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The extent of protests Wednesday in Yangon was hard to gauge as the government further restricted communications, limiting access to timely information.(Reuters)

EU to sanction 11 people involved in Myanmar coup, foreign policy chief says

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 22, 2021 02:36 PM IST
While the bloc has an arms embargo on Myanmar, and has targeted some senior military officials since 2018, the measures would be its most significant response so far since the coup.
Protesters fill a street in Mandalay, Myanmar on Sunday. (AP Photo)
Protesters fill a street in Mandalay, Myanmar on Sunday. (AP Photo)

Myanmar sees biggest protest in years as coup opposition grows

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 06:10 AM IST
Since taking power in a Feb. 1 coup, Myanmar’s generals have ordered telecom providers to block social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in a bid to curb dissent.
Demonstrators hold up images of Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest outside the Embassy of Myanmar in Bangkok, Thailand.(Bloomberg)
Demonstrators hold up images of Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest outside the Embassy of Myanmar in Bangkok, Thailand.(Bloomberg)

Myanmar's military coup: What led to Aung San Suu Kyi’s detention?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 04:34 PM IST
The military, which ruled Myanmar for nearly five decades, said it has again taken control of the country under a state of emergency.
As of the end of last year, China stood as Myanmar’s second-biggest investor behind Singapore with $21.5 billion in approved foreign capital.(File photo)
As of the end of last year, China stood as Myanmar’s second-biggest investor behind Singapore with $21.5 billion in approved foreign capital.(File photo)

Myanmar’s army chief challenges Joe Biden, bets big on China

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 04:05 PM IST
Army chief Min Aung Hlaing, already faces sanctions from the US and UK for crackdown against Rohingya Muslims.
The state of emergency is effective nationwide and the duration of the state of emergency is set for one year.(Reuters)
The state of emergency is effective nationwide and the duration of the state of emergency is set for one year.(Reuters)

Statement from Myanmar military on state of emergency

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 03:24 PM IST
Due to such acts, there have been a lot of protests going on in townships and cities in Myanmar.
After Myanmar Army captured and prosecuted at least 38 Indian insurgents, including those belonging to NSCN(K) in military operations last month, Naypyidaw and New Delhi have decided not to allow armed militant groups inimical to either country to operate along the shared boundary.(AFP File)
After Myanmar Army captured and prosecuted at least 38 Indian insurgents, including those belonging to NSCN(K) in military operations last month, Naypyidaw and New Delhi have decided not to allow armed militant groups inimical to either country to operate along the shared boundary.(AFP File)

In joint op with Myanmar, Indian army deploys ‘hammer and anvil’ tactics

New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 02:05 PM IST
India and Myanmar have conducted two synergised operations against insurgents on either side of the border under Operation Sunrise.
The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 in their respective border areas, targeting several militant groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam. (Representative Image)(AP Photo)
The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 in their respective border areas, targeting several militant groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam. (Representative Image)(AP Photo)

India, Myanmar armies target terror camps along border: Report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 03:21 PM IST
The first phase of “Operation Sunrise” was conducted three months ago along the Indo-Myanmar border, during which a number of camps of north-east-based militant groups were busted.
At least 12 rebel positions were destroyed by the Myanmar Army which was armed with Indian hardware, a senior army officer said.(PTI/ Representative Image)
At least 12 rebel positions were destroyed by the Myanmar Army which was armed with Indian hardware, a senior army officer said.(PTI/ Representative Image)

India, Myanmar army conduct mega ops to protect Kaladan project near border

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Padma Rao Sundarji and Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 09:07 PM IST
The Kaladan project aims to connect India and Myanmar by sea and land and is expected to be operational by 2020.
In this March 20, 2018 photo, a Kachin Independence army rebel stands at frontline outpost facing no man's land in Lawa Yang, outside of Laiza, the armed group's headquarters in northern Kachin state, Myanmar.(APo)
In this March 20, 2018 photo, a Kachin Independence army rebel stands at frontline outpost facing no man's land in Lawa Yang, outside of Laiza, the armed group's headquarters in northern Kachin state, Myanmar.(APo)

19 killed in fight between Myanmar army and rebels

Press Trust of India | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 10:47 PM IST
Today’s violence was between the military and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army, or TNLA, one of several insurgent groups fighting for more autonomy in the north.
The United Nations Security Council team in Myanmar.(AP)
The United Nations Security Council team in Myanmar.(AP)

Myanmar army assures UN of ‘harsh’ action on sexual assault allegations

Reuters, Sittwe (Myanmar) | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 10:12 PM IST
Nearly 7,00,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Rakhine state to Bangladesh to escape a military crackdown. Many of the refugees arriving in Bangladesh recounted incidents of killings and rape.
Photo posted alongside the Myanmar government’s statement shows one man, two women, a young girl and a boy receiving the ID cards.(Myanmar government’s Information Committee/ Facebook)
Photo posted alongside the Myanmar government’s statement shows one man, two women, a young girl and a boy receiving the ID cards.(Myanmar government’s Information Committee/ Facebook)

First Rohingya family repatriated to Myanmar: Govt

Agence France-Presse, Yangon | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2018 09:02 AM IST
The Myanmar government said that a family of five members became the first to came back. They to Taungpyoletwei town repatriation camp in Rakhine state
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