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Myanmar protests: Woman shot in head as police response es...

Police in Myanmar have responded with increasing violence to protests against last week’s military coup, using water cannons, rub...

Anti-coup demonstrations reach Myanmar’s ‘protest-proof’ c...

The anti-coup protests in Myanmar have spread to the nation’s capital, Naypyitaw—the fortress-like “Abode of Kings&rd...

Three-finger salute: Hunger Games symbol adopted by Myanma...

A three-fingered salute that originated in the Hunger Games film series has been adopted by activists from Thailand to Myanmar, becomin...

Tens of thousands take to streets in Myanmar to protest mi...

An anti-coup protester in Yangon’s Hledan on Saturday Myanmar rose up in defiance on Sunday, with tens of thousands of peopl...

Civil disobedience, opposition to coup is growing

A teacher from Yangon University of Education holds a sign with a red ribbon while taking part in a demonstration against the militar...

Japan seeks dialogue with Myanmar military after coup

Japan has maintained good relations with Myanmar over the decades. Foreign Minister ToshimitsuMotegi, left, met Commander-in-Chief Mi...

Thousands join peaceful protests against Myanmar military

Thousands of government staff across Myanmar have joined the civil disobedience movement against Monday’s military coup. To resi...

Impact of developments in Myanmar on the region and beyond

Armoured military vehicles on the streets of Mandalay after the military coup. Photo: Reuters In the evening of February 1, the My...

Myanmar: Inside the coup that toppled Aung San Suu Kyi's g...

After days of stop-start threats by the military, on Feb. 1 the government of Myanmar silently and seamlessly changed hands, without...

Myanmar coup: do India and Japan have the will or the leve...

Armoured military vehicles on the streets of Mandalay after the military coup. Photo: Reuters With the US State Department naming&...

Myanmar sanction fears weigh on foreign companies after co...

Low production costs and a nascent domestic market made Myanmar an attractive bet for Thai and Japanese companies. (Source photos by...

Myanmar coup: West increases pressure on the country's gen...

The United Nations said it would mobilise international pressure to ensure the failure of Monday’s (Feb 1) military coup in Myanm...

Myanmar coup: Army blocks Facebook access as civil disobed...

Myanmar’s army has begun disrupting access to Facebook as it attempts to stamp out signs of dissent, days after it ousted the dem...

Aung San Suu Kyi could face two years in jail over ‘illega...

Myanmar police have charged ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi with possession of illegally-imported walkie-talkies, which could result in...

What happens to Myanmar if the US imposes new sanctions?

Min Aung Hlaing  US President Joe Biden has threatened to impose sanctions on Myanmar in response to the military coup and th...

What’s next for Myanmar

A soldier walks in the City Hall compound in Yangon, Myanmar, on Feb. 1 In the week leading up to the coup executed in the early h...

Myanmar’s coup leaders name a new Union Election Commissio...

Myanmar’s military regime has appointed a new version of the country’s Union Election Commission (UEC) to oversee a post-co...

In Myanmar Suu Kyi and the West loses the round

The ousting of Aung San Suu Kyi by the military soon after she won an election hand down, has met with dismay in many countries particu...

Why Myanmar's generals turned back to a dark past

Armored vehicles drive past a street in Mandalay on Feb. 2: the Tatmadaw is ready to give up diplomatic, trade and investment gains f...

Thailand's Amata halts $1bn Myanmar property project after...

Thailand's Amata is developing a major industrial complex outside Yangon, Myanmar's biggest city. (Conceptual drawing courtesy of Ama...

Myanmar poses early test for Biden's 'diplomacy with allie...

U.S. President Joe Biden sits at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office at the White House. He has threatened to reimpose sanctions on...