‘Where is that exactly?’ Donald Trump asks Rohingya activist trying to explain plight

Does US President Donald Trump have the slightest clue about where Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees are living these days? We’re pretty sure you know the sad answer to that question, but why not go ahead and confirm your worst fears by watching the following video? In a meeting/photo-op yesterday between Trump and more than two dozen ...

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US bans Myanmar commander-in-chief, other top generals, cites ‘ethnic cleansing’

US bans Myanmar commander-in-chief, other top generals, cites ‘ethnic cleansing’

Seven months after the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly adopted a resolution labeling Myanmar’s expulsion of more than 700,000 Rohingya’s a...

Dozens of boat people found stranded in Myanmar’s Rakhine: official

Dozens of boat people found stranded in Myanmar’s Rakhine: official

More than 60 people were found stranded near a boat in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, an official said Monday, as a trafficking route for persecuted Rohingya Muslims appears open...

The wait is over: Bagan gets UNESCO listing, 25 years after making pitch

The wait is over: Bagan gets UNESCO listing, 25 years after making pitch

Twenty-five years after Myanmar first submitted Bagan for recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the country’s ancient, temple-strewn capital has finally been...

Defamation charges against ‘Myanmar Now’ editor dropped after two years

Defamation charges against ‘Myanmar Now’ editor dropped after two years

Two years after his legal ordeal began, Myanmar Now editor-in-chief Swe Win is no longer facing defamation charges. The case, which Win has previously said disrupted his...

Buddhist monk plays suicide of LGBTQ librarian for laughs (VIDEO)

Buddhist monk plays suicide of LGBTQ librarian for laughs (VIDEO)

A controversial monk who has previously run afoul of religious authorites for getting too cozy with his female followers has been captured on video mocking the death of Kyaw Zin...

UN fears Myanmar human rights abuses in internet shutdown

UN fears Myanmar human rights abuses in internet shutdown

An internet blackout in parts of Myanmar could be cover for “gross human rights violations” in an area where a brutal army crackdown has already forced hundreds of...

Internet blackout imposed on Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state

Internet blackout imposed on Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state

An unprecedented shutdown of mobile data across swathes of Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state entered a third day Sunday, blocking villagers from the internet in areas where...

Rohingya refugee in Malaysia wins internet after returning wallet, phone

Rohingya refugee in Malaysia wins internet after returning wallet, phone

A Rohingya refugee in Malaysia named Amin warmed the internet’s cold, black heart this past weekend when he returned the lost phone and cash-packed wallet of Nick Boden, the...

The doctor is out: Myanmar medical license revoked over ‘sexy photos’

The doctor is out: Myanmar medical license revoked over ‘sexy photos’

A former doctor who willingly traded in her scrubs for scanties in pursuit of a career as a “sexy model,” won’t be headed back into medicine any time soon. That door was...


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