Monika Lengauer

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Myanmar Gets First Civilian Government In Decades

Former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi is now in charge of part of Myanmar's government, after a trusted ally in her party was sworn in as president Wednesday. Despite the change in leadership, Myanmar's military still holds significant power.<p>Suu Kyi was just steps away from her aide, U Htin …

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Myanmar earthquake: Strong tremors felt in Tibet

Strong tremors, lasting for about a minute, were felt in Tibet after a 7.2-magnitude quake hit Myanmar on Wednesday.<p>State-run Xinhua news agency said …

Natural Disasters

Leaked Documents Show How the UN Failed to Protect Myanmar's Persecuted Rohingya | VICE News

The United Nations failed to protect the human rights of the persecuted Rohingya minority in Myanmar, according to documents leaked to VICE News.<p>The papers also indicate that UN officials on the ground disregarded multiple recommendations on the rights and security of the group.<p>The Rohingya, a …

Burma Army accuses KIA 'operatives' of Hpakant bombings

Burma’s government army has detained three men it accuses of being Kachin Independence Army (KIA) operatives linked to <b>a series of bombings</b> in Kachin …

Terrorism

Myanmar army chief visits Thailand

Myanmar's armed forces commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing kicks off his three-day visit to Thailand today, where he will meet Privy …

Asia

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As lines form for water, Myanmar pins hopes on Suu Kyi

Every year at this time, the ponds and wells go dry. People walk for hours to fill their plastic buckets at a lotus-filled pond that is the only clean source of drinking water in this community outside Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon.<p>The dry season, which typically runs from April through May, has …

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1400-Km Long Road To Connect India, Thailand, Myanmar

<b>Bangkok:</b> India, Thailand and Myanmar are working on a 1,400-kilometre long highway that will link India with Southeast Asia by land for the first …

Left For Dead: Myanmar’s Muslim Minority (Full Length)

Myanmar Rescues 102 Migrants Stranded on Island for Nearly a Month | VICE News

<i>VICE News is closely watching the international migrant crisis. Check out the Open Water blog here.</i><p>102 migrant men stranded on an island belonging to Myanmar for almost a month were discovered and rescued by Myanmar's Navy between June 30 and July 12, according to local media. Smugglers reportedly …