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U.S. bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

Jul 17, 2019 - 7:41 AM

The US State Department says it is taking action against army chief Min Aung Hlaing and the others after finding credible evidence they were involved in the violence two years ago

Myanmar military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing inspects a major bridge near capital Naypyidaw along Yangon to Mandalay highway damaged by rampaging flood waters from Swar Chaung dam on August 29, 2018. Swar Chaung dam's spillway structure, which regulates the release of water from the levee, broke due to heavy seasonal rainfall in Bago region on August 29, inundating about 100 villages and blocking the country's biggest highway, a government official said. / AFP PHOTO / Thet AUNG

Floods, political change hamper Myanmar growth – World Bank

May 31, 2016 - 11:00 PM

The World Bank estimates 7 GDP growth for Myanmar during the 2015 16 financial year

epa04953916 Street vendors walk through flooded roads near the ThiriMandalar Express bus station in Mandalay, Myanmar, 28 September 2015. Heavy monsoon rains caused floods around Mandalay. EPA/HEIN HTET

Ejercito graft case, bank heist probe, Ebola | 6PM wRap

Mar 30, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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Aquino-Xi meeting, high court rules, Myanmar’s transition | 6PM wRap

Nov 12, 2015 - 6:14 PM

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Duterte on presidency, EDCA hearing, PH-China talks | 6PM wRap

Nov 10, 2015 - 6:34 PM

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Aung San Suu Kyi: ‘The Lady’ and the presidency

Jun 15, 2013 - 10:58 AM

The Lady wants the presidency and speaking on the issue of Rohingyas described by the UN as the most oppressed in the world may be political suicide