Bangladesh summons Myanmar envoy over St Martin’s island

DHAKA, Feb 15 (NNN-BSS) � The foreign ministry summoned Myanmar’s acting ambassador as the neighbouring country again tended to show St Martin’s island as its territory on a government map.Director General (South East Asia wing) M Delwar Hossain summon…

Posted in Health February 15, 2019

Bangladesh Seals Border After Buddhists Flee Fighting in Myanmar

Fearing fresh violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, at least 160 citizens�many of them Buddhists�have fled into Bangladesh over the last three days, government officials said Wednesday, while announcing that the South Asian nation was sealing its southe…

Posted in Health February 6, 2019

Facebook Bans 4 Myanmar Insurgent Groups

Facebook is banning four armed insurgent groups in Myanmar from its platform.The U.S.-based social media giant announced Tuesday in a written statement that it has designated the Arakan Army, the Myanmar Democratic Alliance Army, Kachin Independence Ar…

Posted in Health February 5, 2019

Myanmar LGBT Pride Out in Force, But Laws Lag Behind

YANGON As David Morena lightly powders his nose, he stops for a moment, gazes at his reflection and quickly assesses his stage make-up design one last time.When I first heard Lady Gaga song I suddenly felt so free, said Morena. For years, he was afra…

Posted in Health January 29, 2019