Myanmar's military is losing ground against coordinated nationwide attacks, buoying opposition hopes
A major offensive against Myanmar's military-run government by an alliance of three militias of ethnic minorities has been moving at lightning speed, inspiring resistance forces around the country to attack.
In Myanmar, a Facebook post deemed inflammatory led to an ex-minister's arrest
A former high-profile Myanmar army officer who had served as information minister and presidential spokesperson in a previous military-backed government has been arrested and charged with spreading false or inflammatory news.
Myanmar's jailed former leader Aung San Suu Kyi is ailing but is denied care outside prison
Myanmar’s imprisoned former leader, Aung San Suu Kyi is suffering from symptoms of low blood pressure including dizziness and loss of appetite, but is being denied treatment at qualified facilities outside the prison system.
Myanmar won't be allowed to lead Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2026, in blow to generals
Myanmar won’t take over the rotating leadership of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as scheduled in 2026, in the latest blow to efforts by its ruling generals to gain international recognition after violently seizing power in 2021.
Myanmar's military-led government extends state of emergency, forcing delay in promised election
Myanmar’s military-controlled government has extended the state of emergency it imposed when the army seized power from an elected government 2 1/2 years ago, forcing a further delay in elections it promised when it took over.
Myanmar's military plans to move Suu Kyi to house arrest, according to unofficial reports
Reports from Myanmar say its military-controlled government plans to transfer the country’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi from a prison in the capital of Naypyitaw to home confinement as part of an act of of clemency to be granted prisoners next week.
Thai diplomat meets with Suu Kyi in detention in Myanmar and says she wants to join talks on crisis
Thailand’s top diplomat says he met with ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in detention over the weekend and she conveyed her openness to engage in talks to resolve the crisis in her strife-torn nation.
Myanmar violence and sea disputes to dominate ASEAN talks joined by US, Russian and Chinese envoys
Myanmar’s prolonged civil strife, tensions in the disputed South China Sea and concern over arms buildups in the region are expected to dominate the agenda when Southeast Asia’s top diplomats gather for talks this week in Indonesia.
Myanmar junta dissolves Suu Kyi's party, much of opposition
Myanmar’s military governmenttook another major step in its ongoing attempts to cripple its political opponents on Wednesday , dissolving dozens of opposition parties including that of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi for failing to meet a registration deadline ahead of elections.
UN court hearings set to resume into Rohingya genocide case
An international case accusing Myanmar of genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority is returning to the United Nations’ highest court amid questions over whether the country’s military rulers should even be allowed to represent the Southeast Asian nation.
New Zealand won't engage Myanmar in largest free trade bloc
New Zealand says it will not deal with Myanmar under a major 15-nation trade agreement, the world’s largest that took effect this year, citing the deadly violence and democratic setbacks in the Southeast Asian country after the military seized power.