The regime said it would mirror Australia’s decision to replace its ambassador to Myanmar with a chargé d’affaires.
Min Aung Hlaing’s acquisition of the exclusive Yangon residence at 14 Inya Road reveals his greed and corruption.
Myanma Economic Holdings failed to pay its annual dividends to its shareholders, many of whom are members of the armed forces.
India is threatened with being encircled by a network of China-controlled ports and Beijing’s increasingly powerful navy.
Moral support is appreciated but the People’s Defense Force needs weapons and money, the NUG’s Defense Ministry says.
The Kachin Independence Organization warns pro-regime groups and junta employees of impending attacks on them in Kachin State.
Despite calls from the civilian NUG and some member states for a new strategy, ASEAN, US continue to back the peace plan, which has been ignored by the junta for a year.
Despite a concerted campaign accusing Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the NLD of corruption, the Myanmar people know that it is the military regime which is truly dishonest.
ASEAN should lead the way on resolving the Myanmar crisis and the US should use its position as a global leader to back its efforts.
Defying junta warnings, Saifuddin Abdullah met Daw Zin Mar Aung in Washington, becoming the first minister from ASEAN to engage with the parallel government.
Heavy clashes have been reported in southern Shan State with resistance groups claiming to have killed numerous regime troops.
Ex-US envoy Scot Marciel argues that the military has left no room for real negotiation; he also says Bangkok and Washington should cooperate to help refugees.
Also this week, the regime’s diplomatic spat with the UK escalated and Min Aung Hlaing resorted to old clichés about ‘foreign interference’
The Pekon People Defense Force says it killed 15 regime troops, including a major.
The ASEAN chair and Cambodian PM again drew Myanmar people’s ire after saying those who objected to his efforts on behalf of the regime would ‘destroy’ their country.