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Myanmar-China conflict

Myanmar Accidentally Bombs Chinese Soil --- Now What?

Myanmar's air force accidentally bombed Chinese soil over the weekend amid the growing conflict between its government and Kokang rebels, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei confirmed.

Jerdon's babbler

'Extinct' Jerdon's Babbler Re-discovered in Myanmar After 74 Years

Scientists heard the bird's unique call while conducting research in Myanmar.

Myanmar-China conflict

Myanmar Urges China To Stop Supporting Rebel Groups As Border Clashes Continue

As clashes continue in the southwest border of mainland China and Myanmar, the latter's officials are calling on Beijing to stop rebel groups that enter China and attack them.

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China Warns Border Instability As Death Toll Rises In Myanmar Unrest

The rising death toll and the intensifying violence in Myanmar's northeastern Shan state, had sparked alarm in neighboring China.


Beijing Cracks Down on Chinese Leaving to Join Jihadist Groups Abroad

China is cracking down on its citizens who try to leave the country to join Jihadist groups abroad.

Myanmar Soldiers

War between Government, Independence Army Traps Hundreds of Chinese in Myanmar

Buddhist monasteries and Christian churches became the temporary refuge for more than 2,000 residents of the state of Kachin after a fierce battle erupted between government soldiers and members of the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) over the weekend.

Khin Khin Oo

Burmese Child Sold in Myanmar by Father, Trafficked in China

A Burmese girl from Myanmar identified as Khin Khin Oo was only four years old when sold by her father last year and was reportedly brought to China for human trafficking, Ma Shan, her grandmother confirms.

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Chinese Police Arrest Gang for Selling Women, Children as Wives

Police in China have arrested a gang of human traffickers for kidnapping 14 women and five children to sell as wives in rural China.


China, Myanmar Sign Deals Worth $7.8 Billion

In a move to cooperate better with its neighbors, China has announced $7.8 billion in deals with Myanmar, covering energy, agriculture, telecommunications, infrastructure and finance.

U.S. President Barack Obama and opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi hold a press conference after their meeting at her residence in Yangon, November 14, 2014.

President Obama Affirms Support for Democracy In Myanmar

President Obama Friday met for a second time with Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel Peace Price winner Aung San Suu Kyi, assuring her of U.S. support for democracy in the country.


Myanmar Grants Amnesty to More Than 3,000 Prisoners

Myanmar President Thein Sein pardoned around 3,073 prisoners on Tuesday on humanitarian grounds, rule of law, and stability of the state.

Famous Thai tourist spot Sairee Beach in Koh Tao Island

Thai Authorities Present Two Myanmar Men Allegedly Confessed to Murder, Rape of Two Brit Tourists

Local Thailand police revealed Friday about two Burmese workers who confessed on the gruesome double-murder case of British tourists who were on vacation in the popular beach of Koh Tao.

A Myanmar national working as a domestic helper abroad is seen in this undated photo.

Myanmar Bans Permit For Nationals Seeking To Work As Domestic Helpers Abroad

Myanmar has issued a temporary ban on issuing permits for its nationals seeking to work as household helpers abroad following cases of abuse and torture among Asian domestic helpers.

May Myat Noe

Dethroned 2014 Miss Asia Pacific World Beauty Queen Wants "Sorry" From Organizers In Exchange For Crown

The dethroned 2014 Miss Asia Pacific World winner from Myanmar has issued an ultimatum against the beauty contest organizers on Tuesday.

Shwe Dagon pagoda

Myanmar Launches E-Visa in Hopes of Raising Number of Tourists to 5 Million

In order to end the painstaking length of time that tourists generally have to wait for a visa to visit Myanmar, the country launched a brand new online electronic E-Visa system on Monday in hopes of making the nation more accessible to visitors from around the globe.

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