Saturday, April 10, 2021


Chinese warplanes, drones, fly closer to Taiwan in increasing shows of force

China says its activities around Taiwan are aimed at protecting China’s sovereignty.

Myanmar ambassador ‘locked out’ of London embassy

Myanmar's military attaché in London allegedly told the ambassador he was no longer the country's representative.

Defiant Myanmar protesters paint Yangon blood red as military targets celebrities

Authorities have now issued arrest warrants for dozens of celebrities, models and social media influencers, all of whom have spoken out against the coup.

Rebel group says over 12,000 displaced by Myanmar junta air strikes

The Karen National Union, a vocal opponent of the military junta, says it is sheltering hundreds of anti-coup activists.

Junta says Suu Kyi broke secrets law as international pressure rises

International powers have sought to pile pressure on the military by hitting its sprawling business interests, which include the lucrative jade and ruby trade.

Over 40 children killed by Myanmar military, says child rights group

Save the Children says Myanmar is no longer a safe place for children.

Suu Kyi faces court as UN envoy warns of Myanmar civil war

Fears are growing that a broader conflict could erupt in a country plagued for decades by on-off fighting between the military and rebel ethnic armies.

Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

Armed rebel groups are threatening the junta with retaliation if the bloodshed does not stop.

Knickers to that: new Swiss army recruits to get gender-appropriate underwear

The army is launching a drive to become 9% more feminine before the end of the decade.

Myanmar footballer in Malaysia punished over anti-coup salute

Hein Htet Aung, who plays for second-division side Selangor FC II, made the political gesture during a match against PDRM FC in early March.

US suspends Myanmar trade pact after bloodiest weekend

The US says the 2013 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement will remain suspended until democracy is restored.

Thailand denies army forcing back Myanmar refugees escaping air raids

Thai prime minister denies claims that Thailand is supporting the Myanmar junta.

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