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Myanmar opens first training course for Japanese-language teachers

National Dec 10, 2018

Myanmar opens first training course for Japanese-language teachers

Myanmar's first-ever training course for Japanese-language teachers is opening as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to invite more Asian youths to work in Japan. The initial phase of the training program starts this month at the Yangon University of Foreign Languages for students ...

Pence tells Suu Kyi violence against Rohingya 'is without excuse'

Asia Pacific Nov 14, 2018

Pence tells Suu Kyi violence against Rohingya 'is without excuse'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence criticized Myanmar's military over the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in a meeting with national leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday and said those responsible should be held accountable. "The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes that resulted in ...