Myanmar

Not even Superman can fix Myanmar crisis, says regional envoy to Myanmar   

The 10-country ASEAN has spearheaded so far fruitless efforts to resolve the turmoil and acknowledged in a joint statement on Friday the lack of progress around a five-point crisis resolution plan.

published on : 6th August 2022

ASEAN condemns lack of peace progress in coup-hit Myanmar  

The 10-member bloc -- spearheading so far fruitless efforts to resolve the turmoil -- issued a joint statement after foreign minister talks in Phnom Penh.

published on : 5th August 2022

Myanmar charges Japanese journalist Toru Kubota with spreading fake news

Friends of Kubota in Japan on Wednesday called for his immediate release, and an online petition has collected more than 41,000 signatures demanding his freedom.

published on : 4th August 2022

ASEAN warns Myanmar against more executions

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are discussing how to address the growing crisis in Myanmar at talks in Phnom Penh.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Russia backs Myanmar junta's efforts to 'stabilise' country, hold elections

The Southeast Asian nation has been in turmoil since the putsch last year, with the junta accused by rights groups of committing war crimes as it struggles to crush resistance to its rule.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov arrives in Myanmar for talks with junta

Sergei Lavrov's visit comes after the junta sparked renewed international outrage last week when it announced it had executed four prisoners.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Why hasn’t India come out strongly against execution of political prisoners in Myanmar?

Sources said criticising the junta will only push it closer to China and some upcoming Indian projects shielded by Myanmar can also be in jeopardy.

published on : 29th July 2022

Executed Myanmar prisoners deserved 'many death sentences', claims junta spokesman

Phyo Zeya Thaw, a former lawmaker from Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy was sentenced to death in January for offences under anti-terrorism laws.

published on : 26th July 2022

Myanmar court rules Suu Kyi bribery trial can continue

A legal official who is familiar with Suu Kyi's cases said she was formally indicted on Monday on two corruption counts on charges of allegedly receiving USD 550,000 in bribes in 2019 and 2020.

published on : 26th July 2022

India-Singapore submarine cable system to have landing point at Santhome beach

Of the total length of the international undersea cable system, 523.50 km will be laid along the Tamil Nadu coastal waters about 12 nautical miles off shore.

published on : 26th July 2022

Myanmar junta executes former lawmaker, three others for allegedly leading brutal and inhumane terror acts

The Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper said," The executions were carried out under the prison's procedure without saying when or how the men were killed."

published on : 25th July 2022

UN court rejects Myanmar challenge to genocide case

The decision paves the way for full hearings at the court on allegations over a bloody 2017 crackdown on the Rohingya by majority-Buddhist Myanmar.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Wary of illegal foreign immigrants, Manipur tribal groups demand NRC

The controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) now resonates in Manipur that shares a border with Myanmar.

published on : 15th July 2022

Sec 144 CrPC clamped in Moreh, Myanmar yet to hand over bodies of two Tamils

The protestors crossed over the porous international border and torched a vacant sentry post of Myanmar Army. They also pelted stones targetting the houses of Myanmar residents.

published on : 7th July 2022

Talks underway to open India & Myanmar trade

The three main trading camps on the India-Myanmar border are Tamu Trading Camps, Reed Trading Camps and Thani Talang Camp.

published on : 6th July 2022

Two Tamils shot dead in Myanmar

“They entered Myanmar unexpectedly. The Myanmar Army might have suspected them to be spies and shot them dead. There is a killing every day by the Army in this part of Myanmar,” the Tamil Sangam said.

published on : 6th July 2022

Cambodia's foreign minister to make second visit to Myanmar as ASEAN special envoy

State-run television MRTV reported that the minister Prak Sokhonn and his party were welcomed by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after their arrival in Yangon on Wednesday.

published on : 30th June 2022

Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved from house arrest to solitary confinement in prison

Since her ouster in a coup last year, Suu Kyi had been under house arrest at an undisclosed location in Naypyidaw, accompanied by several domestic staff and her dog, according to sources.

published on : 23rd June 2022

India, Myanmar land route trade likely to reopen after a gap of 2 years

Trade is likely to resume from Moreh (110 km from Imphal,  Manipur) Tamu border. A formal notification on resumption of trade is awaited and could come through any day now, say sources.

published on : 20th June 2022

India-Asean meet to be held sans Myanmar foreign minister

India will host the Asean Foreign ministers meet on June 16 and 17, without inviting the foreign minister of Myanmar, Wunna Maung Lwin.

published on : 10th June 2022
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