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Myanmar's Suu Kyi charged with bribery as new trial opens

May 03, 2022 8:58 am

Suu Kyi's supporters and human rights groups have said the cases against her are an attempt to discredit her and legitimise the military's seizure of power, eliminating the possibility of her taking part in a possible 2023 election.

China to back military-ruled Myanmar regardless of situation

April 02, 2022 7:13 pm

In return for Chinese diplomatic support and material assistance, Myanmar has been a loyal ally of Beijing within a 10-member regional bloc, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Myanmar piles on 11th corruption charge against Suu Kyi

February 04, 2022 6:03 pm

The Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper reported that Suu Kyi was being charged under the Anti-Corruption Law covering bribery, which carries a maximum prison term of 15 years.

Myanmar women take the lead in resisting the military

February 02, 2022 10:49 pm

The protests are life-threatening, as the security forces often shoot without warning, or drive their vehicles into the demonstrators. Videos posted on social media clearly show that women are always on the frontline.

Death, danger, despair: A year in Myanmar under the military

January 30, 2022 3:54 pm

Since Myanmar's military dismissed the results of the country's democratic election and seized power on February 1, 2021, peaceful nationwide protests and violent crackdowns by security forces have spiralled into a nationwide humanitarian crisis.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 more years in prison

January 10, 2022 11:09 am

Suu Kyi was convicted last month on two other charges and given a four-year prison sentence, which was then halved by the head of the military-installed government.

Myanmar rebels bury more than 30 people killed in 'barbaric' attack

December 30, 2021 2:53 pm

Photographs that media posted online showed KNDF members burying the remains in graves lined with concrete blocks. Flowers were scattered over the bodies and candles lit beside the graves.

Mending fences

December 25, 2021 9:24 am

🔴 Foreign secretary's visit showcases Delhi's careful balancing act on Myanmar, lays out the challenge

Shringla visits Myanmar today in first outreach after coup

December 22, 2021 8:45 am

This will be Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla's first visit to the country since the coup in February this year.

Myanmar court postpones latest Aung San Suu Kyi verdict

December 20, 2021 6:02 pm

Suu Kyi was accused of importing and possessing walkie-talkies without following official procedures.


Myanmar protesters defy curfew; media outlets ordered shut

March 09, 2021 6:15 pm

The night's street protests began after police cordoned off part of Yangon's Sanchaung neighborhood and were believed to be conducting door-to-door searches for those who fled attacks by security forces to seek shelter in the homes of sympathetic strangers.

Myanmar security forces disperse anti-coup protesters

February 26, 2021 5:26 pm

Security forces in Myanmar's largest city of Yangon have fired warning shots and beat truncheons against their shields while moving to disperse more than 1,000 anti-coup protesters today.

Myanmar jails Reuters journalists for 7 years amid global outrage

September 04, 2018 1:04 pm

A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday on charges of illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation.

Modi in Myanmar: Photos of PM's meet with Aung San Suu Kyi, Htin Kyaw

September 06, 2017 11:37 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning met Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi post which the two leaders issued a joint statement to the media. Modi said the two neighbouring countries had similar security concerns and that it was important for them to work together.

When Barack Obama planted a kiss on Aung San Suu Kyi's cheek

November 14, 2014 2:26 pm

The amity between the USA and Myanmar was on a new high when the US President Barack Obama met Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu today in Yangon, Myanmar on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit.


Aung San Suu Kyi holds massive election rally in Yangon

November 02, 2015 11:44 am

Aung San Suu Kyi held her biggest rally yet ahead of Myammar’s November 8 election.