Also this week, the junta’s ties with Russia deepened as the countries signed an MoU on nuclear power plants and Moscow offered to ramp up civilian education exchanges.
02 The News For 2 December 2022
Also this week, Min Aung Hlaing added ‘health consultant’ to his job description, ordering staff at his regime’s bloated bureaucracy to lose weight.
Also this week, the regime forged ahead with plans to hold a vote next year, and its newly sanctioned investment minister met with a Russian fund delegation.
Two years ago the voters overwhelmingly backed Daw Aung San Suu Kyi for a second term, blocking military chief Min Aung Hlaing’s hopes of retiring into the presidency.
Also this week, electricity officials took no chances on a blackout as the coup leader offered robes to monks, and civil society groups were targeted with a new law.
Also this week, the junta took credit for the NLD’s education hub plan for Naypyitaw, and became even more brazen in its defiance of ASEAN.
Also this week, the new envoy of arms supplier Belarus took up his post, and a baby white elephant was en route to Naypyitaw, where its superstitious new owner awaits.
Also this week, the Myanmar junta’s ties with China were reaffirmed and misuse of Japanese aid for the regime’s military operations was exposed.
Also this week, the regime’s ties with India got even cozier, and Min Aung Hlaing’s threats failed to deter resistance attacks on junta targets.
Also this week, the regime’s spokesman continued his harsh—and so far useless—threats, and the junta’s Information Team got an odd request…
Also this week, Russian ties get cozier and the regime leader remains deliberately vague on the future of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Also this week, the regime boss persisted with his electric car delusions, and—as his forces laid waste to farming communities—vowed to boost global food security.
Also this week, the regime revived a failed method for reining in gold prices and—with online propaganda channels getting harder to find—unveiled a homegrown ‘YouTube’.
Also this week, the coup leader offered another bizarre economic prediction, and the junta bristled as the world marked five years since the Rohingya exodus from Rakhine.
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