TIMELINE: Eight Decades of Myanmar-Japan Relations at a Glance
Sun, 07/10/2018 - 16:45

Myanmar State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi left Myanmar for Japan on Friday. It is her third visit to the Land of the Rising Sun since 2013. Prior to that she had not visited the country since her sojourn at Kyoto University as a researcher in 1985-86. This year marks the 64th anniversary of di...

The Irrawaddy (5 October 2018)
Myanmar ‘resolutely rejects’ ICC ruling on Rakhine; voices ‘serious concerns’ over UN human rights report
Sun, 30/09/2018 - 02:15

“The ICC decision was made on dubious legal grounds and applied to a situation where domestic remedies have not yet been exhausted,” said Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

UN News (28 September 2018)
Democratic Transition in Myanmar: Challenges and the Way Forward
Wed, 22/08/2018 - 15:00

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi gave a lecture titled “Democratic Transition in Myanmar: Challenges and the Way Forward” on 22 August 2018 at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore. The ceremony was opened with the address by Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Teo Chee Hean. In her lecture, State...

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Five dead, nearly 100,000 displaced by Myanmar floods
Mon, 30/07/2018 - 17:15

At least five people have been killed and over 95,000 people have been forced to flee their homes by widespread flooding in seven states and regions during the past week, the Disaster Management Department said.

It said two people died in the floods in Magwe, and one each in Tanintharyi, B...

Myanmar Times (July 30, 2018)
ICRC President in Myanmar & Bangladesh: Food Aid Essential In Myanmar
Sat, 30/06/2018 - 13:00

The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer is visiting the northern areas of Rakhine State for the first time. During his three-day visit he observed a Red Cross Movement mobile medical clinic in Buthidaung and joined a food distribution in Maungdaw. The Re...

President U Win Myint holds talks with ICRC President
Sat, 30/06/2018 - 12:45

President U Win Myint received Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), yesterday afternoon at the Presidential Palace in Nay Pyi Taw.
During the meeting, they exchanged views and discussed matters related to the status of expanding ICRC operations...

Global New Light of Myanmar (30 June 2018)