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News Myanmar » Yangon: 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

YANGON (AFP) - Satellite imagery shows Myanmar authorities have bulldozed at least 55 Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine in recent months, Human Rights Watch said Friday (Feb 23), condemning the government for erasing evidence at sites where troops are ...

News Myanmar » Yangon: 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

According to the Yangon-based tech innovation lab Phandeeyar, Myanmar now has more active Sim cards than people, and 90 per cent of the population live within range of mobile broadband. Communal violence flared again in Rakhine last August, when militants ...

News Myanmar » Yangon: Myanmar bulldozes Rohingya villages after 'cleansing' campaign: group

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-villages/myanmar-bulldozes-rohingya-villages-after-cleansing-campaign-group-idUSKCN1G70W9
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has bulldozed at least 55 villages that were emptied of their Rohingya Muslim inhabitants during violence that began last year, Human Rights Watch said on Friday citing a review of new satellite imagery. The group said the ...

News Myanmar » Yangon: 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 » Yangon: Myanmar bulldozed scores of Rohingya villages since November: HRW

News channel or source: http://aaj.tv/2018/02/myanmar-bulldozed-scores-of-rohingya-villages-since-november-hrw/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

YANGON: Satellite imagery shows Myanmar authorities have bulldozed at least 55 Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine in recent months, Human Rights Watch said Friday, condemning the government for erasing evidence at sites where troops are accused of ...

News Myanmar » Yangon: 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 » Yangon: Civilian witness contradicts Myanmar police on Reuters reporters' arrest - defence

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKCN1G51T2
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

YANGON (Reuters) - The first civilian to testify in the case of two Reuters reporters accused of violating Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act contradicted police and prosecutors on Wednesday about where the pair were arrested, a defence lawyer said.

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

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/21/explosion-at-bank-in-northern-myanmar-kills-2-wounds-21.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar authorities says a bomb exploded in a bank in the northern city of Lashio, a region where there is fighting between the government and ethnic minority guerrillas, killing two people and injuring 21 others. The Facebook page of ...

News Myanmar » Yangon: Two dead, 22 hurt from bomb blast in northeast Myanmar city Lashio

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/two-killed-11-injured-bomb-myanmar-city-lashio-133917014.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

YANGON (Reuters) - A bomb blast killed two bank employees and injured 22 other people in Myanmar's northeastern city of Lashio on Wednesday, the government and the military said. Police said an investigation was under way but would not elaborate on whether ...

News Myanmar » Yangon: Cash is king in Myanmar, but for how long?

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/news/cash-is-king-in-myanmar-but-for-how-long/ar-BBJpiej
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Since 2012, Myanmar has seen a steady economic growth, but most people in the Southeast Asian country still don't possess a bank account and prefer to use cash for financial dealings. Ate Hoekstra reports from Yangon. "If a customer wants to buy a new ...