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News Myanmar » Shan: Bomb attacks in Myanmar's northern state affect govt's effort on national reconciliation: Aung San Suu Kyi

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/23/c_136995064.htm
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

YANGON, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday said the deadly bomb attacks at two banks in Lashio, Shan State on Wednesday affected government's efforts for national reconciliation. The explosion hit Yoma bank, affecting ...

News Myanmar » Shan: Bank IED attack in Myanmar’s Shan State indicates increasing risk to commercial assets due to military-militant conflict

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/78132/bank-ied-attack-in-myanmar-s-shan-state-indicates-increasing-risk-to-commercial-assets-due-to-military-militant-conflict
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

At approximately 16:40 local time on 21 February, an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated at a domestic commercial bank in Lashio city in Myanmar’s Shan State. Images shared on social media showed extensive damage to the Yoma Bank building, some ...

News Myanmar » Shan: Aee Soe nets winner as Yangon United down Shan United

News channel or source: http://www.foxsportsasia.com/football/asian-football/804418/aee-soe-nets-winner-yangon-united-shan-united/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Aee Soe scored the only goal of the game as Yangon United beat defending champions Shan United 1-0 in Friday’s top-of-the-table clash in the Myanmar National League. The only goal of the game arrived in the 21st minute when Aee Soe latched onto Sekou ...

News Myanmar » Shan: Hate speech, atrocities and fake news: the crisis of democracy in Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/2003d54e-169a-11e8-9376-4a6390addb44
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The growing blowback against legitimate newsgathering in Myanmar has affected The Irrawaddy as well as other publications. One of its reporters was arrested last June in the Shan state and held for two months. Another was accosted in December by a group of ...

News Myanmar » Shan: 2 women killed in northeastern Myanmar bomb blasts

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/headlines/199067/2-women-killed-in-northeastern-myanmar-bomb-blasts
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Shan state -- the largest of Myanmar’s 15 regions and states -- is also a home to several ethnic rebel groups, including the United Wa State Army, the most powerful rebel group in the region. Related Myanmar bomb blast Legal Notice: Copyright ...

News Myanmar » Shan: Explosion at bank in northern Myanmar kills 2, wounds 21

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/explosion-at-bank-in-northern-myanmar-kills-2-wounds-21/2018/02/21/bc4c6fd8-1712-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Myanmar authorities said. The Facebook page of army commander Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing said officials were investigating whether a terrorist group was behind the explosion. Several ethnic rebel groups are active in northern Shan state, whose capital is ...

News Myanmar » Shan: Two Dead, 22 Hurt From Bomb Blast in Northeast Myanmar City Lashio

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-21/two-killed-11-injured-by-bomb-in-myanmar-city-of-lashio-police
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Lashio is in Myanmar's restive Shan State where several ethnic insurgent groups are fighting the Myanmar military. "We just received a (local) police report about the bomb blast in Lashio (on Tuesday) evening," police spokesman Colonel Thet Naing said in ...

News Myanmar » Shan: Two Killed, 15 Injured in Explosion at Myanmar Bank

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451361&CategoryId=12395
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Lashio – with a population of 131,000 – is the biggest city in the northern parts of the Shan, where many ethnic rebels have been waging an armed conflict against Myanmar’s army, aiming to achieve greater regional autonomy. Enter your email address ...

News Myanmar » Shan: Bomb blast in northern Myanmar claims two lives, injures dozens more

News channel or source: http://sea-globe.com/myanmar-shan-state-bombing/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Myanmar soldiers standing in front of the damaged Yoma Bank in Lashio, Shan State, Myanmar Photo: information ministry of Myanmar Two people have been killed and 22 others wounded by a bomb that exploded on Wednesday afternoon at a Yoma Bank branch in ...

News Myanmar » Shan: Harvard Foundation Criticizes Myanmar Leader

News channel or source: http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2018/2/22/harvard-foundation-criticizes-myanmar-leader/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“The rights of ethnic minorities must be taken more seriously, not just with the Rohingya but with the Shan, the Karen, the Chin, and the various other 135 ethnic groups that live within Myanmar’s borders.” Representatives of the Burmese government ...