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Agence France-Presse . Yangon

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    Ex-columnist jailed for abusive posts about Suu Kyi

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on September 20, 2018

    A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for ‘abusive’ Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court...

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    Rally for jailed Reuters reporters in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:43am on September 17, 2018

    Several dozen people rallied in central Yangon on Sunday against the jailing of two Reuters journalists, lamenting the shrinking space for free expression in Myanmar...

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    Dozens of inmates escape in Myanmar jail break

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:31am on September 17, 2018

    Myanmar police are hunting dozens of escaped inmates who hijacked a delivery truck and smashed through the gates of their jail in a daring prison...

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    Myanmar gives UN teams access to Rakhine

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 06:54pm on September 12, 2018

    The UN began work Wednesday inside Myanmar's violence-torn northern Rakhine state, the first time its agencies have been granted permission to operate there since more...

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    Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar secrets case

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on September 04, 2018

    Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar’s state secrets law while reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for seven years Monday, fuelling...

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    Myanmar seizes empty, abandoned ship

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:19am on September 02, 2018

    A stranded vessel empty of crew and goods that was found in Myanmar’s waters this week was being towed by a ship with 13 Indonesian...

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    Myanmar struggles to digest global anger over Rohingya crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2018

    Baffled, hurt or indignant, many inside Myanmar are struggling to digest a week of opprobrium heaped on their country by the UN and even Facebook...

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    New Myanmar Rakhine commission denounced by observers

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:00am on August 01, 2018

    A new commission set up by Myanmar to look into human rights abuses in Rakhine state has been criticised by observers on Tuesday as a...

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    Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for ‘breaking’ secrecy law

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:34am on July 10, 2018

    Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar’s draconian secrecy law during their reporting of a Rohingya massacre must face trial, a judge said Monday, in...

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    Rohingya refugees land in Myanmar as escape boat breaks up

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:41am on June 14, 2018

    Scores of Rohingya refugees leaving Bangladeshi camps by boat have accidentally returned to the crisis-hit area of Myanmar they originally fled from, after their vessel...

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