Following the devastation of Cyclone Mocha, the Arakan Army says it will work with the military regime to help people in Rakhine, but that cooperative spirit appears to be one-sided, with the junta still facing accusations of holding up aid for political purposes.
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To say that 2017 did not unfold as many of us had hoped would be an understatement.
Yangon’s water bus may not yet be a viable alternative to commuting on the bus or train, but it does make for a pleasant day out.
Members of the Muslim community are facing long delays in citizenship applications unless they acquiesce to officials’ suggestions that they be labelled “Bengali”.
The government is conducting a long-overdue review of the opaque, graft-riddled jade industry, which is dominated by powerful vested interests whose activities are costing Myanmar billions of dollars a year in lost revenue.
Here they are, for better or worse: those who made headlines during 2017, from a beloved canine to political leaders and imprisoned journalists.
နိုင်ငံတော် လျှို့ဝှက်ချက် အက်ဥပဒေကို ချိုးဖောက်သည်ဟု စွပ်စွဲခံထားရကာ ပြီးခဲ့သည့် ရက်သတ္တပတ်နှစ်ပတ်က ဖမ်းဆီးခံခဲ့ရသည့် ရိုက်တာ သတင်းထောက်နှစ်ဦးကို ယနေ့ရုံးထုတ်ပြီး ရမန် နောက်ထပ် နှစ်ပတ်ယူခဲ့သည်ဟု ၎င်းတို့၏ ရှေ့နေက ပြောကြားသည်။