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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Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into Myanmar on Friday for two days of talks to shore up massive infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation isolated..
Credit: Reuters - Published 14 hours ago

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She added that the community was thrown out of their native country for the same reason, thereby hinting at their fate in Myanmar.
Credit: DNA - Published 15 hours ago

Chinese President Xi Jinping visit to Myanmar β€” the first by a Chinese leader in 19 years, will closely be watched by India
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 17 hours ago

The streets of Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw were festooned with banners celebrating 70 years of Myanmar-China relations ahead of the arrival of President Xi..
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

Tokyo-based human rights activists on Wednesday decried recent remarks by Japan's ambassador to Yangon, who told local media he did not think the Myanmar..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

The International Court of Justice, the United Nations' highest court, will issue a decision on a request for emergency measures in a genocide case against..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Seasonal calmer waters have seen an increase in the number of Rohingya putting their lives in the hands of traffickers in a desperate bid to reach Malaysia or..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

BEIJING (AP) β€” Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit neighboring Myanmar next week amid efforts to strengthen relations with members of the Association of..
1 week ago • WorldNews

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