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Myanmar Junta Troops Loot Abandoned Magwe Town

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Sept. 23, 2023, 12:02 p.m.

After reportedly suffering heavy losses, the junta launched airstrikes on Kamma town, displacing around 2,000 residents. “Troops are still in the town, breaking into houses and shops and taking valuables,” said a resident sheltering with his family in a Pakokku Township village

Hein Htoo Zan


Myanmar’s Civilian Government Calls on International Community to Help Unseat Junta

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Sept. 23, 2023, 12:01 p.m.

“We strongly urge the international community to support and help with more effective and practical efforts through military, political, economic and diplomatic means,” said the NUG’s statement on Friday.



Shaping the future of Myanmar's heartland: Overcoming challenges in Anyar

Source: Mizzima

Published on Sept. 23, 2023, 11:32 a.m.

The question now looms: Can Anyar's political development substantially influence the trajectory of the resistance movement?

Zaw Tuseng

Opinion paper

Myanmar Junta Massacres Sagaing Resistance Fighters

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Sept. 23, 2023, 11:31 a.m.

Myanmar’s junta killed 24 Sagaing Region resistance fighters and two civilian administrators on Friday evening, according to rebel groups.

Hein Htoo Zan


Minister Marsudi discusses Myanmar issue with ICRC president

Source: ANTARA

Published on Sept. 23, 2023, 11:25 a.m.

Marsudi told Spoljaric that Indonesia, as the 2023 chair of ASEAN, has taken various concrete actions to deal with the Myanmar issue, including by distributing humanitarian aid to the country.



Cancel free movement regime along border with Myanmar, demands Manipur CM

Source: Press Trust of India

Published on Sept. 22, 2023, 11:53 p.m.

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Saturday said that his government has urged the Union Home Ministry to cancel the free movement regime along the India-Myanmar border and complete its fencing.

Press Trust of India


Ethnic Kachin forces and local resistance allies launch three attacks in one day on junta forces in Kachin State

Source: Myanmar Now

Published on Sept. 22, 2023, 11:18 p.m.

The KIA and PDF strike a strategic military camp in Sumprabum Township and a checkpoint and pro-junta militia base in Hpakant

Myanmar Now


Thais have mixed feelings about visa-waiver program for Chinese tourists

Source: Benar News

Published on Sept. 22, 2023, 11:17 p.m.

As the owner of a small business in Chiang Mai, the 32-year-old knows the importance of Chinese travelers for the local economy, but as their numbers have grown so has his frustration with Chinese companies selling low-budget package tours, derided as “zero-dollar” tours.

Wilawan Watcharasakwej, Harry Pear


Over 1,000 Myanmar workers entering China daily under new permit

Source: Radio Free Asia

Published on Sept. 22, 2023, 11:15 p.m.

Border authorities in northern Shan’s Muse city began issuing the 7-day permit earlier this month.

RFA Burmese


Indonesian Foreign Minister: The Rohingya Cry in Silence, We Must Not Remain Silent

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Indonesia

Published on Sept. 22, 2023, 11:06 p.m.

Strong political commitment to resolve this issue is inevitable," said Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi at a Side Event meeting on Rohingya entitled "Have they Forgotten Us? 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Indonesia