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Myanmar Court Seeks Arrest of Lawyer and Poet in Military’s Lawsuit
GENERAL Jan 25, 2020
YANGON—A court in Tanintharyi Region issued warrants Monday for the arrest of lawyer U Kyi Myint and poet U Saw Wai for failing to appear in court for a case over their remarks on Myanmar’s consti... 73


French team makes documentary about ‘Life of Ayarwaddy River’ in Mandalay
MEDIA Jan 25, 2020
CREW of Step by Step Production TV channel from France shot youths undergoing training at the ‘Bamathway Myanmar traditional lethwei club’ in Chanayethazan Township, Mandalay Region as well ... 43

Wuhan Flights to Myanmar Stopped Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
GENERAL Jan 25, 2020
Mandalay – China Eastern Airlines (CEA) announced Friday that its direct flights from the Chinese city of Wuhan to Mandalay have been canceled. Following the Wuhan lockdown, as China banned trave... 53

Myanmar women football team to play friendlies agains Thailand in Mandalay
SPORT Jan 25, 2020
Myanmar’s national women’s football team will play against Thailand in two friendly matches at the Mandalar Thiri stadium in Mandalay on January 25 and 28. As part of preparation for the As... 51

Myanmar Girls Trafficked to China from Shan, Militia Detains Suspects
GENERAL Jan 25, 2020
Lu Nan and Seng Hkawn, two ethnic Kachin girls from northern Shan State, have been missing for two months and were likely trafficked into China, according to the Kachin Literature and Culture Organiza... 48

Flight from Wuhan lands here as coronavirus threat grows in China
GENERAL Jan 23, 2020
The weekly flight from Wuhan, China, landed in Yangon as usual on Thursday despite the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people in the Chinese city, a spokesperson for Yangon International Airpo... 79

General Aung San's statue to be unveiled at Thabyegon Roundabout on his birthday
GENERAL Jan 23, 2020
The statue of General Aung San on horseback to be placed at Thabyegon Roundabout in Nay Pyi Taw is being erected and will be unveiled on the birthday of the Myanmar’s independence hero on February ... 66

Govt Administrator Shot in Myanmar’s Northern Shan State
GENERAL Jan 23, 2020
An administrator in Kyaukme Township in northern Shan State was shot twice and wounded while he traveled home from work, according to the police. U Myint Oo Kywe, a clerk at the General Administrat... 63

Border posts dividing upper and lower Myanmar after second Anglo-Burmese war damage
GENERAL Jan 23, 2020
Border posts dividing upper and lower Myanmar after second Anglo-Burmese war are damaged and needed to repair, sources said. The British occupied Myayhtae (Aunglan) after the second Anglo-Burmese ... 70

Top UN Court Orders Myanmar to Protect Rohingya Rights, End Genocide
GENERAL Jan 23, 2020
YANGON — The United Nations’ highest court ruled that Myanmar must follow provisional measures to protect Rohingya Muslims from killings and other atrocities while refraining from destroying evide... 66


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