Myanmar-based family abducted by Turkish embassy from Yangon airport

Myanmar-based education professional M. Furkan Sökmen and his family were detained yesterday at the Yangon International Airport while trying to board a flight to Bangkok. The teacher appears to be the latest victim of the Turkish government’s worldwide “purge” targeting alleged followers of the Gülen opposition movement. In a video posted on social media during an

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Myanmar fighter jet accidentally drops two bombs on sesame field

A Myanmar military fighter jet accidentally dropped two bombs onto a sesame field during a drill in Meiktila, Mandalay Region, yesterday afternoon. No injuries were reported,...

Myanmar fighter jet accidentally drops two bombs on sesame field

Woman finds metal nail inside granddaughter’s candy

Well here’s something that’s definitely not sweet — earlier this week, Facebook user Daw Khin Khin Thein uploaded this photo of a nail that she found inside a piece of...

Woman finds metal nail inside granddaughter’s candy

Min Aung Hlaing defends Rohingya crackdown with N Ireland comparison

Myanmar’s army chief defended his military’s violent crackdown on Rohingya Muslims by comparing it to Britain’s campaign to tackle sectarian conflict in Northern...

Min Aung Hlaing defends Rohingya crackdown with N Ireland comparison

Police bust man dealing drugs out of a graveyard

Police have busted a man who was dealing drugs out of the hut in which he was living, which in turn was located within the grounds of a graveyard. The bust took place in the town...

Police bust man dealing drugs out of a graveyard

Monkey trio escapes zoo enclosure, attacks two humans

Two (human) individuals were injured over the weekend when a group of monkeys escaped from their cage and caused a bit of havoc during their few hours of newfound freedom. The...

Monkey trio escapes zoo enclosure, attacks two humans

Debut of ‘Myanmar’s first HD porn film’ prompts police investigation

The Myanmar Police Force has launched an investigation into the distribution of what is supposedly Myanmar’s first HD porn film, presidential spokesperson Zaw Htay told The...

Debut of ‘Myanmar’s first HD porn film’ prompts police investigation

N. Korean agents may have killed the daughter of a Myanmar judge in 1985

Newly released documents reveal that North Korea may have been responsible for the death of a Myanmar woman about two years after the 1983 Rangoon bombing. She was the daughter of...

N. Korean agents may have killed the daughter of a Myanmar judge in 1985

French backpacker missing since January, thought to be in Myanmar

French backpacker and cyclist Arthur Angé set off from France three years ago, hoping to cross the word by bicycle and on foot. His Facebook cover photo shows six of the...

French backpacker missing since January, thought to be in Myanmar

600 chickens massacred by Sagaing hailstorm

Trees, buildings, and animals were pounded by “hail the size of tennis balls” for about 15 minutes last night in Kyun Hla Township, Sagaing Region. A cow and 600 chickens were...

600 chickens massacred by Sagaing hailstorm