Russian economic development minister Maxim Reshetnikov is in Naypyitaw to further deepen bilateral cooperation between the two international pariahs.
Moscow ramps up military ties as Naypyitaw seeks more weapons for its crackdown on popular revolt.
Former lawmaker Hideo Watanabe meets with USDP as regime chief Min Aung Hlaing prepares stage-managed ‘election’ to tighten grip on power
Chinese consul meets with Union Solidarity and Development Party chairman as junta prepares for what it calls an election next year.
Toru Kubota said Japan should accept more refugees and take steps to ensure its funds are not being used by the military junta to kill people.
Regime’s inclusion in Max Planck Foundation workshops emboldens it to commit atrocity crimes, while undermining democracy and potentially breaching EU sanctions, JFM says.
India should present itself as an alternative to China in Myanmar. Instead, by taking a short-sighted stance, it is ending up looking like China.
Vinay Mohan Kwatra met Min Aung Hlaing and discussed financial, trade and border issues, according to junta media.
Daw Zin Mar Aung, the National Unity Government’s foreign minister, talks to The Irrawaddy about how ASEAN and the UN must do more to pressure the military regime.
The ex-adviser to the NLD, who was freed by the junta last week after two years, said he was initially interrogated in leg irons and spent months in solitary confinement.
It is time for the bloc to take the unprecedented step of listening to the people of Myanmar.
Some pundits would have us believe that Thursday’s amnesty is a sign the regime can be reasoned with. Let’s not drink the junta’s Kool-Aid.
The world should stop letting the junta co-opt democratic terms like ‘election’ as it has no interest in staging a genuine, free and fair poll.
‘Completely illogical’ for ASEAN to support an election called by a military regime that ousted a democratically elected government, says foreign minister.
António Guterres pledges to back ASEAN peace efforts but junta dismisses pressure to implement Five-Point Consensus.