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Myanmar Conflict: Asean needs to be wise to avoid interference by outside powers - Zambry

Source: Bernama

Published on March 20, 2023, 3:36 p.m.

Asean should continue with efforts to resolve the conflict in Myanmar in a wise and cautious manner in order to maintain stability in the region, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Zambry Abdul Kadir.



US startup launches e-pharmacy platform in Myanmar

Source: Tech in Asia

Published on March 20, 2023, 3:33 p.m.

In Myanmar, 70% of the population live in rural areas that lack proper access to healthcare. The country, however, has a surprisingly high smartphone penetration of nearly 134%

Miguel Cordon


US keen to sync with Asean on worsening crisis in Myanmar; top official warns of danger of failed state

Source: Straits Times

Published on March 20, 2023, 3:31 p.m.

Myanmar’s internal conflict and its spillover effects, triggered by the military’s coup d’etat just over two years ago, will be a particular focus in an upcoming trip to the Asean region this week by top US State Department official Derek Chollet.

Nirmal Ghosh


HRC52: Statement on Myanmar

Source: GOV.UK

Published on March 20, 2023, 3:29 p.m.

The UK's Ambassador to the WTO and UN in Geneva, Simon Manley, delivered this statement on Myanmar at the 52nd session of the UN Human Rights Council.

Speech | Simon Manley, UK's Ambassador to the WTO and UN in Geneva

Opinion paper

U.N. expert calls for coordinated action against Myanmar junta

Source: Reuters

Published on March 20, 2023, 3:27 p.m.

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar on Monday called on the international community to coordinate sanctions to counter the abuses perpetrated by the southeast Asian country's military.



Indaw PDF members quit over punishment of squadron commander

Source: Myanmar Now

Published on March 20, 2023, 3:25 p.m.

Accusations of corruption have also been made against those behind the decision to place the squadron commander under house arrest

Nyein Swe


Myanmar army seizes tens of thousands of dollars worth of weapons in raid on PDF base in southern Sagaing

Source: Myanmar Now

Published on March 20, 2023, 3:23 p.m.

Two Myanmar army columns raided a base of the anti-junta People’s Defence Force (PDF) in Sagaing Region’s Myaung Township last week, seizing 100m kyat (US$47,800) worth of weapons and ammunition, according to a statement by the resistance group. 

Moe Oo


UN: Ongoing digital dictatorship in Myanmar

Source: Article 19

Published on March 20, 2023, 3:19 p.m.

Since the coup, the military has issued internet shutdowns in all 330 townships, with more than 50 townships cut off for more than a year to date.

Article 19


Over 100 Regime Soldiers Killed In Southern Shan State

Source: Kantarawaddy Times

Published on March 20, 2023, 3:11 p.m.

More than 100 government soldiers were killed after six columns launched offensives against a consortium of armed groups opposing the dictatorship in southern Shan State, according to Khun Be Du, the chair of the Karenni Nationalities Defence Force (KNDF).

Kantarawaddy Times


Myanmar's displaced close to Thai border dig to safety from junta air strikes

Source: Bangkok Post

Published on March 20, 2023, 3 p.m.

At a makeshift camp for Myanmar's displaced people, two young men hack away at the red earth with a hoe and machete to build a bunker before the next junta shelling or air raid. 

Agence France-Presse (AFP)