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Myanmar court postpones verdict in Aung San Suu Kyi trial

Aung San Suu Kyi's supporters say the cases against her are baseless and designed to end her political career [File: Ann Wang/Reuters...

Nobel laureate faces two years in jail after being sentenc...

A pro-democracy activist holds a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest in Tokyo last week. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP/Ge...

Widening US sanctions make it harder to invest in Myanmar,...

Few expect the sanctions declared on Dec 10 to change the status quo in Myanmar's political crisis.PHOTO: REUTERS BANGKOK - Top Un...

As Covid-19 case hits Blinken trip, Myanmar may offer path...

Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters The cancellation of a visit by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Thailand&nbs...

Hundreds seek safety in Thailand after Myanmar junta clash...

A Thai government official in Tak province said 700 people had crossed the border, and would be given food and shelter. (Reuters)...

Myanmar journalist reported to have died in military custo...

Ko Soe Naing is the first journalist known to have died in custody since the army seized power in February [Reporters Without Borde...

Myanmars divided state leaves thousands of its people in t...

More than ten months after the coup and a protracted conflict that has produced a political and military stalemate, the struggle in Mya...

U.S. weighing more action on Myanmar, 'genocide' label: Bl...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, is hosted by Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah on Dec. 15. (Photo co...

Myanmar shadow government approves crypto as official curr...

Myanmar's National Unity Government (NUG) has approved the use of a stablecoin called Tether as official currency [File: Shannon Stap...

Cost of war: Myanmar rebels crowdfund resistance to milita...

Protesters take part in a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on July 3, 2021. (Photo by STR / AFP) (AFP) Bangkok, T...

Can Facebook be blamed for pogroms against Rohingyas in My...

That facebook was used to spread rhetoric that incited carnage in Myanmar is hardly up for debate. According to the lead author of...

Myanmar’s Min Aung Hlaing accused of crimes against humani...

Since the coup, at least 1,305 people, including more than 75 children, have been killed dueto the military crackdown on anti-coup pr...

Myanmar to end Kirin row based on law: investment minister

Myanmar's Investment and Foreign Economic Relations Minister Aung Naing Oo said in an Dec. 8 interview that he hopes Japan will resta...

Myanmar’s generals want Aung San Suu Kyi locked up forever

The guilty verdicts that a court in Naypyidaw, Myanmar’s capital, handed down to Aung San Suu Kyi on December 6th were both...

Dangerous data: Telenor’s irresponsible exit from Myanmar...

The daughter of a protester who died in March 2021 during a demonstration against Myanmar’s military coup, cries during her fat...

Meta bans all military-linked Myanmar companies

Over a hundred social media pages in Myanmar have been taken down including Myawaddy Trading Ltd, Myawaddy Bank and Myanma Beer. (Reu...

Suu Kyi’s conviction signals junta’s rising confidence

A banner featuring Aung San Suu Kyi is displayed on February 15 as protesters demonstrating against the military coup surround police...

Motives behind the soft-line approaches to the Myanmar cou...

Following the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February 2021, Western countries were quick to express their condemnation and discuss s...

Myanmar military joining hands with Indian rebels

Naga rebels in Myanmar's northwestern Sagaing Region in October 2018. Photo: Facebook CHIANG MAI: When separatist rebels launched...

Kirin seeks arbitration to end venture with Myanmar milita...

Kirin hopes to keep operating in Myanmar after dissolving its joint venture with the Myanmar military. (Source photo by AP and Reuter...

Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in prison for inc...

Aung San Suu Kyi Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to four years in pri...