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Meta bans all military-linked Myanmar companies

Over a hundred social media pages in Myanmar have been taken down including Myawaddy Trading Ltd, Myawaddy Bank and Myanma Beer. (Reu...

Suu Kyi’s conviction signals junta’s rising confidence

A banner featuring Aung San Suu Kyi is displayed on February 15 as protesters demonstrating against the military coup surround police...

Motives behind the soft-line approaches to the Myanmar cou...

Following the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February 2021, Western countries were quick to express their condemnation and discuss s...

Myanmar military joining hands with Indian rebels

Naga rebels in Myanmar's northwestern Sagaing Region in October 2018. Photo: Facebook CHIANG MAI: When separatist rebels launched...

Kirin seeks arbitration to end venture with Myanmar milita...

Kirin hopes to keep operating in Myanmar after dissolving its joint venture with the Myanmar military. (Source photo by AP and Reuter...

Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in prison for inc...

Aung San Suu Kyi Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to four years in pri...

Five dead after Myanmar security forces ram car into Yango...

An injured protester lies on a stretcher after Yangon protest. Photo: AFP Five people were killed and at least 15 arrested after M...

About half of Myanmar's population may sink into poverty i...

The World Bank, which before the coup projected economic growth in Myanmar despite Covid-19, now forecasts the economy to contract by...

Myanmar troops' northwest push fuels humanitarian crisis

A man holds up a photo of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a demonstration on Nov. 19 organized in New Delhi by the Chin R...

Myanmar junta court postpones verdict in Suu Kyi incitemen...

Ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces trials on a series of charges, including incitement, violating coronavirus restrictions, and cor...

Make or break for ASEAN to matter in Myanmar

The Myanmar national flag (center) is seen with flags of member countries attending the 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (...

Suu Kyi on her first verdict in Myanmar's junta trial

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the February 1, 2021 coup, with nationwide protests and more than 1,100 people killed by security f...

Myanmar’s army is fighting a multi-front war

Credit: Robert Bociaga Black clouds twisting from the fire soar far into the sky, obscuring the mountains. Below, the hil...

Myanmar junta arrests medics for treating 'terrorists' in...

Myanmar's military has arrested 18 medics for providing treatment to patients who were members of "terrorist organisations". Troops ma...

DBS denies service disruption linked to Myanmar treasury b...

DBS and POSB users with Singapore-based accounts were affected after services were disrupted on Tuesday.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG...

China warms up to Myanmar’s generals

Myanmar armed forces chief Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing waves during the inauguration of a new military coast guard in Yangon, Myanmar...

Myanmar's release of U.S. journalist cannot erase sham con...

Released American journalist Danny Fester writes on a document at the Naypyitaw International Airport on Nov. 15: Myanmar's judicial...

Myanmar minister says 'there is no torture' of protesters

In an online interview on Nov. 16, Myanmar Information Minister Maung Maung Ohn, claimed pro-democracy protesters are not subjec...

Some civilian politicians are working for Myanmar’s murder...

Before the Burmese army took power in a coup last February, Aung Naing Oo was a well-spoken civil servant widely praised for spear...

Special ties with a special army

On Wednesday, the chief of the Nepal army (NA), General Prabhu Ram Sharma, was accorded the rank of an honorary general of the Indian A...

UN’s ‘deep concern’ at Myanmar fighting between Rakhine re...

The UN security council has expressed its “deep concern” about unrest in Myanmar and called for an “immediate cessati...