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    1. August 24, 2016

      Myanmar calls on Kofi Annan to head landmark Rohingya effort

      Kofi Annan is to lead a landmark effort to tackle troubles in western Myanmar that have driven large numbers of Muslim...

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      August 18, 2016

      China welcomes Suu Kyi

      Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi reviews honour guards during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the...

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    1. August 17, 2016

      Myanmar’s Suu Kyi heads for China in first big foreign trip

      Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader, arrives in Beijing on Wednesday for a trip that should give the first big...

    2. August 14, 2016

      Week Ahead Political Diary: Sarkozy set to make declaration

      Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, who is widely expected to confirm his intention to run again for the country’s...

    3. August 8, 2016

      Thai generals must seize last chance at redemption

      The Thai referendum that has just won public backing for a new constitution was, to put it mildly, very far from a...

    4. August 8, 2016

      The global democratic recession

      Sometimes one or two events can change the political mood all over the world. The release of Nelson Mandela from prison...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      August 8, 2016

      8888 Uprising Anniversary

      A woman prepares many cutouts of the number eight before a ceremony marking the 28th anniversary of the 8888 uprising...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      August 3, 2016

      Keeping his head above water

      A boy uses an inner tube of a tyre to help him through flood water in Amarapura Township, near Mandalay, in Myanmar ...

    7. FT Alphaville

      August 3, 2016

      FT Opening Quote: Profit plunge at HSBC

      Profits plunge at HSBC, a mixed outlook at Next, the honours row simmers on. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City...

    8. July 22, 2016

      ‘Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory’, by Keggie Carew

      “His world is fading,” Keggie Carew writes of her father Tom, ingenious and charming but slowly and inexorably being...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      July 19, 2016

      Martyrs' Day Myanmar

      A child wears the headband with a picture of the late General Aung San, waits outside the Martyrs’ Mausoleum, during a...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      July 14, 2016

      Shwedagon Pagoda

      People visit Myanmar‘s landmark Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Around 89 percent of the population in Myanmar practice...

    11. July 10, 2016

      Japan turns on the charm in Myanmar in effort to counter China

      Japan has intensified its charm and investment offensive in Myanmar in a bid to become Southeast Asia’s most powerful...

    12. June 23, 2016

      Yangon high-rise halt plays on business nerves over new rulers

      The new civilian rulers of Myanmar’s commercial capital have slammed the brakes on a high-rise construction boom, in a...

    13. June 15, 2016

      Japan’s foreign aid agency to slow lending after $20bn splurge

      Japan’s foreign aid agency must slow its pace of lending, its chief has said, after a $20bn financing splurge last year...

    14. June 8, 2016

      Storm in a teacup stirred up over Myanmar banquet brew

      A storm in a teacup has erupted in Myanmar after the new government served the mass-market Lipton brew at a banquet for...

    15. June 6, 2016

      Heineken and a western brewer’s return to Myanmar

      Sobir Djaffar looks happy as he surveys the racks of locally produced bottles of Heineken on a Myanmar supermarket...

    16. June 3, 2016

      Myanmar probes $100m jade levy misappropriation claims

      Myanmar has launched an investigation into the possible disappearance of almost $100m linked to the country’s flagship...

    17. May 17, 2016

      US keeps bulk of sanctions against Myanmar in place

      The US removed a number of Myanmar companies and banks from its sanctions list on Tuesday but kept the bulk of its...

    18. April 24, 2016

      Big Pharma hunts for malaria drugs to fight mosquito resistance

      China’s first Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine was 419 years in the making. Tu Youyou, an 85 year-old chemist,...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      April 12, 2016

      Thingyan celebrations

      A policeman directs traffic as Myanmar revellers and tourists take part in wet celebration marking Thingyan, a water...

    20. April 8, 2016

      Myanmar investors flock to stock market after decades-long wait

      Myanmar investors from students to seafarers have flocked for a frenetic first plunge into the stock market since the...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      April 6, 2016

      Yangon Zoological Gardens

      A monkey jumps from a branch at Yangon Zoological Gardens in Yangon, Myanmar Yangon Zoological Gardens (Yangon Zoo) is...

    22. April 1, 2016

      Myanmar mood change as new era begins

      Sobriety was the name of the game at the Myanmar presidential palace dinner this week to mark the return of...

    23. March 30, 2016

      China looks to export surplus energy to Germany

      China’s proposed investments in long-distance, ultra-high voltage (UHV) power transmission lines will pave the way for...

    24. March 30, 2016

      Myanmar marks historic power handover to Aung San Suu Kyi’s party

      Myanmar has sworn in its first civilian-dominated government for more than 50 years in the latest chapter of an...

    25. March 28, 2016

      Myanmar’s military parades its power on eve of transition

      Myanmar’s military has delivered a sharp reminder of its political sway on the eve of a transition to the first...

    26. March 22, 2016

      Aung San Suu Kyi set for Myanmar cabinet role

      Myanmar’s president-elect nominated Aung San Suu Kyi to join the incoming cabinet on Tuesday, giving the National...

    27. March 18, 2016

      On the bike to Mandalay

      We didn’t appreciate quite how out of place we looked until the little girl in the brickmaking compound near Mandalay...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      March 15, 2016

      Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Parliament

      National League for Democracy party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Manama’s parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar....

    29. Fast FT

      March 14, 2016

      Myanmar bourse to start trading on March 25

      Myanmar will finally ring the trading bell on its bourse. The Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), the south east Asian...

    30. March 10, 2016

      Aung San Suu Kyi picks close aide to be Myanmar president

      Aung San Suu Kyi has picked a long-time confidant to become Myanmar’s history-making new president, after failing to...

    31. March 9, 2016

      Suu Kyi seeks aid from Japan as Myanmar presidential vote looms

      Aung San Suu Kyi has appealed for more aid from Japan in an early sign of the likely battle for influence between world...

    32. March 1, 2016

      The Great Land Rush: Myanmar – The dispossessed

      Hla Ohn May still weeps when she takes the road past the twisted white piping of the gas terminal near the western...

    33. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2016

      Will Myanmar's wait-and-see investors take the plunge?

      There has been renewed interest among investors in Myanmar following the National League for Democracy’s landslide...

    34. February 12, 2016

      US to corral Asean support in South China Sea spat

      Later this year an obscure international tribunal in The Hague will issue a decision about contested islands in the...

    35. February 8, 2016

      Myanmar delay gives Aung San Suu Kyi last presidency chance

      A delay in nominating Myanmar's new president has created new hopes among supporters that Aung San Suu Kyi can thrash...

    36. February 2, 2016

      Lawsgroup’s journey from Hong Kong to Myanmar

      Before his death in 1996, the Hong Kong textile tycoon Law Ting-pong handwrote a letter of wishes in which he expressed...

    37. February 1, 2016

      Myanmar MPs throng to take seats in NLD-dominated parliament

      Myanmar has once more made history in its transition from military rule with the launch of its first civilian-dominated...

    38. January 28, 2016

      Leader hails ‘triumph’ as Myanmar prepares for historic handover

      President Thein Sein on Thursday hailed the “triumph” of Myanmar’s shift from military rule as his country prepares for...

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