Saifuddin Abdullah said it was of the ‘utmost importance’ that ASEAN members support Myanmar's people and engage with the shadow government and other opposition groups.
Resistance groups and regime forces are engaged in a fierce battle near the strategic Ukayit Hta military outpost in southeast Myanmar.
The International Court of Justice threw out all of Myanmar's objections, paving way for full hearings on allegations over bloody 2017 crackdown on the Rohingya.
While the State Counselor is known for her personal strength, her advanced age and the conditions she faces in solitary confinement raise fears she will not survive.
The regime’s spokesperson said that the executions of anti-coup activists Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw and Ko Jimmy must go ahead “for the sake of rule of law”.
The United Wa State Party has full control over its territory on the Chinese border but gaining full statehood might be challenging.
An hourlong drive in Kayah State took a large regime convoy six days because of repeated resistance ambushes.
The junta spokesman said “there is no other step” as the court rejected the death sentence appeals by former NLD lawmaker Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw and prominent democracy activist Ko
As with past incidents, Tuesday’s bombing occurred ahead of a high-profile visit—this time by a UN envoy—raising suspicions of a junta bid to discredit the resistance.
NUG finance minister U Tin Tun Naing reveals more plans to generate income, including putting 60 military-owned properties in Yangon on sale.
Resistance forces ambushed a regime flotilla traveling through restive Sagaing Region.
With ASEAN split over Myanmar, China and other issues, and the US preoccupied with Ukraine, new thinking on how to cooperate is needed on both sides.
Junta troops providing security for a large military convoy set fire to Ram Tein, a village of 300 people, as it approached Matupi town; residents fled into the forest.
Heavy fighting is being reported in Gangaw Township as regime forces continue to suffer heavy losses.
To mark the death of Madeleine Albright earlier this week, The Irrawaddy revisits this 2013 account of a visit to Myanmar by the former US Secretary of State.