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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...

Myanmar shadow government allies with rebels against milit...

A shadow government in Myanmar seeking to reverse the February 1 coup has joined forces with a rebel group to “demolish” mi...

Myanmar coup provides drug traffickers with ideal conditio...

Thai narcotics officials arrange bags of methamphetamine pills in Ayutthaya Province in June 2020.   © Reuters The Unite...

Myanmar: fossil fuel giants cut payments to junta but gas...

Total and Chevron have come under pressure to cut ties with Myanmar’s junta in the wake of the coup in February. Photograph: Go...

Myanmar cardinal calls for end to violence after church at...

This handout photo from local media group Kantarawaddy Times taken and released on May 24, 2021 shows the church in which four people...

Myanmar allows Tinder but axes dissent havens Twitter, Fac...

The whitelists for internet access sent out by Myanmar's junta, led by military chief Min Aung Hlaing, include over 750 websites...

Myanmar coup latest: Yangon to suffer 'more explosions,' s...

A protester holding a National League for Democracy flag in Yangon, where there were five bomb attacks on Tuesday.&nbs...

US journalist detained in Myanmar while boarding flight ho...

Journalists in Myanmar have been caught in the crackdown as the junta tries to tighten control over the flow of information. Photogra...

Myanmar rebels claim police killings as Aung San Suu Kyi a...

Aung San Suu Kyi (L), former Myanmar president, Win Myint, and former Naypyidaw Council chairman Dr Myo Aung appear before a special...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi defiant in first comments since coup

Ms Suu Kyi is among more than 4,000 people detained since the coup.PHOTO: REUTERS Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday (May 2...

As Myanmar school year nears, teachers and students say no...

Students hold placards protesting the military's plan to reopen schools in June. They were part of a massive crow...

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 twee...

Myanmar junta suspends more than 125,000 teachers for oppo...

A protester waves the National League for Democracy flag while others take part in a demonstration against the military coup in Yan...

Myanmar tortures political prisoners, freed Japanese journ...

Yuki Kitazumi shows the notes he took while in a Yangon prison during an online press conference on May 21. (Screenshot from FCC...

Myanmar junta to dissolve Suu Kyi’s NLD party, step up sec...

An anti-coup protester holds up a sign calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi Naypyidaw. File photo: AFP Myanmar’s junt...

Peninsula Hotels suspends $130m Yangon project for a year

The Peninsula Yangon involves the redevelopment, seen here in 2018, of the former colonial-style downtown headquarters of Myanmar Rai...

Junta lifts age limit for Min Aung Hlaing position

Myanmar military Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing was scheduled to retire in July when he turns 65.   © Reuters...

Book review: Thai, Myanmar militaries bounded by politics,...

Myanmar's junta chief, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, presides over an Armed Forces Day parade in Naypyitaw on March 27....

‘Pray for Myanmar’: Miss Universe pageant gets political

Thuzar Wint Lwin, Myanmar’s contestant at Miss Universe in Florida, wearing a traditional costume of the Chin ethnic minority i...

Thai PM and Myanmar junta chief stay engaged via back chan...

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, left, and Myanmar Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing: Min Aung Hlaing was the first Southeast A...

Myanmar’s failed mutinies in history

After Myanmar’s military coup on Feb. 1, some military personnel have joined the civil disobedience movement and left the armed f...