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Tan Hui Yee

Tan Hui Yee

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Malaysia shows Asean new options in tackling Myanmar crisi...

On May 14, Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah met his counterpart Zin Mar Aung from Myanmar's shadow National Unity Government. PHOT...

Myanmar activists raising millions via Singapore to fight...

Medical students, doctors and engineers march in Yangon, Myanmar to protest against the military coup, on Feb 26, 2021. PHOTO: NYTIMES BANGK...

World Bank expects Myanmar growth of 1%, economy 'critical...

This comes on the back of an estimated 18 per cent contraction in the previous year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and the military coup.&nb...

What does the future hold for Myanmar, one year after the...

Mr Aik Min sits in the remains of his house that was destroyed after clashes between the Myanmar military and Ta’ang National Liberation Army....

When China's Cambodia connections come into play

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen arriving in Naypyidaw on Jan 7, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE In September last year, Beijing handed over to Ph...

Myanmar junta leader appears to have conceded little durin...

Myanmar's junta chief Min Aung Hlaing (left) with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Naypyitaw on Jan 7, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE BANGKOK - Exp...

Cambodian PM Hun Sen meets junta chief on two-day visit to...

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (left) meets Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (right) during a meeting in Naypyitaw, on Jan 7, 2022. PHOTO: EP...

Widening US sanctions make it harder to invest in Myanmar,...

Few expect the sanctions declared on Dec 10 to change the status quo in Myanmar's political crisis.PHOTO: REUTERS BANGKOK - Top United States dip...

Laos banks on new high-speed railway to draw tourists and...

The Boten-Mohan tunnel is painted with the Chinese and Laotian flags.PHOTO: XINHUA NONG KHAI, THAILAND - The men arrived in dark jackets, an...

UN's new Myanmar envoy Noeleen Heyzer to listen to 'all st...

Singaporean Noeleen Heyzer, who has held several senior positions at the UN, says she is "deeply honoured" to be taking on the role, which she will...

Panic buying grips Yangon after shadow government in Myanm...

The announcement of a state of emergency by Duwa Lashi triggered panic buying in Yangon. PHOTO: EPA-EFE Long queues formed at supermarkets a...

Resistance groups fight Myanmar junta in the light and sha...

In the absence of clear direction, Myanmar looks headed for a prolonged armed conflict as the junta and disparate resistance groups face off.PHOTO:...

Delicate task for Asean special envoy to Myanmar, but the...

Brunei's second foreign minister Erywan Yusof has been declared Asean's special envoy to Myanmar.PHOTO: REUTERS Brunei's Second Foreign Minister...

A wary Sino-US dance around the Myanmar morass

ST ILLUSTRATION: MANNY FRANCISCO  On May 12, shortly after Myanmar marked 100 days after the military coup, US officials tweeted that its Pr...

Asean has now got its foot in crisis-locked Myanmar's door

Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing arriving at the Asean leaders' meeting in Jakarta on April 24, 2021, where he justified his Feb 1 coup.PHOTO:...

Pulling Myanmar from the brink will be a fraught effort

Protesters throw molotov cocktails in an attempt to block security forces in Yangon on March 16, 2021.PHOTO: NYTIMES Molotov cocktails have been...

Calls by Myanmar anti-coup protesters for international mi...

Masses in the country of 54 million have refused to submit to the military coup.PHOTO: EPA-EFE As the carnage unfolded on Myanmar's streets ...

Diplomacy will be a high-wire act as resistance to militar...

People march along a street to protest against the military coup in Mandalay, Myanmar, on Feb 26, 2021.PHOTO: NYTIMES Nearly one month after ...

Myanmar has no easy way back to elections

People are seen during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on Feb 16, 2021. PHOTO: EPA-EFE The political journey of Thailand's Pr...

Gen Z breaks out from Suu Kyi's shadow, takes charge of re...

A young generation of political activists critical of her leadership is now setting the political agenda.PHOTO: EPA-EFE The slight, mild-mannered...

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi faces party-renewal challenge

Aung San Suu Kyi  With Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) secure after its thumping victory in the Nov 8 general...