AFP Category: NewsInternationalTaiwan President Tsai Ing-wen gives a press conference at the Presidential House in San Salvador, El Salvador, 13 January 2017. Photo: Oscar Rivera/EPA China is running out of patience with Donald Trump's stance on Taiwan, state media said Monday, and will "take the gloves off" if he keeps challenging the "O […]
Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticPhoto: Aung Ko Oo/Mizzima The Naga Traditional New Year festival kicked off in Lahe, Sagaing Region yesterday, with President U Htin Kyaw and wife Daw Su Su Lwin in attendance, state media reported on 16 January. The President pledged that the Union Government was committed to the socio-economic development of the ethnic people […]
Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticSoldiers from the United Wa State Army patrol the near deserted streets of Nandeng in the Wa region of Myanmar. Photo: AFP The United Wa State Army (UWSA) is set for its biggest leadership change in a quarter century, senior sources told Reuters. The UWSA has over 25,000 soldiers who control a China-dominated region the size of […]
Carbon-neutral goal for Maldives Beach in the Maldives One-third of the Maldives’ economy depends on tourism The Maldives will become carbon-neutral within a decade by switching completely to renewable energy sources like wind and solar power, its leader has said. President Mohamed Nasheed told the BBC the Maldives understood better than most what would happ […]
The upcoming G20 meeting is critical if the world wishes to avoid the economic turbulence seen in the 1930s, the UK government has warned. Cabinet minister Douglas Alexander said the summit in London of the G20 group of rich and emerging nations next month “was an important moment”. G20 finance ministers pledged to make a […]
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