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News Myanmar » Social: Myanmar parliament approves $15M for Rakhine border fence

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/myanmar-parliament-approves-15m-rakhine-border-fence-53303098
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Myanmar's parliament has approved a budget of about $15 million ... Most are stateless and face widespread social and official discrimination. The Rohingya fled largely in response to brutal violence by state security forces, who have been accused of ...

News Myanmar » Social: Myanmar bulldozed at least 55 Rohingya villages since November: Human Rights Watch

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/feb/23/myanmar-bulldozed-at-least-55-rohingya-villages-since-november-human-rights-watch-1777796.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Haunting images of levelled villages first circulated on social media earlier this month after they were posted by an EU diplomat. At the time Myanmar's Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye told AFP the demolition was part of a plan to "build back ...

News Myanmar » Social: 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

Myanmar’s estrangement from the west is deepening ... historian Muslims — who make up 4 per cent of the population — have been part of the country’s social fabric since long before independence in 1948. But from the 1970s, they began to face ...

News Myanmar » Social: Myanmar bulldozing scores of Rohingya villages, Human Rights Watch says

News channel or source: https://news.sky.com/story/myanmar-bulldozing-scores-of-rohingya-villages-human-rights-watch-says-11263374
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Images of destroyed villages began circulating on social media earlier this month, but officials claimed they were part of an effort to "build back" villages to a higher standard than they were before. Myanmar has said it is ready to start repatriating ...

News Myanmar » Social: Social Star: 5 Myanmar sportsmen that you should know

News channel or source: http://www.foxsportsasia.com/features/797949/not-publishsocial-star-top-5-myanmar-sportsmen-follow/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Born in Myitkyina, Aung La N Sang is the current ONE Middleweight World Champion. He will be defending his title against Alexandre Machado in ONE Championship’s Quest for Gold show next week. The Crazy 88 MMA fighter, otherwise known as the “Burmese ...

News Myanmar » Social: 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

YANGON, Myanmar — A bomb exploded Wednesday in a bank in the northern ... Photos posted by the Information Ministry and on private social media accounts showed considerable damage to the bank, at two entrances. Vehicles parked outside also suffered ...

News Myanmar » Social: Oxford University’s Complicity in Myanmar’s Genocide Denial

News channel or source: https://www.mintpressnews.com/how-oxford-university-is-complicit-in-myanmar-genocide-denial/237808/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

They are all social inventions. Furthermore, OUP’s selection of a French-educated expert on Myanmar with known ties to the Myanmar military from amongst the myriad of qualified scholars of Myanmar is only one of the ways in which Oxford University is ...

News Myanmar » Social: 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 ...

News Myanmar » Social: Cyclone season and threat of violence loom over 720,000 Rohingya children in Myanmar and Bangladesh – UNICEF

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/bangladesh/cyclone-season-and-threat-violence-loom-over-720000-rohingya-children-myanmar-and
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

UNICEF calls on the Myanmar Government to end the violence ... as well as longer-term efforts to address intercommunal tension and promote social cohesion. In Bangladesh, aid efforts led and overseen by the Government have averted disaster, while 79,000 ...

News Myanmar » Social: Myanmar bulldozed scores of Rohingya villages since November: Human Rights Watch

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/myanmar-bulldozed-scores-of-rohingya-villages-since-november-human-rights-watch
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Myanmar denies the charge but has blocked UN investigators ... Haunting images of levelled villages first circulated on social media earlier this month after they were posted by an EU diplomat.