Myanmar | UN criticizes sexist language used by ultranationalist monk

  The United Nations’ human rights chief urged Myanmar’s leaders to condemn an ultranationalist Buddhist monk who called a visiting U.N. envoy a “bitch” and a “whore” during a public rally last week. Zeid

Myanmar | Army arrest more than 100 foreigners for illegal logging

The Myanmar army has arrested more than 100 foreigners and 20 Myanmar nationals for illegal logging near the Chinese border, the defense ministry said yesterday. It said the army also seized

Myanmar | Catholics pleased to welcome first local cardinal

  Church colleagues yesterday welcomed home Archbishop Charles Maung Bo, a day after his appointment by Pope Francis as Myanmar’s first Roman Catholic cardinal. Bo, the archbishop of Yangon, was one of

Myanmar | Woman fatally shot at Chinese-backed mine protest

An official from a Chinese-backed copper mine in Myanmar where a villager was shot dead in a protest expressed sorry yesterday at the incident and said it will impact the

MYANMAR | Kerry presses regime on democratic reform 

To improve relations with the United States, Myanmar must make progress in its democratic transition and halt what Washington sees as backsliding on commitments to improve human rights, U.S. Secretary of State

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