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Myanmar Financial Holdings and U.S.-Singapore Contention
April 05, 2022

Myanmar Financial Holdings and U.S.-Singapore Contention

By Drake Tien
Given its financial ties to Myanmar, Singapore's cooperation is vital if the world is to choke off the military junta's revenue streams.

Marking Myanmar Coup Anniversary, Western Governments Target Judiciary With Sanctions
February 01, 2022

Marking Myanmar Coup Anniversary, Western Governments Target Judiciary With Sanctions

By Sebastian Strangio
The coordinated move follows a series of recent convictions against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Myanmar Teak Exports to US Continuing Despite Sanctions: Watchdog
January 12, 2022

Myanmar Teak Exports to US Continuing Despite Sanctions: Watchdog

By Sebastian Strangio
According to Justice for Myanmar, U.S. companies imported nearly 1,600 metric tons of teak between February and December of last year.

US Imposes Arms Embargo on Cambodia, Citing Chinese Military Ties
December 09, 2021

US Imposes Arms Embargo on Cambodia, Citing Chinese Military Ties

By Sebastian Strangio
The largely symbolic move is the latest in a series of measures that the U.S. government has taken in response to Phnom Penh's growing ties with Beijing.

Cambodia Dismisses US Sanctions as ‘Politically Motivated’
November 12, 2021

Cambodia Dismisses US Sanctions as ‘Politically Motivated’

By David Rising and Sopheng Cheang
While U.S. relations with Phnom Penh have long been frosty, new tensions relate to China's construction of facilities at Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base.

US House of Representatives Passes Cambodia Sanctions Bill
September 30, 2021

US House of Representatives Passes Cambodia Sanctions Bill

By Sebastian Strangio
Fresh sanctions could entrench the Cambodian government’s determination to free itself from outside 'interference.'

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Junta
July 05, 2021

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement followed reports that security forces killed at least 25 people in central Myanmar.
UN Security Council Urges Myanmar Junta to Exercise ‘Utmost Restraint’
March 11, 2021

UN Security Council Urges Myanmar Junta to Exercise ‘Utmost Restraint’

By Sebastian Strangio
The move came the day that the U.S. government imposed a third round of sanctions on Myanmar's military.

Myanmar and Biden’s Broken-Down Car Dilemma
February 22, 2021

Myanmar and Biden’s Broken-Down Car Dilemma

By Andrew Samet
The Myanmar coup has posed an early test to the new administration's promise to work with allies to forge an anti-authoritarian front.

US-Myanmar Policy Under Trump in the Spotlight With New Sanctions
July 18, 2019

US-Myanmar Policy Under Trump in the Spotlight With New Sanctions

By Prashanth Parameswaran
New measures announced this week have spotlighted the Trump administration’s approach toward Naypyidaw.

US Announces New Human Rights Sanctions on 3 Senior North Korean Officials
December 11, 2018

US Announces New Human Rights Sanctions on 3 Senior North Korean Officials

By Ankit Panda
The sanctions include Choe Ryong Hae, Kim Jong Un's perceived "number two."
How Did China React to New US Sanctions on Chinese-Owned Enterprises?
August 24, 2017

How Did China React to New US Sanctions on Chinese-Owned Enterprises?

By Charlotte Gao
The U.S. launched a new round of sanctions against Chinese enterprises and individuals with North Korea’s ties.

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