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Myanmar's cash shortage casts shadow despite rise in activ...

A consumer buying vegetables at a local market on June 15. People are gradually coming back for shopping and working, but c...

Aung San Suu Kyi trial: how Myanmar’s judicial system is s...

Demonstrators hold up placards calling for Aung San Suu Kyi’s release. Photo: EPA Concern for the future of Myanmar&rsq...

Trial of Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi gets under way

The trial of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has gotten under way, more than four months after a military coup. On Monday, the...

The Myanmar challenge to Asean

People displaced by fighting between government troops and ethnic rebels awaiting food distribution last month at a monastery in Myan...

Myanmar’s coming revolution

Anti-coup demonstrators in Yangon, Myanmar, April 2021. The New York Times / Redux Myanmar is at a point of no return. The army&rs...

Myanmar protesters show support for Rohingya with viral so...

Protesters make the three-finger salute as they take part in a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on June 13. Photo: A...

India frets as Myanmar's pro-democracy fighters cross bord...

Thousands of people fleeing the junta’s crackdown in Myanmar have crossed into India‘s far-flung eastern states, leading to...

Are formal interactions with China helping legitimise Myan...

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi (right) bumps elbows with junta representative Wunna Maung Lwin at a June 8 meeting marking th...

Myanmar junta's solar power bid tests post-coup investor s...

Yangon at night: The junta's solar power tender will be a litmus test on investor sentiment. Myanmar's junta has launche...

Aung San Suu Kyi faces fresh corruption charges in Myanmar...

Myanmar’s deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and other former officials from her government have been hit with fresh corruption ch...

UN warns of ‘mass deaths’ in Myanmar after 100,000 flee fi...

A United Nations rights expert has warned of “mass deaths from starvation, disease and exposure” in eastern Myanmar after &...

Asian investors have doubts about Myanmar’s military regim...

When tanks rumbled into Naypyidaw, Myanmar’s capital, on February 1st, the man who sent them there, Min Aung Hlaing, the com...

International Red Cross head meets Myanmar junta chief in...

Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing has allowed Red Cross head Peter Maurer to visit and meet with him. (Source photos by Reuters and...

Myanmar jails two journalists for ‘spreading false news’

A court in military-ruled Myanmar has jailed two journalists under a colonial-era law that was recently revised to make spreading &ldqu...

US confident in Asean’s plan for post-coup Myanmar. Others...

The number two US diplomat on Wednesday said Washington remained confident in Asean’s five-point consensus plan to defuse My...

Dozens of Myanmar Junta soldiers killed in Karen State

Fighting between the Myanmar military and a combined force of Karen State-based ethnic armed groups and the Myawaddy People’s Def...

Myanmar violence, hunger and ruin risk deeper refugee cris...

Medical personnel tend to internally displaced people in Myanmar's Karen State following military air strikes in the area, in this ha...

Suu Kyi's inconvenient truth and the origins of Myanmar's...

Demonstrators hold up signs during a protest against the military coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi...

Rise of armed civilian groups in Myanmar fuels fears of fu...

A photo issued by Myanmar’s shadow national unity government (NUG) shows People’s Defence Force (PDF) soldiers who have b...

Myanmar extends suspension of international flights till J...

Myanmar on Sunday extended the suspension period of international commercial flights to the end of June due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Drop call for Myanmar arms embargo, say 9 Asean members

Military personnel in a parade on Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on March 27, 2021. The military seized power in a coup on F...