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Facebook defensive after Myanmar civil groups blast CEO Zuckerberg

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Facebook apologised on April 6 to Myanmar civil society groups who took issue with the social media network’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s defense of the...
Foreign press explained the state of the nation in Thailand

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Spokespersons of the Thai government on February 19 called for a rare press conference for a large number of foreign media representatives and diplomats...
Luxury brand Bulgari under fire for using “genocide gems” from Myanmar

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Italian high-end jewelry maker Bulgari is feeling the heat from human rights activists for continuing to buy and use gems from Myanmar. By doing...
Myanmar’s hardline Buddhist monks unimpressed by ban

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Myanmar's ultra-nationalist Ma Ba Tha movement despite a ban gathered in a Yangon monastery on May 27, just shortly after Myanmar's top Buddhist clergy...
Suu Kyi rejects UN probe into alleged Rohingya violence

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Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on May 3 dismissed a decision by the United Nation’s rights council to investigate allegations of crimes...
Suu Kyi says she’s ready to step down if people dissatisfied

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Myanmar's de-facto leader, former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, in a televised speech on March 30 on occasion of the one-year anniversary of...
Suu Kyi to get prime minister-like role in Myanmar government

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Aung San Suu Kyi, a recent recipient of the Harvard humanitarian of the year award and a Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1991 in...
Islamist extremism reaches Myanmar

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Myanmar police said on November 26 that they arrested three Muslims for planting home-made bombs around Yangon and were investigating their links to what...
Kofi Annan chosen to help find solution for Myanmar’s Rohingya issue

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Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan has been chosen by Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi to lead a commission to stop alleged...
Security increased for Suu Kyi after ISIS threat

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The Myanmar government is stepping up security for State Counselor and Foreign Affairs Minister Aung San Suu Kyi after her name appeared on a...
After 100 days of a new Myanmar: Can Suu Kyi live up to her promises?

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This July 7 marked the 100-day anniversary of the new civilian government in Myanmar, with the National League for Democracy (NLD) of democracy icon...
Now Suu Kyi must live up to her promises

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The landslide victory of the National League for Democracy of Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi brought the party 163 out of 182...
New path ahead as Myanmar goes to the polls in 80%-turnout

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Polls are open in Myanmar today in elections that will test the military's longstanding grip on power. It's the first election contested by the...
Myanmar releases final list of election candidates

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A total of 6,074 qualified candidates will run in the upcoming November 8 general election in 1,171 constituencies nationwide in Myanmar, the country's Union...
Dr M wants Myanmar be kicked out of ASEAN

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Dr Mahathir Mohamad, former Malaysian prime minister and still an influential figure in the country's somewhat opaque political ecosystem, said at an international conference...
Are hearts dead?

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A conversation on Ethics in Business with Mukesh Kapila, humanitarian