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Myanmar citizens oppose military takeover on social media

Myanmar citizens are resisting the takeover and continuing their campaign for democracy. Young people have chosen social media as the...

ASEAN bars Myanmar from attending foreign ministers' meeti...

The snub comes after ASEAN took the unprecedented step of barring junta leader Min Aung Hlaing from a summit in October. (AP) Myan...

Myanmar shadow government drops objections to ICJ's Rohing...

Women carry children through the water as hundreds of Rohingya refugees arrive under the cover of darkness by wooden boats from Myanm...

Myanmar’s military turns to Buddhism in bid for legitimacy

Some monks have joined the anti-coup protests but, in a bid for legitimacy, the generals are working to cultivate the support of seni...

UN renews call for arms embargo against Myanmar military

Myanmar Army armoured vehicles drive past a street after they seized power in a coup in Mandalay, Myanmar February 2, 2021. (Reuters)...

Yangon calm masks Myanmar's pain 1 year after military tak...

Myanmar's Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, who leads the country, is facing resistance from a fractured -- and increasingly armed...

A painful stalemate in Myanmar

In this file photo taken on February 11, 2021, protesters step on a banner showing an image of Myanmar military chief Senior General...

Cambodian PM's embrace of Myanmar military rulers splits A...

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, left, and Myanmar's Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, right, pose for photographs before holding a meeti...

Junta cyber bill has Myanmar business up in arms

Myanmar junta legislation aims to curtail the use of Western social media platforms. Image: Twitter YANGON – Myanmar’s...

EU tarries on Myanmar oil and gas sanctions

A Myanmar energy worker on an offshore natural gas platform in the Yadana gas field. Photo: Total The European Union is in a state...

Myanmar army’s landmines at oil, gas pipelines near China...

Motorists pass the China-Myanmar border gate in Shan State. Photo: AFP The Myanmar military’s recent placement of...

Japan's Myanmar expats remit restaurant profits to defy mi...

The Spring Revolution Restaurant in Tokyo's Ikebukuro district draws crowds of Myanmar people and Japanese alike. (Photo by Ken Kobay...

Myanmar’s Arakan rebels cement control over Rakhine state...

A Myanmar soldier stands guard near an airfield in Rakhine state in 2018. Photo: AFP At the one-year mark of the Myanmar ...

Myanmar's isolation from West opens door for China and Rus...

Myanmar military officials attend a commissioning ceremony of a submarine gifted by China in December. (Photo courtesy of Myanmar's&n...

Myanmar’s generals have united the country-against themsel...

Zn Htet aung had always loathed the Rohingyas, a Muslim ethnic group from Rakhine, a state in western Myanmar. When the Burmese ar...

Myanmar junta in toys-for-the-boys weaponry splurge

Myanmar soldiers march in formation in a file photo. Photo: AFP/Khin Maung Win CHIANG MAI – Submarines would seemingly be th...

Myanmar’s military dictatorship is heading towards a natio...

Yangon: The country’s administration and economy have been paralysed since February 2021 when the military junta seized power fro...

Myanmar military won't dissolve Suu Kyi's NLD party: offic...

Aung San Suu Kyi, seen here attending the 2019 ASEAN summit, is among the key officials of the National League for Democracy who...

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 mi...

Myanmar tumbles into the abyss

The most distressing exception to that general pattern — the continued waves of violence that pushed more than a million Rohingya...

Malaysia to Hun Sen: Myanmar regime still not welcome at A...

Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob, left, and Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen spoke by video conference on Jan. 25. (Source p...