Friday, June 18, 2021

Myanmar

Myanmar village burned down in clashes with military

Some reports say the fire was so large it was recorded by Nasa's satellite fire-tracking system.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi goes on trial for sedition in junta court

If convicted on all counts, the Nobel laureate and democracy icon, 75, could be jailed for more than a decade.

Junta Myanmar tahan 638 suspek didakwa cetus keganasan, miliki senjata api

Sebanyak 50 senjata api, 2,502 peluru pelbagai jenis, 914 senapang buatan sendiri, 5,947 bom dan periuk api buatan sendiri selain peralatan berkaitan turut dirampas.

12 killed in Myanmar military plane crash

The crash has been blamed on 'bad weather'.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hit with fresh corruption charges

State-run media say the Anti-Corruption Commission found evidence that she had committed 'corruption using her rank'.

Myanmar junta demands international doctors stop caring for sick in south

Almost all public medical facilities across Myanmar have been closed in the wake of the Feb 1 coup.

Dozens of Rohingya refugees land off Indonesian coast

It is not clear if the group will be allowed to stay, but previous migrants have been placed in refugee camps.

Southeast Asian nations oppose UN arms embargo on Myanmar

Human Rights Watch denounces Asean for lobbying to remove the arms embargo provision from the UN resolution.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi defiant in first comments since coup

She says her National League for Democracy party will exist as long as people exist because it was founded for the people.

More than 125,000 Myanmar teachers suspended for opposing military coup

Around 19,500 university staff have also been suspended, according to the teachers' group.

Myanmar junta fires protesting diplomats in Tokyo, report says

A Japanese government spokesman says the Myanmar embassy has told the foreign ministry that diplomatic visas for the pair will no longer be valid.

Don’t despair in the face of evil, Pope tells Myanmar community

Francis also denounces the renewed violent conflict between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza.

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