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News Myanmar » Traffic: Myanmar Tourism Bouncing Back Despite Rohingya Crisis

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/02/22/myanmar-tourism-bouncing-back-despite-rohingya-crisis/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“I think the figure increased as we held many promotional events, and the government has allowed tourists to travel previously restricted areas,” U Myint Htwe, deputy director general at the ministry, said in an interview. Yet reliable data in Myanmar ...

News Myanmar » Traffic: EU Set To Prepare Sanctions On Myanmar Generals: Diplomats

News channel or source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/eu-set-to-prepare-sanctions-on-myanmar-generals-diplomats-1816270
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Brussels: The European Union will start preparing sanctions against Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya Muslims by formally calling on the bloc's foreign policy chief next week to draw up a list of possible names, two diplomats said. Any new travel ...

News Myanmar » Traffic: After US, Canada, EU looking to levy sanctions on top Myanmar generals

News channel or source: http://www.asianage.com/world/europe/230218/after-us-canada-eu-looking-to-levy-sanctions-on-top-myanmar-generals.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The European Union will start preparing sanctions against Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya Muslims by formally calling on the bloc's foreign policy chief next week to draw up a list of possible names, two diplomats said. Any new travel bans and ...

News Myanmar » Traffic: European Union set to prepare sanctions on Myanmar and Cambodia

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/european-union-set-to-prepare-sanctions-on-myanmar-and-cambodia
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Any new travel bans and asset freezes would be the EU's toughest measures yet on Myanmar military to hold it accountable for the abuses against the Rohingyas, likely joining US and Canadian sanctions already in place. Foreign ministers will also ask Ms ...

News Myanmar » Traffic: HRW Says Satellite Images Show Rohingya Villages 'Bulldozed' by Myanmar Authorities

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/hrw-says-satellite-images-show-rohingya-villages-bulldozed-by-myanmar-authorities/vi-BBJuGJG
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Human Rights Watch (HRW) released satellite footage on February 22 that it said showed the destruction of Rohingya villages in Maungdaw, Myanmar, between January 8 and February 19.HRW said the video demonstrated that the Burmese government had been ...

News Myanmar » Traffic: Civilian witness contradicts Myanmar police on Reuters reporters' arrest: defense

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-journalists/civilian-witness-contradicts-myanmar-police-on-reuters-reporters-arrest-defense-idUSKCN1G51SU
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

He said he was accompanying police as they conducted traffic searches and witnessed the reporters ... The United States told a recent meeting of the United Nations Security Council that Myanmar had “the gall to blame the media” for the situation ...

News Myanmar » Traffic: EU set to levy sanctions on top Myanmar generals over Rohingya massacre

News channel or source: http://www.deccanchronicle.com/world/europe/230218/eu-set-to-levy-sanctions-on-top-myanmar-generals-over-rohingya-massacr.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Any new travel bans and asset freezes would be the EU's toughest measures yet to try to hold the military accountable for the abuses. Brussels: The European Union will start preparing sanctions against Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya Muslims by ...

News Myanmar » Traffic: EU turns screw on Myanmar and Cambodia over rights abuses

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/a5976a4e-17f4-11e8-9376-4a6390addb44
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

European countries will threaten sanctions over both Myanmar’s anti-Rohingya crackdown and Cambodia ... it had suspended preferential treatment in issuig visas for private travel by Cambodian government members, including Hun Sen and his family ...

News Myanmar » Traffic: Wa Political Parties Call for Government to Lift Travel Curbs on Their People

News channel or source: https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/wa-political-parties-call-government-lift-travel-curbs-people.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The NDAA has agreed to let the UWSA take care of the river port and nearby areas. But the Myanmar Army wants the UWSA troops to withdraw from the port. “The travel restrictions on the ethnic Wa relate to the UWSA troops based in Mongla,” U Zaw Htay ...