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Myanmar Junta Decries Exclusion of Coup Leader From ASEAN Summit
October 25, 2021

Myanmar Junta Decries Exclusion of Coup Leader From ASEAN Summit

By Sebastian Strangio
After initially appearing to take ASEAN's decision on the chin, the military government has stiffened its position.

US Leadership Could Change Course of Myanmar’s Human Rights Crisis
October 22, 2021

US Leadership Could Change Course of Myanmar’s Human Rights Crisis

By Carolyn Nash
A U.S.-led coalition that intensifies this pressure could change the course of Myanmar’s protracted human rights disaster. 
Malaysian FM Calls for ‘Soul-Searching’ Over ASEAN Non-Interference
October 22, 2021

Malaysian FM Calls for ‘Soul-Searching’ Over ASEAN Non-Interference

By Sebastian Strangio
Saifuddin Abdullah says the Southeast Asian bloc has to fundamentally rethink its approach to the crisis in Myanmar.

Does It Matter If Myanmar’s Junta Leader Is Banned From the ASEAN Summit?
October 22, 2021

Does It Matter If Myanmar’s Junta Leader Is Banned From the ASEAN Summit?

By David Hutt
Despite uninviting Min Aung Hlaing from the summit, it remains unclear whether the Southeast Asian bloc has a longer-term plan.

US, Thailand Mull Crossborder Myanmar Aid Delivery Plan
October 21, 2021

US, Thailand Mull Crossborder Myanmar Aid Delivery Plan

By Sebastian Strangio
The presence of an established humanitarian presence makes the Thai-Myanmar border a logical conduit for aid.

What’s the Deal With Myanmar’s New Coast Guard?
October 21, 2021

What’s the Deal With Myanmar’s New Coast Guard?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Though the new service marks the realization of a years-long quest, many questions remain about its future direction and evolution.

Myanmar Junta Asks Telenor Executives Not to Leave the Country
October 21, 2021

Myanmar Junta Asks Telenor Executives Not to Leave the Country

By Sebastian Strangio
The Norwegian telecoms firm is awaiting regulatory approval for the sale of its Myanmar operation.
Investors Spooked by Myanmar Crisis as Economy Braces for Free Fall
October 20, 2021

Investors Spooked by Myanmar Crisis as Economy Braces for Free Fall

By Dominic Oo and John Liu
The February coup has rapidly unwound a decade of economic progress, while foreign investors are headed for the exits.

Myanmar Junta Releases Thousands Detained for Anti-Coup Protests
October 20, 2021

Myanmar Junta Releases Thousands Detained for Anti-Coup Protests

By Sebastian Strangio
The move followed on the heels of ASEAN's decision to uninvite regime chief Min Aung Hlaing from its upcoming summit.

Myanmar Opposition Welcomes ASEAN’s Exclusion of Junta Leader
October 19, 2021

Myanmar Opposition Welcomes ASEAN’s Exclusion of Junta Leader

By Sebastian Strangio
The decision reflects the Southeast Asian bloc's increasing frustration with Myanmar's military administration.

Army, Police Defections Growing, Claims Myanmar Shadow Government
October 18, 2021

Army, Police Defections Growing, Claims Myanmar Shadow Government

By Sebastian Strangio
The claim comes amid an intensifying armed struggle against the military junta that seized power in February.
ASEAN to Exclude Myanmar’s Leader From Summit in Key Rebuke
October 16, 2021

ASEAN to Exclude Myanmar’s Leader From Summit in Key Rebuke

By Eileen Ng
The move follows the military government's repeated stalling and lack of cooperation on the implementation of a regional peace plan.

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