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Earthquake of 5.0 magnitude hits Myanmar, no casualties reported

Dom, 03/07/2022 - 8:18am
Naypyidaw [Myanmar], July 3 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 shook Ywangan township of Myanmar on Sunday at 07:56 (IST), according to the National Centre of Seismology (NCS). The epicentre of the quake was monitored at a depth of 10 Km at 260km SW of Ywangan and 297km SSW of Burma in Myanmar. According to NCS, the latitude and longitude stood at 19.53, 94.64 when the Earthquake jolted Ywangan. The magnitude of earthq
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China's Top Diplomat Visits Myanmar Amid Opposition Protest

Sab, 02/07/2022 - 8:05pm

BANGKOK - China's top diplomat on Saturday arrived on his first visit to Myanmar since the military seized power last year to attend a regional meeting that the government said was a recognition of its legitimacy and opponents protested as a violation of peace efforts.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will join counterparts from Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam in a meeting of the Lancang-Mekong Coop

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Myanmar military arresting lawyers of its dissidents

Sab, 02/07/2022 - 12:55pm

MANDALAY, Myanmar - On Wednesday, Junta authorities arrested three more Mandalay-based lawyers representing political detainees after leaving their clients' hearings in Obo Prison

Thuta, Thae Su Naing, and her husband Tin Win Aung have been identified as the detainees.

Three of their local colleagues confirmed their arrests to the press under anonymity. At the time of reporting, it was unclear where they

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Chinese FM to attend several high-level international meetings

Ven, 01/07/2022 - 6:05pm

BEIJING, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will chair the seventh Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Myanmar and attend the G20 Foreign Mi

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Myanmar reports 32 more COVID-19 cases

Ven, 01/07/2022 - 6:05pm

YANGON, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed 32 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 613,628, according to the Ministry of Health on Friday.

The ministry said 4,767 people were tested for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours in the country, and the daily positivity rate was 0.67 percent.

Myanmar has recorded 19,434 deaths from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020

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Cambodian FM to attend 7th LMC foreign ministers' meeting in Myanmar

Ven, 01/07/2022 - 4:55pm
Phnom Penh [Cambodia], July 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will attend the seventh Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Foreign Ministers' Meeting to be held on July 4 in Bagan, Myanmar, the Cambodian foreign ministry said in a press statement on Friday. Under the theme "Solidarity for Peace and Prosperity", the seventh LMC foreign ministers' meeting will be a venue to further broaden cooperation and
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Cambodian FM to attend 7th LMC foreign ministers' meeting in Myanmar

Ven, 01/07/2022 - 2:55pm

PHNOM PENH, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will attend the seventh Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Foreign Ministers' Meeting to be held on July 4 in Bagan, Myanmar, the Cambodian foreign ministry said in a press statement on Friday.

Under the theme "Solidarity for Peace and Prosperity", the seventh LMC foreign ministers' meeting will be a venue to further broaden cooperation and bon

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KNU attacks junta military outpost near Thai border

Ven, 01/07/2022 - 3:36am

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - Over the past three days, an army outpost meters away from Myanmar's border with Thailand has seen heavy fighting as it has been attacked by Karen National Union (KNU) forces.

The outpost was attacked on Sunday by troops from the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) and the Karen National Defence Organisation (KNDO), both of which are under the command of the Karen National Union (KNU).

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Shocking toll on children in Myanmar, says UN rights expert

Gio, 30/06/2022 - 8:27pm
Geneva [Switzerland], June 30 (ANI): Myanmar's military junta is responsible for shocking violence against children caught up in the bloody aftermath of last February's coup, a top independent Human Rights Council-appointed investigator said. Addressing the UN forum, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Thomas Andrews on Wednesday, said that he'd met youngsters who'd fled the country after suffe
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UN Investigator Warns of Increased Violence in Myanmar

Gio, 30/06/2022 - 8:06pm

Geneva - U.N. investigator Thomas Andrews is warning that Myanmar's military junta is increasing its brutal campaign of violence, resorting to massacres, and widespread human rights violations to maintain its iron grip. The report has been submitted to the U.N. human rights council.

The United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Thomas Andrews, is calling on the outside world t

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Only 15% of World Enjoys Free Expression of Information

Gio, 30/06/2022 - 8:05pm

A Britain-based group says its latest study of worldwide free expression rights shows only 15% of the global population lives where people can receive or share information freely.

