Gulf Times - Myanmar
Fire hits Myanmar hospital, patients evacuated on stretchers

Fire hits Myanmar hospital, patients evacuated on stretchers

A fire broke out in a hospital in Myanmar's largest city of Yangon late on Monday, forcing staff to evacuate patients on stretchers and in wheelchairs, rescuers said.

Ooredoo Myanmar provides relief for flood victims

Ooredoo Myanmar provides relief for flood victims

The Ooredoo Myanmar family has reached out to flood-affected areas to send food and aid provisions for the victims.

Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Myanmar floods kill at least five, displace 54,000 people

Rising floodwaters have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes across swathes of Myanmar, a government official told AFP on Sunday ...

Myanmar violated UN child rights pact in Rohingya crackdown, experts find

Myanmar violated UN child rights pact in Rohingya crackdown, experts find

Myanmar violated its obligations to the United Nations child rights convention in its crackdown on the Rohingya that led to an exodus of hundreds of thousands of people from the minority community, legal experts have found.

Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

A key member of an international advisory panel on Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine state has resigned, telling AFP on Saturday that the Aung San Suu Kyi-appointed board risks becoming "part of the problem" in a conflict that forced 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee.

Women from ethnic armed group killed in Myanmar's east

Women from ethnic armed group killed in Myanmar's east

Several women were among those killed in Myanmar's restive eastern region in renewed clashes between the army and an ethnic rebel group, with both sides providing conflicting accounts of the battle.

Myanmar army made 'systematic' Rohingya crackdown plan: rights group

Myanmar army made 'systematic' Rohingya crackdown plan: rights group

Myanmar's military engaged in "extensive and systematic" preparations for a bloody crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, a rights group said Thursday, in a damning new report that it says justifies a genocide investigation.

Reuters reporters to face trial for 'breaking' Myanmar law

Reuters reporters to face trial for 'breaking' Myanmar law

Myanmar nationals Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were both "charged under the state secrets act".

Ooredoo Myanmar makes donation to eye hospital

Ooredoo Myanmar makes donation to eye hospital

Ooredoo Myanmar’s donation will be used for the construction of the hospital’s waiting area for patients.

Myanmar arrests dozens of returning Rohingya: UN

Myanmar arrests dozens of returning Rohingya: UN

Myanmar has detained dozens of Rohingya refugees who have tried to return home, the UN human rights chief said Wednesday, questioning the sincerity of the government's purported repatriation programme.

Rohingya refugees: Hasina urges India to put pressure on Myanmar

Rohingya refugees: Hasina urges India to put pressure on Myanmar

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar since August to escape a military crackdown.

60 Rohingya babies born a day in Bangladesh refugee camps: UN

60 Rohingya babies born a day in Bangladesh refugee camps: UN

More than 16,000 Rohingya babies have been born in refugee camps located in Cox's Bazar since the influx began.