News Updates

Bi-Weekly Updates on Current Situation in Myanmar (18-12-2023 to 31-12-2023)

Two years and eleven months ago, on 1 February 2021, the Myanmar military launched an illegal coup, overthrowing the civilian government and unlawfully detaining State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, President U Win Myint, along with other senior government officials, parliamentarians, and activists. Since then, the military has disregarded the wishes of the Myanmar people, plunging the country into turmoil and inflicting suffering through its inhumane and disproportionate actions.

Bi-Weekly Updates on Current Situation in Myanmar (18-12-2023 to 31-12-2023)

Two years and eleven months ago, on 1 February 2021, the Myanmar military launched an illegal coup, overthrowing the civilian government and unlawfully detaining State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, President U Win Myint, along with other senior government officials, parliamentarians, and activists. Since then, the military has disregarded the wishes of the Myanmar people, plunging the country into turmoil and inflicting suffering through its inhumane and disproportionate actions.

Four Reasons Why Junta Will Be Sole Beneficiary of Thai-Myanmar Taskforce

The first 100 days of the new Thai government have seen Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin repeatedly emphasize plans for “economic diplomacy” with foreign nations, but much still remains unclear about how Thailand will deal with the crisis in Myanmar, its neighbor with the longest shared border. Despite Srettha mentioning his administration’s commitment to taking a leading role on Myanmar, the lack of a clear policy direction will undermine Thailand’s effort to restore its status as a regional kingpin.

Four Reasons Why Junta Will Be Sole Beneficiary of Thai-Myanmar Taskforce

The first 100 days of the new Thai government have seen Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin repeatedly emphasize plans for “economic diplomacy” with foreign nations, but much still remains unclear about how Thailand will deal with the crisis in Myanmar, its neighbor with the longest shared border. Despite Srettha mentioning his administration’s commitment to taking a leading role on Myanmar, the lack of a clear policy direction will undermine Thailand’s effort to restore its status as a regional kingpin.

China Asks Citizens To Evacuate Myanmar Border Area Over Security Risks

China’s embassy in Myanmar has asked its citizens to leave a border district in Myanmar as soon as possible, citing security risks.


Scholarship on Myanmar

Dig deeper into Myanmar using our customised thematic tags.

Sign up to our newsletter

Submit your email to get newsletter.