In its 2022 Global Expression Report, Article19, an international human rights organization, said that in authoritarian nations such as China, Myanmar and Russia, and in democracies such as Brazil and India, 80% of the global population

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PM Hasina to broach Rohingya repatriation in upcoming India visit: Bangladesh Foreign Secy

Mer, 29/06/2022 - 10:18am
By Ashoke RajDhaka [Bangladesh], June 29 (ANI): Repatriation of Rohingyas are likely to figure on the agenda of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during her upcoming visit to India, scheduled in September this year. Bangladesh Foreign Secretary, Masud Bin Momen in an exclusive interview with ANI said that PM Hasina, who will arrive in India on a bilateral visit on the invitation of PM Narendra Modi, will raise the i
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UK to pressure Myanmar to resolve Rohingya crisis

Mer, 29/06/2022 - 9:15am

LONDON, UK Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has asked the United Kingdom to resettle 100,000 Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh to alleviate the country's refugee burden.

According to a statement from the Bangladesh High Commission in London, the proposal was made during a bilateral meeting with his British counterpart Elizabeth Truss.

The foreign minister stated that the resettlement would

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G7 agrees to confront Beijing's 'non-transparent, market distorting' practices

Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:55pm
Schloss Elmau [Germany], June 28 (ANI): In a unified approach in confronting China's unfair economic practices, the Group of Seven (G7) nations on Tuesday committed to upholding fair and transparent competition in the global economy and strengthening international rules. "We remain committed to upholding fair and transparent competition in the global economy and strengthening international rules in this regard. With regar
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Urban refugees demonstrate at UNHCR office in Kathmandu seeking asylum

Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:18pm
Kathmandu [Nepal], June 28 (ANI): Urban refugees on Monday staged a sit-in protest at the entrance of the UN refugee agency-UNHCR, seeking 11-point demand that as per them would make their stay in Nepal easier. A large canopy of the urban refugees including the elderlies to children has been sitting despite the downpour and scorching sun. An Afghan refugee taking part in the protest, Nargesh Husseini told ANI, "Actually N
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Eight resistance fighters killed while transporting weapons in Myanmar

Mar, 28/06/2022 - 7:03pm

MAGWAY, Myanmar - At least eight resistance fighters were killed on Wednesday when junta troops intercepted a truck they were using to transport weapons in Magway Region's Pwintbyu Township.

According to Kyar Gyi, a member of the Pwintbyu People's Defence Force (PDF), the incident occurred early Wednesday morning near the Maezali bridge, located about 20 kilometers southwest of the town of Pwinbyu.

"They

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Myanmar reports 9 new COVID-19 cases

Mar, 28/06/2022 - 6:18pm

YANGON, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed nine new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 613,577 on Tuesday, according to the country's Health Ministry.

The health authorities tested 6,115 people for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and the daily positivity rate was 0.15 percent.

It added that the death toll from COVID-19 in the country remained unchanged at 19,434 as no new deat

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, June 28

Mar, 28/06/2022 - 6:18pm

YANGON -- Zheng Zhihong, Minister Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy to Myanmar on Tuesday attended the launching ceremony of Year 2022 Donation Project to Mary Chapman School for the Deaf.

At the ceremony, Zheng said this year, the embassy will provide more than 20 million kyats (10,810 U.S. dollars) worth of daily food supplies to the school. (Myanmar-China-Donation)

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NEW DELHI -- The India

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Rohingyas in Nepal demand official recognition as refugees

Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:07am

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Monday, Rohingya families who fled Myanmar's genocide and have been living in Nepal for nearly a decade stage a protest outside the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, demanding official recognition as refugees.

The Rohingyas and refugees from other countries had gathered outside the UNHCR office to present a memorandum to press their demands.

Several refugees

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Regional Envoy Calls for Myanmar's Suu Kyi to be Spared Jail Time

Mar, 28/06/2022 - 2:05am

A regional envoy for the crisis in Myanmar has urged the country's military leaders to return deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to house arrest from her prison cell in solitary confinement.

Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn, envoy for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), issued the appeal Monday ahead of his second trip to Myanmar.

In a letter to Myanmar's military leaders, he urged them

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