). The demonstr... 6

Some 250,000 Rohingya refugees receive first ID cards: UN

GENERAL May 19, 2019
GENEVA — The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and proof of their right to return to Myanm... 7

A win-win project for Irrawaddy dolphins

GENERAL May 19, 2019
In the sixth instalment of a series profiling Myanmar’s leading responsible tourism businesses, Frontier highlights a project aimed at helping to save the Irrawaddy dolphin. By ALFRED SKARTVEIT H... 7

Young Buddhists conduct white rose campaign for Yangon Muslims

GENERAL May 19, 2019
Young Buddhists who claim they love peace conducted a “white rose” campaign at Bahadur Zafar Shar Dargah mosque in Dagon Township, Yangon on May 17 by giving out roses to Muslims. Young Buddhi... 6

Six Naga rebels sued under Unlawful Associations Act

GENERAL May 19, 2019
Six rebels of the Naga armed group NSCN(K) have been sued under Section 17 (1) of the Unlawful Associations Act, said the North Western Command’s Information Officer Colonel Than Naing. Some of the ... 6

State Counsellor and transport ministry honour MNA captains, crew members

GENERAL May 19, 2019
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Ministry of Transportation and Communications awarded certificates to seven captains and crew members of Myanmar National Airlines (MNA), that landed their plane... 6

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... 71

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... 64

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... 64

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 ... 54