• Myanmar to court-martial more troops over Rohingya crackdown, army says
    Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 19:45

    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar’s army said in a statement on Friday it would hold more court-martials over alleged abuses against Rohingya Muslims, after a government-appointed commission said soldiers committed war crimes against the minority.

    The army said in a post on its website on Friday...

    Yangon (Reuters)
  • Myanmar eGovernment Initiatives
    Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 19:30

    “Out of 193 global countries, Myanmar’s e-Government index stood at 169 in 2016, and it jumped up to 157 in 2018 thanks to improvements in online services and telecommunication infrastructure. However, Myanmar’s index is still under the average rank of ASEAN member countries. It shows that we nee...
  • President U Win Myint attends Bogyoke Aung San Statue unveiling ceremony
    Friday, February 14, 2020 - 08:00

    Bogyoke Aung San, who is also the founder of Tatmadaw, also said, “The Burma independence army will not involve itself either in administrative or political
    affairs. Our soldiers must not be involved with nor interfere with party politics and administrative sectors.” It was mentioned in his...

    Glonal New Light of Myanmar
  • New Yangon - Master Plan
    Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 19:15

    New Yangon's vision is to be Myanmar's "Productive City, Livable City" with world-class infrastructure and high quality and transparent delivery and governance. Development Co. Ltd.
  • Myanmar watermelon farmers feel pinch as coronavirus hits China trade
    Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 18:45

    BAGO, Myanmar (Reuters) - In a field in southern Myanmar, Naing Lin Htet stands among hundreds of overripe watermelons he intended to export to neighbouring China but will instead leave to rot because of the fast-spreading coronavirus that has hammered sales.

  • Independent Commission of Enquiry concludes with Final Report
    Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 04:45

    The Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) held its 15th meeting on 20 January 2020 in Nay Pyi Taw. It met for the last time before submitting its Final Report. The ICOE signed and submitted its Final Report to H.E. U Win Myint, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar at the President...
  • Myanmar's Suu Kyi urges World Court to drop genocide case
    Friday, December 13, 2019 - 03:00

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on World Court judges on Thursday to dismiss an accusation of genocide against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority, saying its own justice system should be given the chance to work first. Gambia has accused Myanmar of violating the 1...

  • Renovating and Upgrading University Of Yangon
    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 18:45

    Established in 1920, the University of Yangon has an illustrious yet tumultuous history. Once among the largest universities in Southeast Asia and recognized as a premier institution of higher learning, it has endured decades of rigid external control, isolation and lack of resources. Today the l...

    University of Yangon website
  • South Korea to step up economic partnership with Mekong nations
    Friday, November 29, 2019 - 00:15

    BUSAN ― The inaugural Korea-Mekong Summit took place in Busan, Wednesday, on the heels of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit, to explore ways to enhance cooperation between Korea and five countries that border the Mekong River. The Mekong-Han River D...

    Korea Times (27 November 2019)
  • Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to Lead Myanmar Team Contesting Rohingya Genocide Case at World Court
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 16:30

    (YANGON, Myanmar) — Myanmar said Wednesday its leader Aung San Suu Kyi will head the legal team contesting a genocide case filed against it in the International Court of Justice over the crackdown on Bengali (Rohingya) Muslims two years ago that set off their exodus to Bangladesh. Myanmar’s milit...

    TIME/Associated Press (21 November 2019)