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Asia Pacific

Myanmar rebels kill over a dozen in attack in Shan state

Northern Alliance rebels claim responsibility for deadly attack on elite military college and other government targets.

Myanmar rebels kill over a dozen in attack in Shan state

Asia Pacific

Armed fighters carry out deadly attack at Myanmar army college

At least one person killed as military forces continue to fend off an alliance of ethnic fighters in western Shan state.

Armed fighters carry out deadly attack at Myanmar army college

AJ Impact

New report: Proposed Myanmar dam could displace thousands

Some worry that despite financial and social costs, much of the electricity proposed dam will generate will be exported.

New report: Proposed Myanmar dam could displace thousands

Myanmar

Death toll in Myanmar landslide jumps to 61

More than two dozen homes were destroyed by the cascade of mud, displacing more than 150 villagers.

Death toll in Myanmar landslide rises as rescue efforts continue

Myanmar

Myanmar landslide kills dozens, many more feared missing

At least 41 people killed after a deluge of mud descends on village in Myanmar's eastern Mon state.

Myanmar landslide kills dozens, many more feared missing

Asia Pacific

UN calls for sanctions, arms embargo against Myanmar army

UN panel calls for international community to sever all ties with country's military over Rohingya abuses.

UN calls for sanctions, arms embargo against Myanmar army

Opinion

How ethnonationalists use the UNESCO World Heritage label

Myanmar, India and China have all pursued UNESCO World Heritage status for sites of mass victimisation of minorities.

Azeezah Kanji

by Azeezah Kanji

Azeezah Kanji

Rohingya

Rohingya activists slam ASEAN's call for dialogue with Myanmar

Regional bloc accused of whitewashing Myanmar's crimes against Rohingya.

Rohingya activists slam ASEAN's call for dialogue with Myanmar

Myanmar

Rohingya suspicious as Myanmar touts repatriation plan

Refugees in Cox's Bazar question Myanmar motives amid Rakhine unrest, but some see 'breakthrough' in repatriation talks.

Rohingya suspicious as Myanmar touts repatriation plan

Inside Story

What is Myanmar offering the Rohingya to return home?

Government delegation holds repatriation talks to convince Rohingya refugees to return to Rakhine state.

Asia Pacific

Myanmar's women trafficked to China at risk of sexual violence

Traffickers are increasingly preying on the despair of women who feel they have no choice but to seek work across the border.

Myanmar

Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills more than a dozen

Police say at least 14 killed and four others feared dead after accident in Hpakant township in northern Myanmar.

Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills more than a dozen

Refugees

Myanmar officials hold repatriation talks with Rohingya leaders

High-level delegation from Myanmar is in Cox's Bazar to convince Rohingya refugees to return to Rakhine state.

Myanmar officials hold repatriation talks with Rohingya leaders

Rohingya

Satellite images show ongoing destruction of Rohingya settlements

Analysis shows 'minimal preparation' for return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar's northern Rakhine State.

Satellite images show ongoing destruction of Rohingya settlements

Opinion

ASEAN can no longer turn a blind eye to Myanmar's atrocities

ASEAN has a responsibility to help facilitate a repatriation process that prioritises the well-being of the Rohingya.

Eric Paulsen

by Eric Paulsen

Eric Paulsen