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Meet the women behind Myanmar’s ‘death to rapists’ campaign

Meet the women behind Myanmar’s ‘death to rapists’ campaign

Bodybuilder Thet Thet Wai left the gym on the morning of Feb. 22 without changing out of her workout clothes. She wanted to be on time to a protest demanding the death penalty for...

Journalists barred from crony’s gun trial

Journalists barred from crony’s gun trial

Journalists were not allowed into a Thaketa Township court on Tuesday where ACE Group chairman Phyo Ko Ko Tint San and three other defendants were on trial for illegal firearms...

Yangon couple dead in apparent murder-suicide

Yangon couple dead in apparent murder-suicide

The bodies of Indian national Victor Raj, 48, and his Myanmar wife, Khine Sabei Hnin Aung, 31, were discovered in their home in their Thaketa Township last Thursday. Police...

Convenience store owner robbed after being sprayed with unknown substance

Convenience store owner robbed after being sprayed with unknown substance

A resident of Thaketa Township was robbed last night after the culprit — or possibly culprits — sprayed her with a substance that made her lose consciousness. The incident...

Myanmar authorities have failed to protect the country’s Muslim minority: BHRN

Myanmar authorities have failed to protect the country’s Muslim minority: BHRN

by Burma Human Rights Network On April 28, two Islamic schools in the Thaketa Township, an eastern suburb of Yangon where approximately 50,000 Muslims live, were sealed off and...

Local company launches mobile homes for sale

Local company launches mobile homes for sale

If any of you have ever found yourselves sitting in your apartment and thinking, Gee, I’d love to travel more while simultaneously having the comforts of home with me at all...