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Myanmar: Ousted Government Declares War on Military Junta, Issues State of Emergency
Myanmar’s ousted authorities, the National Unity Government (NUG) declared war on the Tatmadaw, the country's ruling military junta on Tuesday, Sept. 7, while also declaring a nationwide state of emergency. The NUG has called for...
In Myanmar, Civil War Looms as a Dozen Militias Form Alliance to Overthrow Junta
Militia from a dozen different regions of Myanmar have formed an alliance in an attempt to take on the country’s junta, heightening the threat of civil war in the embattled nation, Radio Free Asia (RFA)...
Myanmar Factory Workers Face Difficult Choice; Take the Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine or be Fired
Factory workers in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, are facing a difficult choice; receive the Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine, despite concerns over possible side effects and receive a bonus, or refuse the vaccine and lose their job. ...
Police tape blocks access to a building as part of COVID-19 coronavirus measures in the city of Ruili which borders Myanmar, in China's southwestern Yunnan province on July 5, 2021. - China OUT
China Goes to Great Lengths to Counter Surge of COVID-19 Infections in Yunnan
Ruili, a county-level city of Dehong Prefecture in the west of Yunnan province, China — a major border crossing neighboring Myanmar — has been locked down and subjected to multiple mass nucleic acid testing events...
A soldier stands guard along a road as security forces search for protesters, who had been taking part in a demonstration against the military coup, in Yangon on May 7, 2021. A dead poet’s wife claims she found the organs missing from her husband’s body after it was returned to her by the Tatmadaw.
Poet Protestor Reportedly Found Dead With Organs Missing in Myanmar Clashes
A Burmese poet who spoke out against the Tatmadaw’s takeover of the country has turned up dead with several organs missing after being taken into custody, according to his wife.  Khet Thi, a poet who...
A new report by cyberintelligence firm Cyfirma reveals that Chinese state-backed hackers have attacked the networks of Indian vaccine makers, Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech.
Chinese Hackers Attack Indian Vaccine Makers
A new report by cyber intelligence firm Cyfirma reveals that Chinese state-backed hackers have attacked the networks of Indian vaccine makers, Serum Institute of India (SII), and Bharat Biotech. Under leadership, the Singapore-based cyber firm,...
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What Was China’s Role in the Myanmar Coup?
After Myanmar’s military coup in early February, tensions are running high in the country, with news of casualties from the military’s violent crackdown on civil protests. Burmese media reported that while the U.S. called on...
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is threatening to leverage its position as the world’s only major supplier of rare earth elements in a bid to pressure the United States’ manufacturing of F-35 fighter jets, according to Financial Times.
Beijing may Test US F-35 Fighter Production with Rare Earth Element Restrictions
According to Financial Times, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is threatening to leverage its position as the world’s only major supplier of rare earth elements in a bid to pressure the United States’ manufacturing of...
Myanmar (Burma) military soldiers stand guard after arriving overnight with armoured vehicles on February 15, 2021 near the Central Bank in Yangon, Myanmar.
Coup Against Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Traces Back to Chinese Belt and Road Initiative
Ousted Myanmar democracy leader, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, has been levied with additional charges, according to her lawyer Khin Maung Zaw in comments to reporters on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Khin Maung Zaw says...
Protesters rally against the military coup and arrest of National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar, at Parliament House on February 12, 2021 in Canberra, Australia
Biden Sanctions Tamadaw Leaders, Family Members Over Myanmar Military Coup
International eyes are on the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar after a military takeover that occurred amid allegations of a fraudulent election. The U.S. and the United Nations have labelled the situation a coup d’état,...
Blinken Raises Human Rights Issue on First Call with China
In his first phone call with a Chinese official, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated that the United States is committed to standing up for democratic values and human rights in Tibet, Hong Kong,...
Military Coup in Myanmar: Tatmadaw Claims Constitutional Emergency, Aung San Suu Kyi and NLD Party Under House Arrest
Although military leaders in Burma (Myanmar) asserted for a second time Sunday that no coup was in progress, according to a spokesman for the opposition party, National League for Democracy (NLD), a coup seems to...