In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 10th, 2016
Naypyidaw, Myanmar (Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Myanmar has shuttered crossings on its border with Bangladesh and local schools following weekend attacks on police station outposts that left at least 17 people dead, including nine police officers. Early Sunday morning, attackers armed with ...
Nov 6th, 2015
Washington (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — The United States is troubled by religious discrimination and the Myanmar military’s grip on politics as the nation heads into landmark elections Sunday that are an acid test of its democratic reforms. But for the Obama administration, the question is no longer w...
In WORLD NEWS
May 29th, 2015
Bangkok ( NYTIMES + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Myanmar government forcefully rejected on Friday assertions by the United Nations that the root cause of Southeast Asia’s migration crisis is Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya, a stateless and persecuted Muslim minority. At a meeting here called to addre...
Nov 13th, 2014
Naypyidaw,Myanmar ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – US President Barack Obama voiced optimism on Thursday (Nov 13) that Myanmar was on the right path to democracy despite worrying “backsliding” on its much celebrated reform process. Obama delivered his cautiously upbeat assessment after h...