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Facebook removes Myanmar military's main news page
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 21 (IANS) Facebook on Sunday removed the main news page run by Myanmar's military, citing violation of its rules prohibiting the incitement of violence.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Myanmar,Technology
Myanmar anti-coup protesters honour woman shot dead by police
Yangon, Feb 20 (IANS) Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar's two largest cities on Saturday paid tribute to the young woman who died a day earlier after being shot at by police during a rally against the military takeover.
2021-02-20
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar reports 19 new Covid-19 cases, 1 more death
Yangon, Feb 19 (IANS) Myanmar reported 19 new Covid-19 infections and one more death in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports on Thursday.
2021-02-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Myanmar military shuts internet access for second night
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 16 (IANS) Internet access has been restored by Myanmar's new military rulers after it was blocked for the second night in a row.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar: Protesters face upto 20 yrs' prison under new law
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 15 (IANS) Myanmar's military has warned anti-coup protesters across the country that they could face up to 20 years in prison if they obstruct the armed forces.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Internet restored in protest-hit Myanmar after shutdown (Ld, Changing dateline)
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 15 (IANS) Internet access in Myanmar is returning to normal after a full-blown connection snap amid ongoing protests in the country against the military takeover, traffic tracker NetBlocks reported on Monday.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar amends law on protecting citizens' personal freedom, security
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 14 (IANS) Myanmar's new military-led State Administration Council led by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing issued an order amending the Protection of the Citizens for the Personal Freedom and Personal Security Law.
2021-02-14
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar remits sentences of over 23,000 prisoners amid protests
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 12 (IANS) Myanmar's new military-led State Administration Council on Friday announced the remittances of more than 23,000 prisoners, both local and foreigners, as protests against the February 1 coup continued for a seventh consecutive day.
2021-02-12
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar commander-in-chief urges safeguarding of Constitution
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 12 (IANS) Amid widespread protests against the February military coup in Myanmar, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on Friday urged citizens to safeguard the Constitution.
2021-02-12
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Facebook puts curbs on Myanmar military content
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 12 (IANS) Facebook has imposed widespread restrictions on content and profiles run by Myanmar's military to prevent spread of "misinformation" as protests against the military coup continued across the South Asian country.
2021-02-12
Category: International, Myanmar,Technology,Politics
Protests continue in Myanmar despite ban on gatherings
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 9 (IANS) Despite a ban on gatherings in Myanmar, protests against last week's military coup continued across the South Asian country for a fourth consecutive day on Tuesday.
2021-02-09
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Thousands protest in Myanmar, police use water cannons
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 8 (IANS) Thousands of people continued their protest for a third consecutive day in Myanmar's capital Nay Pyi Taw on Monday, against last week's military coup, forcing police to use water cannons in an effort to disperse the demonstrators.
2021-02-08
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar blocks access to Twitter, Instagram
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 6 (IANS) In the wake of the military coup, Myanmar has blocked access to micro-blogging platform Twitter and photo-sharing app Instagram on Saturday, just two days after the country directed state-owned telecom companies to take a similar actions against social media giant Facebook.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Technology
Attack on convoy in Myanmar kills 12
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 6 (IANS) At least nine civilians and three policemen were killed in an armed attack on a convoy of a former member of Myanmar's self-administered zone, a statement released by the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Service Office said on Saturday.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Aung San Suu Kyi in good health: Myanmar military
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 6 (IANS) Former Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been in detention since the military took control of the country earlier this week, is in good health, an army official said.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Patron of Suu Kyi's NLD party arrested: Police
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 5 (IANS) U Win Htein, patron of former Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party, has been arrested in the wake of the military coup in the South Asian country, a top official said on Friday.
2021-02-05
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar denies banknotes demonetization rumours
Yangon, Feb 4 (IANS) Myanmar's State Administration Council has announced that the citizens can continue the use of 5,000 and 10,000 kyat notes, while denying rumours of demonitization of banknotes.
2021-02-04
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar blocks FB till Feb 7 fearing 'instability'
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 4 (IANS) Myanmar has directed state-owned telecom companies to temporarily block Facebook until February 7 midnight, alleging that the social media giant is contributing to instability in the country.
2021-02-04
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Technology
Myanmar coup: Suu Kyi faces charges of breaching import and export laws
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 3 (IANS) Police in Myanmar have filed several charges against elected civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi following Monday's military coup.
2021-02-03
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar military forms state administration council
Yangon, Feb 3 (IANS) The Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services announced formation of a new 11-membered State Administration Council under Section 419 of Constitution late on Tuesday.
2021-02-03
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar military frees regional, state CMs after coup
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 2 (IANS) A day after seizing control of the country, the military in Myanmar on Tuesday released a majority of the detained regional and state Chief Ministers, but there was no word on State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Suu Kyi calls for protests over Myanmar coup (3nd Ld)
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 1 (IANS) Myanmar's de facto leader and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has asked people to protest against the coup staged by the military on Monday, hours after it detained her and other senior members of her ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party.
2021-02-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Military takes over Myanmar, Suu Kyi detained (2nd Ld)
Yangon, Feb 1 (IANS) The Myanmar military staged a coup on Monday and seized control of the country after detaining de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other top leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party, following escalated tensions between the government and the army that erupted due to results of the November 2020 polls.
2021-02-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar to continue suspension of int'l flights
Yangon, Jan 31 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications has further extended the suspension of international commercial flights until the end of February.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar military again extends non-operation period
Yangon, Jan 29 (IANS) The Myanmar military has announced a further extension of the suspension period of its operations against armed groups until February 28.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Myanmar begins nationwide vaccination drive against coronavirus
Yangon, Jan 27 (IANS) Myanmar on Wednesday launched a Covid-19 vaccination programme across the country.
