Myanmar

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Published 27/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with “genocidal intent” and the commander-in-chief and five generals should [more…]

Myanmar verdict in Reuters reporters’ case August 27: judge says

Myanmar verdict in Reuters reporters’ case August 27: judge says

Published 20/08/2018

YANGON (Reuters) - The judge in the trial of two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar on accusations of obtaining secret state documents said on Monday [more…]

Tech firms should be made liable for ‘fake news’ on sites: UK…

Tech firms should be made liable for ‘fake news’ on sites: UK…

Published 28/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Tech firms like Facebook (FB.O) should be made liable for “harmful and misleading” material on their websites and pay a levy so [more…]

Facebook still evasive over Cambridge Analytica and fake news: UK…

Facebook still evasive over Cambridge Analytica and fake news: UK…

Published 29/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook continues to be evasive in its answers to a British parliamentary committee examining a scandal over misuse of the social media [more…]

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Published 29/05/2018

NILAI, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia has made its largest ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, officials said on Monday, finding nearly 1.2 tonnes of the drug [more…]

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Myanmar military commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, attends a military exercise at Ayeyarwaddy delta region in Myanmar, February 3, 2018. REUTERS/Lynn [more…]

Arachnophobes take heed: this ancient spider had a whip-like tail

Arachnophobes take heed: this ancient spider had a whip-like tail

Published 05/02/2018

A Cretaceous arachnid Chimerarachne yingi, found trapped in a 100 million year old amber from Myanmar, appears in a handout illustration provided on February 5, [more…]

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Published 01/02/2018

UNHCR Special Envoy actor Angelina Jolie takes part in a news conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Published 26/01/2018

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in [more…]

Police sought Secrets Act probe of Reuters reporters an hour after the

Police sought Secrets Act probe of Reuters reporters an hour after the

Published 26/01/2018

Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone arrives at a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar, January 23, 2018. REUTERS/StringerYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar police sought permission from the [more…]