Category: Athletic

Djokovic Wins 8th Australian Open Championship

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has captured his 8th Australian Open title, coming back to defeat Austrian Dominic Thiem in five sets, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in Melbourne Sunday.

It is the 17th Grand Slam title for Djokovic, ranked …

GAMBIA VERSUS MYANMAR: International Court of Justice Blues

The three-day International Court of Justice (ICJ) hearing from December 10 to 12 � in the case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) � ended with decision …

Hundreds of Lashio IDPs in Need of Food Aid

More than 500 internally displaced people (IDPs) who have sought refuge in a village in Lashio Township, northern Shan State, are short on food and water, volunteers said.

The 546 IDPs are staying in Enai village, and come from the …

Approaching Typhoon, Snafus Mar Southeast Asian Games

CLARK, PHILIPPINES – An approaching typhoon is threatening to complicate the hosting by the Philippines of the largest biennial games in Southeast Asia, already marred by logistical foul-ups that the president vowed to investigate.

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to …

Woman Killed in Another Kyaukme Tea Farm Landmine Accident

A landmine explosion on a tea farm killed a woman and injured her husband this week in Kyaukme Township.

The couple�Nang Nguen and Sai Thein�accidentally set off the concealed landmine while picking tea in Mont Mart village of Khim Kawng …

Nam Ma Locals Take a Stand Against Dam Company Officials

Locals refused to meet officials on Thursday from a company set to build a hydropower dam on the Nam Ma River in Hsipaw, northern Shan State.

The Unienergy Co. Ltd. sent representatives to the Nam Ma area to meet residents, …