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Myanmar

Diplomacy will be a high-wire act as resistance to militar...

People march along a street to protest against the military coup in Mandalay, Myanmar, on Feb 26, 2021.PHOTO: NYTIMES Nearly one m...

'Myanmar is like a battlefield': UN says at least 18 dead...

At least 18 people have been killed, according to the UN, after security forces in Myanmar used lethal violence against anti-coup prote...

Myanmar police raid protest district as World Bank halts s...

Myanmar police launched a crackdown overnight in a Yangon district after breaking up a protest to oppose a military appointed local off...

Myanmar’s coup takes a rising economic toll

Business operations are yet to fully resume following a coup d’etat launched by Myanmar’s powerful military three weeks ago...

Chairman of Myanmar military govt’s election body says NLD...

NLD supporters celebrate in Mandalay on Nov. 9, 2020, after initial counts at polling stations indicated the party was headed for a...

Myanmar's crisis is ASEAN's crisis

Protesters gather in front of armored vehicles in Yangon on Feb. 15: The junta should be aware that ASEAN's patience may not last. &n...

India's silence toward Myanmar shows its wariness of China

Aung San Suu Kyi and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With China staring down at it, New Delhi has realized the need to take a pr...

Myanmar military supporters attack anti-coup protesters

A supporter of Myanmar’s military uses a catapult during a rally in Yangon Photograph: Sai Aung Main/AFP/Getty Images Suppor...

Myanmar: Optimism and Fear

Demonstrators rally to protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, on February 22, 2021. Stringer/Reuters Over the...

Indonesia and Myanmar foreign ministers meet in Bangkok

  Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi met with Burmese and Thai counterparts in Bangkok on Wednesda...

Aung San Suu Kyi tattoos flourish among Myanmar's resistan...

A man with a tattoo of Aung San Suu Kyi takes part in a protest against Myanmar’s coup. Photograph: Reuters Studios rep...

Indonesian minister to fly to Myanmar in first foreign env...

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi will fly to Myanmar on Thursday (Feb 25) in the first known trip to the South-east Asian nati...

Who is Myanmar's coup leader and what does he want?

The commander in chief, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, pictured in July 2018: who is he, what is he like and what is he up to?   &...

Bangladesh’s deafening silence on the Myanmar coup

Bangladesh has good reasons to refrain from taking a position on the February 1 coup in Myanmar, the country’s foreign minister t...

Myanmar protesters hold general strike as crowds push for...

Demonstrators protest against the military coup in Mandalay, Myanmar. Photograph: Reuters Protesters across Myanmar have held a ge...

Indonesian plan calls for Southeast Asia to hold Myanmar j...

People hold placards to form the word "Justice" during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 22, 2021 I...

Myanmar coup: witnesses describe killing of protesters as...

Medical students gather during an anti-coup protest in Mandalay, Myanmar, on Sunday 21 February. Photograph: AP Witnesses...

Myanmar ships arrive for Malaysia deportees as US raises c...

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton pulls into Lumut Naval Base for a scheduled port visit in August 2019. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. N...

Where were the protesters when the Rohingya were being mur...

A demonstrator in Yangon, Myanmar, on Friday. Photograph: Reuters For almost three weeks there have been mass protests...

‘Abhorrent’: Malaysia’s plan for Myanmar repatriation cond...

There are an estimated 180,000 refugees, who are registered with the UNHCR in Malaysia, the vast majority from Myanmar, while thousan...

Myanmar Military targets striking civil servants

Myanmar’s military has arrested nearly 30 civil servants in Naypyitaw, Mandalay and Kachin State this week for joining the civil...