The UK has imposed sanctions on Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Vice Senior General Soe Win for alleged rights abuses against the Rohingya and other groups in Myanmar.
The Myanmar military says the extension of sanctions against 14 of its officers hurts the position and dignity of the armed forces.
Rights groups say Thailand has made little progress in efforts to protect fishing and garment workers from neighboring countries.
US President Donald Trump warns Tehran of tougher sanctions following Iranian missile strikes on US forces in Iraq, but says no military action planned.
Myanmar’s military spokesman says US sanctions on four key generals are timed to coincide with the genocide charges at the International Court of Justice.
Washington imposes sanctions against Myanmar military chief Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, Vice Sen-Gen Soe Win and two other generals for treatment of Rohingya Muslims.
Shan and Karen activists say for decades they suffered similar abuse to that endured by the Rohingya in 2017 and that the generals should face justice.
Rights groups supporting Rohingyas call for global boycott of Myanmar as Netherlands, Canada back The Gambia’s genocide case a day before hearings begin at ICJ.
Chinese Communist Party organ People’s Daily slams US after House of Representatives passes bill requiring a stronger response to persecution of China’s Uighur Muslim minority.
New York judge disqualifies Washington lawyer who previously served as No. 2 in US Justice Department from defending China's Huawei in fraud, sanctions case.
President Trump signs into law legislation requiring US govt to annually certify Hong Kong’s autonomy to justify favorable US trading terms; China slams move.
CCCC, a Chinese firm with a reputation for fraud, is working on an extension for a major Yangon hotel; it is already linked to the controversial New Yangon City project.
Ambassador U Hau Do Suan says the international community is unfairly targeting Myanmar over Rakhine State abuses.
Representatives from top US firms like Google, Ford and Amazon are touring Myanmar to consider large-scale investment.
North Korea using Taiwanese, Chinese hardware and open-source software to produce mobile phones that generate income for regime and boost informal business sector.