‘Riding a rollercoaster’ in Myanmar’s post-coup economy

Bangkok/Yangon – For Aung Thet, a successful entrepreneur in Yangon, running a business under Myanmar’s military regime feels like “riding

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Myanmar marks 2 years since military coup with ‘silent strike’

Myanmar marked two years since the military coup with a nationwide “silent strike” on Wednesday. Protesters also held rallies overseas,

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Myanmar anti-coup forces retain optimism in face of air attacks

Resistance to military rule in Myanmar has been defined by optimism. When the military first seized power on February 1,

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China, India firms dropped by Norway fund over Myanmar weapons

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund – the world’s largest – has divested from the two firms over sales of weaponry to

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Cargo ship sinks between Japan, S Korea; 9 still missing

Search and rescue efforts under way after a cargo ship carrying lumber capsizes between Japan and South Korea. Japan and

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Fears of escalation after Myanmar air raids near India border

On the afternoon of January 10, Van Bawi Mang, a member of an armed resistance group fighting against the Myanmar

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Rights group sheds light on Rohingya refugees facing police abuse

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are reportedly facing rampant extortion, harassment and wrongful arrests by an elite police tasked with protecting

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Myanmar jails 112 Rohingya who tried to leave country

State media says group, including children, sent to prison for two to five years for not having documents. Myanmar has

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi faces 33 years in prison after latest sentence

Ousted by the military, Myanmar’s democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi now faces over three decades behind bars after

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US, EU condemn Myanmar’s sentencing of leader Suu Kyi

The United States and the European Union condemned Myanmar’s junta for handing a 33-year prison sentence to ousted leader Aung

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