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Aung San Suu Kyi cancels rare public speech during Australia visit

By Ben Westcott and Angus Watson, CNN

(CNN)Myanmar’s controversial State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has canceled a rare public appearance in Australia due to ill health, where she was expected to face questions from the audience. 632 more words


Myanmar's Suu Kyi greeted by protesters in Sydney over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi greeted by protesters in Sydney over Rohingya crisis

Mon Mar 19, 2018 03:33PM  Home  Asia-Pacific

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been greeted by street protests in Australia over her response to the Southeast Asian country’s ongoing violent campaign against persecuted Rohingya Muslims. 514 more words


Myanmar to Start $2.5 Billion Yangon Station Revamp by Mid-Year

By Kyaw Thu

Myanmar said a planned $2.5 billion redevelopment of the six-decade-old railway station in Yangon will get underway around June once contract negotiations are completed. 220 more words


Myanmar President Htin Kyaw Resigns

Htin Kyaw, the figurehead president of Myanmar, resigned Wednesday, after suffering bouts of ill health that had prompted him to seek medical treatment outside of the country. 228 more words


Myanmar's first democratically elected President resigns

Naypyidaw Myanmar, ANI:

President of Myanmar, Htin Kyaw, today announced his retirement from the post amidst concerns about his health over the last few months. 103 more words


The Biggest Refugee Camp Braces for Rain: 'This Is Going to Be a Catastrophe'


More than half a million Rohingya refugees face looming disaster from floods and landslides when the first storms of the monsoon season hit their camp in Bangladesh. 962 more words


Myanmar's president resigns 'to take rest from duties'

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

YANGON: Myanmar’s civilian president, Htin Kyaw, has resigned with immediate effect “in order to take rest from the current duties and responsibilities”, his office said in a statement posted on Facebook on Wednesday (Mar 21). 139 more words

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