UN sets Myanmar genocide probe

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:14:13 +0000

THE HAGUE: The United Nations’ (UN) top court will announce Thursday if it will allow a case accusing Myanmar of genocide against Rohingya Muslims to go ahead and if it will impose emergency measures to stop further violence. The ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) comes days after a Myanmar commission concluded that […]

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Young Azkals suffer first loss in 1-2 decision to Myanmar in SEA Games

Credit to Author: JEREMIAH SEVILLA| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 11:03:29 +0000

THE Philippine Azkals Under-22 national team suffered its first defeat after surrendering a 1-2 decision to Myanmar in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) on Wednesday night at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila. Justin Baas carried the young Azkals out of an early deficit with an equalizer before halftime but Win Naing Tung’s late […]

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PH women footballers draw with Myanmar in SEAG opening game

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 15:30:09 +0000

THE Philippine women’s national football team elicited a goalless draw with powerhouse Myanmar to open its campaign in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) on Tuesday night at the Biñan Football Stadium in Laguna. The Malditas buckled down on defense to fend off the 2017 bronze winner Asian Lioness’ attack while also coming through with […]

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Myanmar troops help flood rescue after landslide kills 48

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 06:04:03 +0000

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MAWLAMYINE, Myanmar — Myanmar troops deployed to flood-hit parts of the country on Sunday to help with relief efforts after the death toll from a deadly landslide jumped to 48. Every year, monsoon rains hammer Myanmar and other countries across Southeast Asia, submerging homes, displacing thousands and triggering landslides. But the disaster Friday in southeastern […]

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Man found guilty of molesting maid while his family is on holiday

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 04:55:07 +0000

A air traffic control watch manager at Changi Airport repeatedly molested his domestic helper in his home when his family members were away on holiday.

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US sanctions Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:57:03 +0000

WASHINGTON – The United States is hitting four top Myanmar generals, including the country’s commander in chief and his deputy, with sanctions over the mass killings of Rohingya Muslims.

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Myanmar white roses offer Eid solidarity to Muslims

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 11:57:53 +0000

Myanmar Buddhists handed out white roses to Muslims heading to pray Wednesday to mark the end of Ramadan – the culmination of a rare show of solidarity in a country where Islam is often vilified.

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Myanmar issues arrest warrant for nationalist Buddhist monk

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 12:43:09 +0000

Myanmar issues arrest warrant for nationalist Buddhist monk

A court in Myanmar has issued an arrest warrant for a Buddhist monk known for incendiary comments about the country’s Muslim minority and for criticism of the government.

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