• 19 May, 2022
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Myanmar resistance urges West to provide arms for fight against junta

(Reuters) - The defence chief of Myanmar's shadow government has called for international help to arm its resistance forces fighting the ruling military, requesting support similar to that being given…

Malaysia foreign minister meets counterpart from Myanmar shadow govt in Washington

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah met his counterpart from Myanmar's National Unity Government (NUG), a shadow administration outlawed by the ruling military junta, in the group's…

Cambodia PM appeals to Myanmar junta for access to Suu Kyi

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's prime minister has urged Myanmar's top general to allow a special Southeast Asian envoy access to ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in his strongest…

Myanmar New Year celebrations dampened by protests, boycotts

(Reuters) - Opponents of military rule in Myanmar have urged residents to boycott the country's traditional New Year celebrations, as activists and Buddhist monks defied security forces by staging small…

Myanmar : Complicated Politics

What we see happening in the Myanmar of today and the Burma of the yesteryears is a prolongation of the trends that had set in while General Aung San was…

By Preet Malik

Frustration in Myanmar over ASEAN envoy’s peace mission

(Reuters) - Small protests took place in military-ruled Myanmar on Tuesday against a visit by a Southeast Asian envoy, whose peace mission has been derided by critics as a failure…

Rohingya Genocide by Myanmar Army – The US Perspective

The Biden administration has formally determined that violence committed against the Rohingya minority by Myanmar's military amounts to genocide and crimes against humanity, a move that advocates say should bolster…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

ASEAN envoy seeking favourable conditions for Myanmar peace process

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Southeast Asian special envoy will visit Myanmar next week, his office said on Friday, to lay the groundwork for a peace process that its ruling…

Exclusive-UK urges ex-Myanmar ambassador to leave London home citing junta ‘pressure’

By John Geddie and Poppy McPherson LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has urged Myanmar's former ambassador to leave the official London residence where he has continued to live since he was…

U.S. to invite ‘non-political’ Myanmar representative to summit with ASEAN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it would follow the lead of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) by inviting a non-political representative from military-ruled Myanmar…

Myanmar junta urges ASEAN envoy not to engage with ‘terrorist’ groups

(Reuters) - Myanmar's military government has criticised calls for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' special envoy to the conflict-torn country to meet bodies that oppose last year's coup, which…

Factbox-ASEAN’s five-point peace agreement on the crisis in Myanmar

(Reuters) - Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have urged Myanmar's military to follow a five-point "consensus" https://bit.ly/3sN12mn it agreed to last year at a crisis meeting…