Thursday, 25 February 2021
24 Bangladeshis return after serving in Myanmar jails
A total of 24 Bangladeshis who were imprisoned in Myanmar jail returned home Tuesday through the Teknaf border in Cox’s Bazar
20 hours ago
Military coup creates banking woes
Nationwide protests have called for employees -- including bank workers -- to skip work, seizing up a banking sector heavily dominated by the military and its cronies ahead of the monthly payday this ...
20 hours ago
Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after sanctions, mass protest
Myanmar’s military leaders came under renewed pressure at home and abroad Tuesday, with tightened sanctions from Washington and Brussels, and some of the biggest demonstrations against their rule ...
23 Feb 2021, 09:43
Huge anti-coup rallies in Myanmar after junta threat
Tens of thousands of anti-coup protesters rallied across Myanmar again on Monday despite a clear threat from the junta that it was prepared to use lethal force to crush what it branded “anarchy”
22 Feb 2021, 12:55
Two dead as Myanmar police open fire on protesters
At least two were killed in Myanmar's second largest city as security forces fired live rounds on protestors, emergency workers and doctors said Saturday.
20 Feb 2021, 21:42
Minorities protest in show of unity against coup
Myanmar has experienced insurgencies by ethnic minority factions since shortly after its independence from Britain in 1948 and the army has long held itself to be the only institution capable of ...
20 Feb 2021, 11:19
Myanmar has China, ISI linked insurgents: Delhi police
Mentioning seven neighbouring countries -- Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Myanmar, and Bangladesh --, the Delhi Police told newspersons how India faces consistent terror threat ...
20 Feb 2021, 09:32
Britain, Canada impose new sanctions as India agrees on need to restore democracy
The junta has also come under pressure from demonstrations and a civil disobedience campaign that has paralysed much government business
19 Feb 2021, 13:06
Myanmar protester shot in head last week dies: Hospital
Since she was shot, Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing has become a symbol of resistance for protesters, who have wielded massive banners portraying her likeness during demonstrations calling for justice
19 Feb 2021, 12:44
Warrants issued for 6 celebrities as protesters gather again
The street marches have been more peaceful than the bloodily suppressed demonstrations seen during an earlier half century of army rule, but they and the civil disobedience movement have had a ...
18 Feb 2021, 14:51