2021-01-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar to convene Union Parliamentary session on Feb 5
Yangon, Jan 12 (IANS) Myanmar is set to convene its next Union Parliamentary session on February 5, state-run media reported on Tuesday.
2021-01-12
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar Prez calls to establish democratic federal union
Yangon, Jan 4 (IANS) Myanmar President U Win Myint on Monday called for a constitution which is the foundation of the establishment of the future democratic federal union complying with principles and standards.
2021-01-04
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar extends entry restriction for travellers
Yangon, Dec 31 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to extend temporary entry restrictions for all visitors until the end of January.
2020-12-31
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Myanmar to partially lift stay-at-home order
Yangon, Dec 27 (IANS) Myanmar's Ministry of Health and Sports has announced the lifting of stay-at-home order in some townships across regions and states as they have witnessed lesser daily Covid-19 cases.
2020-12-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar extends preventive measures until Dec 31
Yangon, Dec 14 (IANS) Myanmar authorities have announcement the extension of preventive measures against the coronavirus pandemic until December 31.
2020-12-14
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar to hold new parliamentary session in Feb
Yangon, Dec 8 (IANS) Myanmar will hold the next parliamentary session in the first week of February 2021, state media reported on Tuesday.
2020-12-08
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar military extends non-operation period against armed groups
Yangon, Dec 1 (IANS) The Myanmar military on Tuesday announced the extension of the suspension period of its operations against armed groups until the end of December.
2020-12-01
Category: International, Myanmar,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar extends Covid-19 preventive measures to Dec 15
Yangon, Nov 29 (IANS) Myanmar's national-level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has extended the period of preventive measures until December 15.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar ruling party pledges to fulfil people's needs
Yangon, Nov 17 (IANS) Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party, headed by incumbent State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, pledged on Tuesday to fulfil the needs and aspirations of people after winning a landslide majority in the November 8 general elections.
2020-11-17
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar's ruling NLD party grabs majority of parliamentary seats
Yangon, Nov 15 (IANS) Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party, headed by incumbent State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, has won 920 seats, which is an absolute majority in the November 8 general elections, according to the final result announced by the Union Election Commission (UEC) on Sunday.
2020-11-15
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar ruling party wins majority in general elections
Yangon, Nov 13 (IANS) Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party, headed by incumbent State Councellor Aung San Suu Kyi, has won more than enough seats in Parliament to form a new government, the Union Election Commission (UEC) announced on Friday.
2020-11-13
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi wins parliamentary seat
Yangon, Nov 10 (IANS) Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairperson of Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD), has won a seat in the House of Representatives (Lower House) for the next parliament in the recently-held general elections, the Union Election Commission (UEC) said on Tuesday.
2020-11-10
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Voting begins in Myanmar's general elections
Yangon, Nov 8 (IANS) Myanmar kicked off its multi-party general elections on Sunday as over 37 million eligible voters went to the polls across the country.
2020-11-08
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
444 arrested for violating curfew in Myanmar
Yangon, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 444 people were arrested in Myanmar in a week for violating the curfew imposed in some regions and states in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, police said on Sunday.
2020-09-20
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Myanmar govt repatriates over 13,300 citizenz
Yangon, Sep 3 (IANS) The Myanmar government has repatriated 13,364 stranded citizens so far since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
2020-09-03
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Over 360 tonnes of illegal timber seized in Myanmar in one week
Yangon, Aug 19 (IANS) Myanmar authorities have seized over 360 tonnes of illegal timber from across the country in one week, according to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Forest Department under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation.
2020-08-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Over 50% high schools reopen in Myanmar
Yangon, Aug 13 (IANS) Over 50 per cent high schools have reopened across Myanmar so far since last month amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an education official said on Thursday.
2020-08-13
Category: International, Myanmar,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 160
Yangon, July 3 (IANS) At least 162 bodies have been found after a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, officials said.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
50 killed in Myanmar jade mine landslide
Yangon, July 2 (IANS) At least 50 people were killed and many others were reported missing on Thursday after a jade mine collapsed in Myanmar's Kachin state, authorities said.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World's longest internet blackout entres 2nd yr in Myanmar
yangon, June 23 (IANS) The worlds longest internet blockade in Myanmars conflict-ridden northwest has entered its second year, preventing the arrival of humanitarian aid and COVID-19 information.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Technology
Myanmar denies genocide in Rakhine state
Yangon, Jan 24 (IANS) Myanmar has denied genocide in Rakhine, saying that some human rights actors have presented "a distorted picture" of the situation in the troubled state and has hampered the country's ability to lay the foundation for sustainable development in the region.
2020-01-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Myanmar Prez promises probe into Rakhine war crimes
Yangon, Jan 21 (IANS) Myanmar President Win Myint on Tuesday promised criminal investigations and possible prosecutions of those who committed war crimes in Rakhine state, following recommendations of the Independent Commission of Enquiry.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Advani beats Russell to enter World Billiards final
Mandalay (Myanmar), Sep 14 (IANS) Indias leading cueist Pankaj Advani beat Englands Mike Russell 5-2 to seal his place in the final of the IBSF World Billiards Championship here on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: International, Myanmar,Sports,Other Sports
Myanmar landslide toll climbs to 59
Yangon, Aug 12 (IANS) The death toll from a landslide that buried several houses in a Myanmar town has increased to 59, with emergency teams on Monday still struggling to locate potential survivors amid the rubble.
2019-08-12
Category: International, Myanmar,Environment/Wildlife