Football-obsessed Myanmar teen Kaung Khant Lin roots for Manchester United, worships star Lionel Messi and was honoured as the best player in a recent tournament
In the posts he criticised the military’s political role and Myanmar’s 2008 constitution, which was drawn up by the former ruling junta and which civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi is attempting to amend
The decision recognises the importance of the central Myanmar site — which includes more than 3,500 stupas, temples, monasteries and other structures built between the 11th and 13th centuries — and will likely be a boon to Myanmar’s tourist industry.
Fighting between the Myanmar army and ethnic Rakhine rebels has escalated in the western state’s temple-studded town of Mrauk U, sources confirmed on Wednesday, with reports of military jets streaking across the sky.
A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for “interfering” with personal freedoms, vowing Saturday to appeal against the medical council’s decision in a deeply conservative country.
The campaign will continue over two weeks to receive donations across multiple platforms set by the participating charities, atop of which is the Emirates Red Crescent.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday moved closer to opening a full investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya people who were driven from Myanmar to Bangladesh.
She urged the court to treat one of the school's teachers as a suspect, not just an important witness. The mother claimed that the teacher, Hnin Nu, had given inconsistent and possibly misleading accounts of what had happened.
The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them from entry to the United States.