Coup leader Min Aung Hlaing is thought to want a new chairman of the Union Solidarity and Development Party ahead of the proposed 2023 election.
Min Aung Hlaing and Yawd Serk, leader of the Restoration Council of Shan State, are two strongmen locked in a dysfunctional relationship.
People who worked on the Norwegian-sponsored Myanmar Peace Support Initiative at risk from regime and in urgent need of support from the West.
Russia continues to supply the regime with military hardware being used to target civilians.
As coup leader Min Aung Hlaing plots to become president and consolidate military rule, he has turned to his mentor Than Shwe for advice.
U Khin Yi, a key aide of junta leader Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, was rewarded for his part in the military takeover.
Retired Lieutenant General Nyo Saw is a savvy operator and a close ally of junta leader Senior General Min Aung Hlaing.
The meeting in Naypyitaw came as the junta continues to detain a Japanese filmmaker and Tokyo is being urged to cut all military ties with the regime.
Through brutality and ineptitude, the junta leader has turned the Tatmadaw into a personal army that is reviled by the people.
Nightclub owner and aspiring movie producer U Soe Hlaing has close links with generals going back to the former junta.
Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told the junta chief that Russia, a key arms supplier to Myanmar, supports the regime’s efforts to stabilize the country.
Coup leader Min Aung Hlaing continues to insist that his regime is just an interim government authorized under the military-drafted 2008 constitution.
While the UN and ASEAN do nothing, the Myanmar people are trapped in an ever-increasing cycle of violence.
The junta’s cruel disregard for the relatives of the four men hung over the weekend is a new low even by the standards of previous military regimes.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing may be preparing to amend the 2008 constitution at the Yangon building where it was drafted.