Aung Phone Zaw

Aung Phone Zaw

Last June the suicide of a librarian who was bullied for being gay raised the thorny issue of sexual harassment in Myanmar workplaces. Despite several dismissals and a high-profile resignation, the University rather insensitively called the young man “mentally weak”. Though workplace harassment needs to be addressed, an organisation called Call Me Today believes that […]

Shoya Nakajima’s and Takumi Minamino’s first-half goals lead Japan to a 2-0 win away over Myanmar as the Samurai Blue opened their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign with a victory. Japan picked apart the Myanmar defense early and often, slowed nearly as much by Thuwanna YTC Stadium’s soggy pitch as they were by their opponents […]

Economic development, agriculture, electricity, and infrastructure projects will be the focus of a framework for loans between South Korea and Myanmar. On September 3, Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations U Thaung Tun and South Korea’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Ms Kang Kyung-wha signed the framework agreement under which South Korea will provide […]

Myanmar and South Korea signed five Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) on financial, trade and investment cooperation as well as infrastructure projects at the Myanmar-Korea Business Forum on Thursday. Held in Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon, the forum was attended by South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the second day of his three-day visit to Myanmar. Moon […]

The majority of members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) backed Myanmar’s efforts in terms of humanitarian relief and repatriation of Rohingya in western Myanmar, during the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) in Bangkok this week. ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ လူသားခ်င္းစာနာေထာက္ထားမႈအကူအညီမ်ားႏွင့္ ျပန္လည္ေနရာခ်ထားေရးလုပ္္ငန္းမ်ားအေပၚ အာဆီယံႏိုင္ငံအမ်ားစုမွ ေထာက္ခံေၾကာင္းသိရသည္။ https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/burma/asean-members-back-myanmars-repatriation-aid-efforts-rakhine.html