This week the regime’s media made much of its arrest of ex-MP U Phyo Zeya Thaw, but said little about its leader’s exclusion from international meetings.
The removal of two military-appointed ministers by the regime is seen as a sign that moderate voices within the armed forces are being silenced.
Around 254 houses in Thantlang have burned down in two months with residents blaming regime troops.
The Cambodia-hosted virtual gathering is the third international meeting in two months from which the regime has been shunned.
The Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army claims to have taken control of a key area along the Chinese border and it might be planning further expansion.
The detained investment and foreign economic relations minister U Thaung Tun faces up to 15 years in prison.
Sagaing Region chief minister U Myat Kyaw has been ambushed twice in a week.
A 23-year-old medic, five teenagers, bystanders and striking teachers were among those killed by regime forces so far this month.
The armed resistance groups claim to have killed large numbers of regime soldiers and even forced a helicopter to crash land.
It is the second major regional summit from which Min Aung Hlaing has been shunned in two months.
Resistance forces claim to have killed at least 80 regime troops while losing 14 of their civilian fighters.
During this week’s visit to Myanmar, Nippon Foundation chairman Yohei Sasakawa met with some political party leaders.
Female bodyguard Cherry Htet now faces charges for breaching police rules. She was previously charged with incitement for posting that she misses Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Kavi Chongkittavorn argues that it is in Thailand’s interest to welcome migrant workers from war-torn Myanmar.
The commission is prosecuting Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, President U Win Myint and 14 other senior figures over ‘illegal activities’ in the 2020 election.