Rights group calls for arms embargo on junta


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Myanmar produces some of the finest rubies, sapphire and jade in the world. However, the mining industry fuels the country's controversial military, raising concerns about the ethical value of its gemstones


January 29, 2018, 7:40 AM

Mark Field, the UK’s minister of state for Asia and the Pacific, will make the comments at the Asia-Europe meeting in Myanmar


November 20, 2017, 12:10 AM

She warns in Instagram post that thousands will die unless action is taken to stop Myanmar persecution


October 23, 2017, 12:24 PM

The world should apply pressure on Naypyidaw to halt the violence, admit international monitors and alter its citizenship laws


September 05, 2017, 1:13 PM

The government of Myanmar must halt the violence and implement Kofi Annan's recommendations


August 27, 2017, 12:08 PM

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July 21, 2017, 2:51 PM

Charmaine Craig’s novel is based on her mother’s life but is also about how the personal and political intertwine.

May 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

The joy of cycling – for fitness, fun or sport – is in strong demand, and there are some new destinations to pedal around in 2017.

February 16, 2017, 12:00 AM