Myanmar

Country in Southeast Asia

Myanmar or Burma, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and southwest. With a size of 676,578 square kilometres, Myanmar is the largest of the Mainland Southeast Asian states by area. As of 2017, the population is about 54 million. Its capital city is Naypyidaw, and its largest city is Yangon (Rangoon). Myanmar has been a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since 1997.

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A Myanmar student union said on Monday police were seeking to press charges against nine of its members for organizing a protest against an eight-month-long..
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An international financial watchdog placed Myanmar on its money-laundering watchlist on Friday, urging the country at the heart of Asia's illicit drug-producing..
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Dozens of Rohingya Muslims, including two children, appeared in court in Myanmar on Friday, the latest group to face charges after attempting to flee..
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Myanmar's army said in a statement on Friday it would hold more court-martials over alleged abuses against Rohingya Muslims, after a government-appointed..
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Myanmar is set to be placed on a watchlist by a global finance watchdog this week, amid concerns of money-laundering by transnational drug traffickers and weak..
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During his visit, Admiral Singh held talks with the commander-in-chief of Myanmar's Navy Admiral Tin Aung San and called on Commander-in-Chief of Defence..
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