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ASEAN fails to achieve Myanmar breakthrough again

Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah, Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., Singapore's Foreign...

China rolls dice with Myanmar's military, sidelines NUG

China backs Myanmar's military regime while also keeping in touch with pro-democracy groups. (Nikkei montage/AP) YANGON/TAIPE...

Rohingya Militancy: Myth or Reality?

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), a Rohingya militant group, came to global attention once again last year after unknown gunme...

A precarious ceasefire in Myanmar needs international supp...

Dhaka: Since the military coup on 1 February 2021, Myanmar’s Rakhine State has remained relatively stable and long-standing ethni...

Myanmar military committed war crimes in Karenni state: Re...

The Myanmar military has murdered civilians, and used them as human shields, in a series of atrocities in eastern Karenni State that ma...

Kirin to exit Myanmar beer market over human rights

Myanmar Brewery is 51% owned by Japanese brewer Kirin, which decided to unwind its partnership with a military-owned company aft...

The man who could tame Myanmar's notoriously stubborn junt...

An anti-military government protest rally in Mandalay, Myanmar, last week. AP Photo The first anniversary of the military cou...

Myanmar’s internet gets pricier for dissenters, apolitical...

Myanmar's military government is making it more expensive to get internet access, a move activists see as an effort to quash dissent...

Myanmar’s NUG Foreign Minister Zin Mar Aung wants China to...

Police arrest a man in Taunggyi, Myanmar on February 28, 2021, as security forces continue to crackdown on demonstrations by proteste...

Myanmar: Fearing the ruling military junta, hundreds of pa...

Lin Lin Bo Bo, whose parents cut ties with him, talks during an interview with Reuters, at Thai-Myanmar border, January 26, 2022. R...

Asean maintains hardline Myanmar stance to force junta int...

Myanmar’s junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Reuters In the Asean bloc’s internal debate on whether engagemen...

How does Myanmar military keep functioning so boldly?

Police prepare to disperse protesters taking part in a demonstration against the military coup in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, on Feb 22, 2021...

Myanmar’s junta chief ‘says Asean envoy can meet Suu Kyi p...

Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing presides over an army parade in March last year. An army takeover i...

Myanmar's Chin battle military with muskets

A Chinland Defense Force fighter poses for a photograph at an undisclosed location near the India-Myanmar border on Nov. 23...

Myanmar piles on another corruption charge against Suu Kyi

Suu Kyi has already been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment after being convicted of illegally importing and possessing walki...

Myanmar’s generals have a dubious role model in Thailand

Soon after General Min Aung Hlaing mounted a coup against Myanmar’s elected government, a year ago this month, the army chie...

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)...