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Myanmar trounce Timor Leste 7-0 in AFC U-23 Qualifiers
SPORT Mar 23, 2019
MYANMAR beat Timor Leste with a terrific 7-0 score during the AFC U-23 Championship 2020 Qualifier match at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon yesterday. The Myanmar men’s team used key players f... 15

AA attacks Tatmadaw column, kills one civilian in separate incidents
GENERAL Mar 23, 2019
ON THE evening of 21 March, a Tatmadaw column conducting regional stability and security operations in Yathedaung Township, Rakhine State, was attacked by the AA group who were equipped with sma... 12

Myanmar’s Su Nandar Win secures gold in Special Olympics World Games
SPORT Mar 23, 2019
Athlete Su Nandar Win captured first gold medal for Myanmar in the 2019 Special Olympics World Games on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She got the gold medal in 100m walk with a timin... 14

‘All the fish died’: Kachin communities alarmed at impact of banana plantations
GENERAL Mar 23, 2019
Communities in Kachin State are increasingly alarmed about the environmental impact of chemical runoff from burgeoning banana plantations. ON THE afternoon of February 6, fish started dying in two ... 9

MTF boss stresses importance of peace in tourism boom
GENERAL Mar 23, 2019
Myanmar's tourism development depends much on internal peace, said Khin Aung Tun, vice president of the Myanmar Tourism Federation. "Tourism development relies much on the peace of our country. ... 13

Legislature beefs up consumer protections
GENERAL Mar 22, 2019
The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (Assembly of the Union) passed amendments to improve consumer rights in the country on Friday. Under the amendments to the 2014 Consumer Protection Law, a consumer protec... 49

Myanmar Women, Girls Trafficked as ‘Brides’ to China - HRW
GENERAL Mar 22, 2019
The Myanmar and Chinese governments have failed to stem the trafficking of ethnic Kachin women and girls as “brides” to families in China, Human Rights Watch said in a newly released report. T... 42

Former Blackwater contractor in Myanmar security venture
GENERAL Mar 22, 2019
A security firm with former US military contractor Erik Prince on its board has moved into Myanmar to provide protection services for international investors, the company told AFP, as it weathers bac... 27

UN official welcomes Rohingya relocation plan
GENERAL Mar 22, 2019
DHAKA — A senior UN official has welcomed Bangladesh's plan to move Rohingya refugees out of the country's congested camps, but said any move to transfer some 100,000 of them to a flood-prone island... 27

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 (... 78


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