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Malaysian FM Meets With Counterpart from Myanmar Opposition Movement
May 17, 2022

Malaysian FM Meets With Counterpart from Myanmar Opposition Movement

By Sebastian Strangio
The meeting could mark a turning-point in the bloc's approach to the ongoing conflict in its errant member-state.

Malaysian FM Says ASEAN Envoy ‘Welcomes’ Idea of Engaging Myanmar’s NUG
May 12, 2022

Malaysian FM Says ASEAN Envoy ‘Welcomes’ Idea of Engaging Myanmar’s NUG

By Sebastian Strangio
Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah continues to push for a reassessment of ASEAN's stalled approach to the country's crisis.
The Tangled Politics of Humanitarian Aid in Post-Coup Myanmar
May 05, 2022

The Tangled Politics of Humanitarian Aid in Post-Coup Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
ASEAN has come under fire over a plan to channel its humanitarian assistance via the country's military junta.

Myanmar Junta Rejects Suggestion that ASEAN Engage Shadow Government
May 04, 2022

Myanmar Junta Rejects Suggestion that ASEAN Engage Shadow Government

By Sebastian Strangio
The response reveals once again the coup government's lack of interest in implementing the Southeast Asian bloc's peace plan.

Cambodian PM Pushes Myanmar Junta to Grant Envoy Access to Aung San Suu Kyi
May 03, 2022

Cambodian PM Pushes Myanmar Junta to Grant Envoy Access to Aung San Suu Kyi

By Sebastian Strangio
Special Envoy Prak Sokhonn could undertake his next mission to the crisis-hit country as early as late May.

Malaysia to Propose ASEAN Contacts With Myanmar’s Shadow Government
May 02, 2022

Malaysia to Propose ASEAN Contacts With Myanmar’s Shadow Government

By Sebastian Strangio
The Malaysian Foreign Minister has again lamented the junta's lack of cooperation in the implementation of the Southeast Asian bloc's peace plan.

Malaysian FM Admits Contacts With Myanmar Opposition Shadow Government
April 27, 2022

Malaysian FM Admits Contacts With Myanmar Opposition Shadow Government

By Sebastian Strangio
Saifuddin Abdullah's announcement marked the first time that an ASEAN government has admitted to contacts with the opposition National Unity Government.
Time for the International Community to Abandon the ASEAN Consensus on Myanmar
April 24, 2022

Time for the International Community to Abandon the ASEAN Consensus on Myanmar

By Salai Za Uk Ling
ASEAN’s approach to Myanmar hasn't made any progress. The world must stop pretending it will.

UN, ASEAN Special Envoys on Myanmar Meet in Phnom Penh
April 01, 2022

UN, ASEAN Special Envoys on Myanmar Meet in Phnom Penh

By Sebastian Strangio
The talks highlighted just how many obstacles are strewn along the path toward a resolution to the country's crisis.

Myanmar Coup Leader Pledges to ‘Annihilate’ Those Opposing his Government
March 28, 2022

Myanmar Coup Leader Pledges to ‘Annihilate’ Those Opposing his Government

By Sebastian Strangio
Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing's comments came on the anniversary of the bloodiest crackdown on those protesting last February's coup.

Japan and Australia Should Sanction the Myanmar Military
March 26, 2022

Japan and Australia Should Sanction the Myanmar Military

By Elaine Pearson and Teppei Kasai
Betting on ASEAN’s fruitless diplomacy undermines international action.
ASEAN Special Envoy Sees Minor Progress in Myanmar Mission
March 23, 2022

ASEAN Special Envoy Sees Minor Progress in Myanmar Mission

By Sopheng Cheang
During his visit, Prak Sokhonn met with senior junta leaders, ASEAN diplomats, and U.N. officials, as well as a prominent pro-democracy activist.

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