# myanmar - Yesterday’s News
Heavy damage was reported in Bagan, Myanmar’s most famous archaeological site and a major tourist destination some 30km north of the quake’s epicentre.
# myanmar - Wednesday 30 March, 2016
Aung San Suu Kyi can’t be president, but a close friend of hers has taken the job.
# myanmar - Sunday 27 December, 2015
Thai police have been accused of bungling the investigation.
# myanmar - Thursday 24 December, 2015
The two men were found guilty of the brutal killing – but questions have been raised about how the police handled the case.
# myanmar - Monday 23 November, 2015
The mine collapse was the worst such disaster in recent memory.
# myanmar - Friday 13 November, 2015
The landslide win comes five years to the day since Suu Kyi was released from house arrest by the military.
# myanmar - Monday 9 November, 2015
Aung San Suu Kyi’s party claims sweeping election victory – but she’s still banned from becoming president
The constitution bars anyone with foreign children from holding the position.
# myanmar - Friday 29 May, 2015
The Rohingya people are languishing at sea because any possibility they had of a meaningful existence in Myanmar has been eradicated.
# myanmar - Monday 2 March, 2015
The appearance of the creature is traditionally associated with good luck.
# myanmar - Thursday 2 October, 2014
There are reports that one man has confessed to the killings.
# myanmar - Saturday 30 August, 2014
She could hardly leave them behind, to be fair.
# myanmar - Friday 22 August, 2014
Around 3,000 new cases are found each year in the country, and medical workers are warning that the debilitating disease could be on the rise once more.
# myanmar - Friday 28 February, 2014
The government defended its decision, accusing the group of creating tensions and instability.
# myanmar - Monday 30 December, 2013
Myanmar’s reformist president is trying to fulfil his pledge to free all political prisoners by the end of this year.
# myanmar - Thursday 27 June, 2013
The syndicate involving O’Brien’s Digicel Group has missed out on being awarded one of two nationwide phone licences.
# myanmar - Saturday 25 May, 2013
Authorities in Burma’s western Rakhine state face accusations of ethnic cleansing after applying a two-child limit to Muslim families that does not also apply to Buddhists in the area.
# myanmar - Thursday 4 April, 2013
O’Brien has joined forces with George Soros and Serge Pun to secure one of two new telecommunications licences for the country formally known as Burma.
# myanmar - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you get back into the swing of things after the long weekend.
Religious tensions are running high in the country, despite police assurances that the blaze was accidental.
# myanmar - Sunday 31 March, 2013
Burmese law will change from tomorrow – ending a regime where only state-run papers were allowed to issue daily editions.
# myanmar - Thursday 21 March, 2013
Several mosques were reported to have been torched as well as houses in the town of Meiktila.
# myanmar - Friday 28 December, 2012
It will be the first time since 1964 that non-state media will be allowed to publish news in the country.
# myanmar - Monday 19 November, 2012
Barack Obama has become the first sitting US President to visit the country.
# myanmar - Thursday 15 November, 2012
Officials said 452 prisoners would walk free, but most or all of them appeared to be ordinary criminals rather than political prisoners.
# myanmar - Sunday 11 November, 2012
The earthquake measured 6.8 on the scale, according to the USGS.
# myanmar - Thursday 20 September, 2012
The latest amnesty comes as the country’s president, Thein Sein, is set to travel to New York to address the United Nations.
Burmese democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi has been presented with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour – which she was awarded while under house arrest in 2008.
# myanmar - Monday 20 August, 2012
Under the new rules, journalists will no longer have to submit their work to state censors before publication.
# myanmar - Monday 18 June, 2012
The Burmese democracy icon will receive the Freedom of Dublin and be serenaded at public concert. Here’s the running order for the night.
# myanmar - Sunday 17 June, 2012
The iconic former political prisoner is able to travel at last. Let’s stand with her, writes Colm O’Gorman.
# myanmar - Saturday 16 June, 2012
The iconic campaigner’s doctor has expressed fears for her health after she vomited in front of reporters.
# myanmar - Thursday 14 June, 2012
The General Secretary of the National League for Democracy in Burma will arrive in Ireland on 18 June. Today, she will speak in Geneva at the UN’s International Labour Organisation.
# myanmar - Friday 18 May, 2012
The Burmese pro-democracy leader is planning her first trip outside of her country in 24 years.
# myanmar - Wednesday 2 May, 2012
Democracy activist has been sworn in.
# myanmar - Monday 23 April, 2012
Meanwhile, the EU has announced lifting sanctions against Burma after year of political reform.
# myanmar - Saturday 21 April, 2012
Japan is to take steps to forgive about 300 billion yen (€2.8 billion) of Burma’s debt and resume development aid in a bid to support democratic and economic reforms in the country.
# myanmar - Saturday 7 April, 2012
Our weekly wrap-up of the numbers that defined the week, like: how much did our 12 MEPs take in donations last year?
# myanmar - Monday 2 April, 2012
The long-persecuted opposition leader could be set to take office in the isolated country for the first time.
# myanmar - Sunday 1 April, 2012
The National League for Democracy says its leader has taken a seat in parliament, in spite of allegations of vote-rigging.