Jan 28, 2017

Japanese chamber makes proposals to Suu Kyi to promote investment

A visiting Japanese business delegation proposed policy measures to address major challenges impeding Japanese investment into Myanmar in a meeting Friday with the country’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, state media reported Saturday.During the meeting in the capital Naypyitaw, the delegation of the Japan ...

Myanmar panel rejects claim that Rohingya are being persecuted

Jan 5, 2017

Myanmar panel rejects claim that Rohingya are being persecuted

Human rights groups said Myanmar’s government is trying to cover up abuses against civilians in a Muslim-majority part of Rakhine State after an investigation panel dismissed claims a government crackdown there amounts to “genocide.”A commission appointed by the government of Nobel laureate Aung San ...

Non-Muslims  in conflict-torn Rakhine State to get arms, training

Nov 3, 2016

Non-Muslims in conflict-torn Rakhine State to get arms, training

Myanmar police will begin arming and training non-Muslim residents in the troubled north of Rakhine State, where officials say militants from the Rohingya Muslim group pose a growing security threat, police and civilian officials said.Human rights monitors and a leader of the mostly stateless ...