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Asean decides to exclude Myanmar military chief from key summit on October 26

Myanmar's armed forces chief Min Aung Hlaing. 
Published on Oct 16, 2021 02:32 PM IST

‘Tired’ Suu Kyi wants hearings in court reduced

State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi during the 22nd ASEAN Plus three summit in Bangkok, Thailand in 2019.
Published on Oct 05, 2021 05:28 AM IST

Myanmar may spiral into a ‘catastrophe’, UN calls for urgent action

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends a meeting of the Security Council. 
Published on Sep 30, 2021 08:42 AM IST

Myanmar town bordering India sees exodus as thousands flee fighting

During fighting between militia forces and the army last weekend, about 20 homes were set ablaze.
Published on Sep 22, 2021 12:57 PM IST

ASEAN’s Lilliputian progress in Myanmar

In this April 22, 2021, file photo, flags of some of the ASEAN member countries fly at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File)
Published on Sep 11, 2021 05:36 PM IST

Mizoram schools to admit Myanmar refugee children

There are nearly 400 children of Myanmar refugees who fall in the age group of six to 14 years
Updated on Sep 03, 2021 05:55 AM IST

'They're also our people': Myanmar will extend Covid-19 vaccinations to Rohingya

Spokesman Zaw Min Tun said authorities were making progress in reducing coronavirus infections and increasing vaccinations and aimed to inoculate half of the country's population by the end of this year.
Published on Aug 27, 2021 02:34 PM IST

Myanmar military leader extends rule, pledges new multiparty elections in 2023

The state administration council, as the junta calls itself, also appointed Min Aung Hlaing as the prime minister of the “caretaker government.”
Published on Aug 01, 2021 03:34 PM IST

‘Perfect storm of factors’: UN expert warns of Covid-19 crisis in Myanmar

In picture - People line up with their tanks to refill oxygen during the Covid-19 outbreak in Yangon, Myanmar.
Published on Jul 14, 2021 10:15 PM IST

Myanmar faces huge spike in daily Covid-19 cases, oxygen supply crisis

All schools in Myanmar have been closed for two weeks and stay-at-home orders have been issued for badly hit neighbourhoods in cities.
Published on Jul 11, 2021 01:19 PM IST

UN rights expert urges sanctions on Myanmar's oil and gas sector

Students protest in Yangon against the Myanmar military.
Published on Jul 08, 2021 01:13 AM IST

EU, UK slap new sanctions on entities, individuals related to Myanmar coup

G7 leaders on Sunday strongly condemned the military coup in Myanmar and the subsequent violence committed by the security forces on civilians. In picture - Slogan written on a street as a protest in Yangon, Myanmar.
Published on Jun 22, 2021 07:04 AM IST

India abstains from vote on UNGA’s Myanmar resolution

India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said “This resolution was tabled... without adequate consultations with neighbours and regional countries." (ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 20, 2021 12:48 AM IST

Myanmar rejects UN resolution urging arms embargo after military coup

Myanmar: The UN resolution reflected a broad global consensus condemning the takeover that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s government.
Published on Jun 19, 2021 10:46 PM IST

India abstains from voting on UN's Myanmar resolution, supports ASEAN initiative

India's ambassador to the UN TS Tirumurti
Published on Jun 19, 2021 10:17 AM IST

Myanmar reports first detection of 3 new Covid variants in 5 cities: Ministry

Myanmar reported 225 new cases on Tuesday, putting the total at 146,051 Covid cases including 3,248 fatalities.
Published on Jun 16, 2021 07:24 AM IST

Day 2 of trial: Suu Kyi confronts sedition charges

State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi.
Published on Jun 16, 2021 03:32 AM IST

Myanmar has plunged into a ‘human rights catastrophe’: UN rights chief

Myanmar: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, expressed concern over the violence shaking Cali.
Published on Jun 11, 2021 05:21 PM IST

Myanmar authorities open new corruption cases against Aung San Suu Kyi

Cases Aung San Suu Kyi already faced ranged from violating coronavirus protocols while campaigning and illegally possessing walkie-talkie radios to breaking the Official Secrets Act.
Published on Jun 11, 2021 12:24 AM IST

'Violance is spiraling': US govt's top Asia official on situation in Myanmar

Myanmar has been in turmoil since a Feb. 1 military coup, with daily protests in towns and cities. In picture - People demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar.
Published on Jun 09, 2021 01:42 AM IST

UN says estimated 100,000 people internally displaced in Myanmar’s Kayah State

The United Nations called on the security forces to allow for a safe passage for providing humanitarian supplies and relief to those in need in Kayah and the other states as well. In picture - People taking refuge in a jungle area in Kayah state.
Published on Jun 08, 2021 07:20 PM IST

Trial of Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to begin next week

Aung San Suu Kyi's trial will start on June 14 and is expected to wrap up by July 26, according to her legal team.
Published on Jun 07, 2021 02:30 PM IST

Covid-19 cases spike in Myanmar after outbreak near Indian border

Coronavirus testing collapsed after the coup as many health workers joined a civil disobedience movement to protest against the junta
Published on Jun 04, 2021 09:29 PM IST

People in Myanmar facing cash shortage under military rule

In the country's largest city Yangon, people are forming long lines outside banks every day before dawn, to get cash. 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
Published on May 30, 2021 07:08 AM IST

Family of US journalist detained in Myanmar hopes for his return

Danny Fenster, the 37-year-old managing editor of Frontier Myanmar, was detained at Yangon International Airport on Monday REUTERS
Published on May 29, 2021 05:48 AM IST

Japan to allow Myanmar residents to extend stay as 'emergency measure'

People join a rally against the military coup to demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar.
Published on May 28, 2021 06:35 PM IST

French energy giant Total stops payments on Myanmar pipeline

Shareholders of the Moattama Gas Transportation Co., or MGTC, which operates the Yadana pipeline, made the decision at a meeting held on May 12, Total said in a statement.
Published on May 27, 2021 02:32 PM IST

Myanmar junta leader casts doubt on return of Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh is keen to see the Rohingya go back to Myanmar from the huge camps (AP Photo, File)
Published on May 24, 2021 04:08 PM IST

Pro-democracy protesters seize police post, kill security forces in Myanmar

People look at thick columns of black smoke from Hkamti, Sagaing, Myanmar.
Published on May 23, 2021 04:32 PM IST
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