Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged with corruption by the country’s military junta, state media reported Thursday, adding to a raft of legal cases against the Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
The plane was carrying senior military personnel and monks when it crashed close to a steel plant near Pyin Oo Lwin, a hill town in the Mandalay region.
UN says people fleeing military’s ‘brutal, indiscriminate attacks’ in eastern Kayah are in dire need of food and water.
Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi called on Monday for the immediate and transparent implementation of a ‘consensus’ agreed by Southeast Asian countries to end the turmoil in Myanmar since a Feb. 1 coup.
ASEAN “will appreciate” China’s help in carrying out its five-point consensus to resolve the crisis in Myanmar, Indonesia’s foreign minister said on Monday as the regional bloc looks to spur slow progress on the outcome of its emergency meeting in April.
June 6, KayahThe junta troops severely attacked Demoso and Moe Byal, cities in the state of Kayah, after announcing that residents had to evacuate the cities on June 4.
Myanmar people living in Japan have been criticized for taking part in protests against the military coup in their home country during the coronavirus pandemic, with employers putting pressure on them not to attend and others saying they should go back to their country to express their opposition.
Myanmar’s security forces clashed with villagers armed with catapults and crossbows during a search for weapons in the Ayeyarwady river delta region on Saturday and local media reported as many as 20 people had been killed.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the chief of Myanmar’s military, met Friday with Brunei’s Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Erywan Pehin Yusof and compatriot Lim Jock Hoi, secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in Myanmar’s capital, Naypyitaw.
NUG says it will scrap law denying citizenship, in ‘notable step forward’ for rights of Rohingya peopleMyanmar’s parallel government has urged Rohingya to join with them in fighting the military junta, promising to offer justice and citizenship to the persecuted minority.