After Bumpy 2017, Tourism Sector Looks for Clear Skies

The Irrawaddy spoke with two sector operators about the troubles the Rakhine crisis has caused the country's tourism sector, and how to get out of the rough patch.

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Four Myanmar Workers Found Guilty In 2015 Killing Of Thai Woman

Defence lawyer to appeal; Suspects claim confessions were forced, key evidence overlooked

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Rohingya Arrests in India Raise Fears Among Diaspora

The recent arrests of eight Rohingya near the Myanmar border suspected of human trafficking are a reminder that those who have fled Rakhine State remain far from safe.

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Tatmadaw Says Kachin IDPs Cannot Stay in Tanai

Military says it will assist in their return to Awng Lawt village; claims KIA burned down some Kachin villagers’ homes.

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Bagan Renovations Nearly Complete Following 2016 Earthquake

At nearly 80 percent complete, the Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library aims to finish the renovations by 2020.

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UN Rights Envoy Retweets False Report of Amnesty for Soldiers Who Killed Rohingya

News originated on Myanmar National TV; govt confirms report is false.

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6,000 Homebuyers Apply for 1,000 Low-Cost Housing Units in Yangon

Decision to be made by month’s end on apartments selling for 10-60 million kyats.

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China Carries Out Live Fire Drills, Unclear if Aimed at Taiwan

Chinese state media has said the drills were a direct response to "provocations" by Taiwan leaders aiming to push for the island’s formal independence.

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Aid Agencies Fear for Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh’s Island Relocation Plan

Basic questions about the island’s habitability remain unanswered.

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