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Myanmar: UN rights experts urge business ‘to take a stand’ against military junta

Unsplash/Alexander SchimmeckDusk approaches in Yangon, the commercial hub of Myanmar (file photo). United Nations independent rights experts on Wednesday urged
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Business Lobby Group Demands US Envoy to Tackle Myanmar Crisis

State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi addresses the US-ASEAN Business Council in Washington in 2016. / US-ASEAN Business Council 
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Telenor writes off Myanmar business after coup, posts Q1 loss

Telenor’s logo is seen in central Belgrade, Serbia, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Marko Djurica/File Photo Norway’s Telenor (TEL.OL) wrote off the value of
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Myanmar military govt announces reopening of schools from June 1, but teachers, students continue protests

File photo: Myanmar military chief According to Kyodo News, a number of teachers and others engaged in education have joined
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How to Support Myanmar’s Activists and Civil Disobedience Movement

Popularized by Thai protesters in 2014, the three-finger salute has become a prominent symbol against the coup in Myanmar. Photo by Gayatri
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Myanmar: UN rights experts urge business ‘to take a stand’ against military junta

Unsplash/Alexander SchimmeckDusk approaches in Yangon, the commercial hub of Myanmar (file photo). United Nations independent rights experts on Wednesday urged
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Thousands suspended at Myanmar universities as junta targets education

Anti-coup protesters flash the three-finger salute and chant slogan during the demonstration against the military coup in the rain at
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Myanmar coup: Firms quit office block with military ties

Sule Square in downtown Yangon was the location of a pro-democracy protest in February A high-end office block in Myanmar
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Philippines’ Ayala takes ‘long-term’ view on Myanmar amid crisis

Ayala CEO Fernando Zobel de Ayala says the Philippine conglomerate is preparing for a post-coronavirus economic recovery. (Source photos by
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India wants a stable Myanmar, says Army Chief

In his first comment on the military coup in Myanmar, Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane on Wednesday asserted that
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Perspective

How to Support Myanmar’s Activists and Civil Disobedience Movement

Popularized by Thai protesters in 2014, the three-finger salute has become a prominent symbol against the coup
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Myanmar shadow government’s militia gains popular support to fight military junta

This handout photo taken on May 7, 2021 shows protesters holding up signs supporting the
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Philippines’ Ayala takes ‘long-term’ view on Myanmar amid crisis

Ayala CEO Fernando Zobel de Ayala says the Philippine conglomerate is preparing for a post-coronavirus
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Environment

Military coup clouds control over jade, gems in Myanmar

Buyers examine jade stones on sale ahead of an auction during a Gems Emporium in
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Myanmar monk creates refuge for snakes at monastery

Wilatha has created a refuge for snakes.  A Buddhist monk has created a refuge for
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Flash floods kill two in Thailand, storm heads for Myanmar

Tropical storm Sinlaku dumped heavy rain on 18 Thai provinces over the weekend. The storm
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Technology

Facebook rejects request to release Myanmar officials’ data for genocide case

FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado
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End Unlawful Internet Restrictions

Three people walk along a road close to the surge of fighting between the Arakan Army and Myanmar military in
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Myanmar: End World’s Longest Internet Shutdown

Lift Restrictions in Embattled Rakhine, Chin States A telecommunications tower in Mrauk U township, Rakhine State, where the Myanmar government has
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SK Telecom sends cyber experts to Myanmar amid national SOC development

South Korean provider also targets expansion through Vietnam and Thailand The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of Myanmar has moved
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Mr Sarbananda Sonowal

Bamboo Technology Park : Inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Assam in Guwahati

The North-East of India is considered a paradise abound with unique and exquisite natural resources. Recently, Bamboo Technology Park was
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Thought Leaders

Framework for Political Dialogue to be Completed Prior to Next Peace Conference

During a press conference held on the third day of the Panglong Union Peace Conference, it was announced that the
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U.S. CONSIDERING EASING SANCTIONS ON MYANMAR DURING MS. SUU KYI’S WHITE HOUSE VISIT

U.S. Considering Easing Sanctions on Myanmar during Ms. Suu Kyi’s White House Visit

The U.S. Government is considering easing sanctions against Myanmar during the time of Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit which
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History Of Burma

History Of Burma

Early Burma The Nation we know as Burma was first formed during the goldenage of Pagan in the 11th century.
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Suu Kyi Speaks at Peace Conference to Boost Myanmar Cease-Fire

Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s newly appointed State Counselor, spoke at the Union Peace Conference for the first time.
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Arts & Culture

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Guide To The Growing Punk Music Scene

Names in Myanmar Punk Punk music is on the rise in Myanmar, especially in Yangon. There are no specific ‘punk’
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History Of Burma

History Of Burma

Early Burma The Nation we know as Burma was first formed during the goldenage of Pagan in the 11th century.
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Mythical landscape of Myanmar

Even before the days of British colonialism and the ‘exotic east’ writings of luminaries like Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham and
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Bagan: Ancient Capital of Myanmar

Lacquerware The lacquer takes its roots in China it there has a few three thousand years, and then developed in
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Education News

Myanmar military govt announces reopening of schools from June 1, but teachers, students continue protests

File photo: Myanmar military chief According to Kyodo News, a number of teachers and others engaged in education have joined
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Thousands suspended at Myanmar universities as junta targets education

Anti-coup protesters flash the three-finger salute and chant slogan during the demonstration against the military coup in the rain at
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Sex education in schools sparks debate over morality

A school textbook exploring the fictional lives of adolescents and sexually active couples has caused a real-world storm. Conservative politicians
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Education official: Students will go back to school almost two months late with social distancing in classrooms

Grade 11 students leave their exam rooms in Mandalay in March (Photo Yan Moe Naing/Myanmar Now) High schools will be
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