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Dhaka concerned by Rohingyas coming to Bangladesh from India

Source: Dhaka Tribune

Published on May 18, 2022, 10:16 a.m.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said a good number of Rohingyas are coming to Bangladesh from India through fence areas in recent times, which he sees as a matter of concern.

United News of Bangladesh (UNB)

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Saifuddin meets Japan’s Special Envoy for National Reconciliation in Myanmar

Source: The Edge Markets

Published on May 18, 2022, 10:07 a.m.

“It is encouraging to hear from Tan Sri Yohei that Japan stands ready to support ASEAN in implementing the Five-Point Consensus (5PCs) and engaging all stakeholders within Myanmar in restoring peace and democracy,” he tweeted. 

Bernama

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Myanmar’s Democratic Movement Is As Strong As The Junta Is Brutal

Source: Australian Institute of International Affairs

Published on May 18, 2022, 10:04 a.m.

With unceasing brutality by the junta, and an increasingly engaged China and India, deferring to languishing ASEAN efforts has proved ineffective to support conflict transformation in Myanmar. Australia could, but is not yet, stepping up diplomatically.

Dr Tun-Aung Shwe

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‘Godfather’ of Myanmar’s crony capitalists dies

Source: Asia Times

Published on May 18, 2022, 9:41 a.m.

Myanmar’s foremost beverage and media tycoon Thein Tun, who was once seen as a “godfather” in the old world of crony business, has died aged 85.

Dominic Oo

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Only 67 students enrol at Hinthada Technological University for 2022-23 academic year

Source: Mizzima

Published on May 18, 2022, 9:28 a.m.

“There is no proper University education system for the students, I don’t want the students to go to University…. The military regime only wanted to open the schools so that they could pretend they have an effective administration.

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Myanmar Church seeks help for increasing number of IDPs

Source: Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN)

Published on May 18, 2022, 9:23 a.m.

Catholic officials call for much-needed assistance as humanitarian crisis looms in Christian stronghold Kayah state

UCA News reporter, Mandalay

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Myanmar Fuel Importers Blame Shortages on Junta Dollar Controls

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on May 18, 2022, 9:13 a.m.

“Imports have almost halved. Major importers now only try to keep the pumps working and they can’t sell fuel to the wholesale market like before,” said the manager.

Irrawaddy

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Myanmar NLD Members, Relatives Live in Fear of Attack by Pro-Junta Terror Group

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on May 18, 2022, 9:11 a.m.

Following death threats and deadly attacks against them by a pro-regime vigilante group, members of Myanmar’s ousted National League for Democracy (NLD)—including high-profile ones—and their families have been forced into hiding or have fled the country for their safety.

Irrawaddy

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Military-Owned Corporation Fails to Pay Dividends to Myanmar Troops

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on May 18, 2022, 9:07 a.m.

The regime is more than seven months in arrears in paying dividends from the military-owned Myanma Economic Holdings Limited (MEHL), according to military personnel.

Irrawaddy

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Inside the junta’s war on student unions

Source: Frontier Myanmar

Published on May 18, 2022, 8:26 a.m.

Mysterious associations have been replacing independent student unions, which have long played an active role in the pro-democracy movement.

Frontier

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