Stories Tagged 'Myanmar'
Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
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Nepal held hosts Myanmar to a 1-1 draw on Sunday in their second Group ‘C’ match of the Asian qualifier for the 2020 Olympics at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon.
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Nepal crashed out of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Qualifier with a demoralising 11-1 loss at the hands of a clinical Myanmar team on Friday.
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The wives of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar jailed for seven years on official secrets charges insisted on Tuesday that the men were innocent and called for them to be released and reunited with their young families as soon as possible, Reuters reported.
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A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and jailed them for seven years, in a landmark case seen as a test of progress toward democracy in the Southeast Asian country.
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Nepal and Myanmar signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday on the establishment of Bilateral Consultation Mechanism at the Foreign Ministry level. They also signed an agreement on exemption of visa requirements for the holders of diplomatic and official (special) passports.
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