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Striking Myanmar miners hurt military revenue

Source: IndustriALL

Published on July 30, 2021, 1:51 p.m.

Since the military coup in February, 4,800 miners have been on strike in Monywa township. The solid five-month strike has undermined the revenue of the military regime.


Myanmar Humanitarian Update No. 9 | 30 July 2021

Source: ReliefWeb

Published on July 30, 2021, 11:24 a.m.

This regular update, covering humanitarian developments from 24 June to 27 July, is produced by OCHA Myanmar in collaboration with the Inter-Cluster Coordination Group and UNHCR and WHO. The next update will be issued towards the end of August 2021.

Situation Report | OCHA

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What’s happening in Myanmar, six months after the coup?

Source: Frontier

Published on July 30, 2021, 10:44 a.m.

AFP takes a look at the current state of play inside Myanmar:

Agence France-Presse (AFP)


Myanmar COVID-19 Victims Rely of Neighbors for Help

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on July 30, 2021, 10:42 a.m.

Suffocated by COVID-19 and military rule, residents in Yangon are hanging yellow or white clothes and flags outside their homes to show they are infected and need help.



The Tatmadaw's Attempts to Legalize Its Human Rights Violations

Source: Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)

Published on July 30, 2021, 10:38 a.m.

The analysis of this brief is limited in scope. The four amendments examined in this brief, outlined in Section 3 (Overview of Selected Amendments), were selected based on their prominence in the news at the time that the concept of this brief was conceived in early March 2021.


Opinion paper

WB for Rohingya integration in Bangladesh, MOFA rejects move

Source: The Daily Star

Published on July 30, 2021, 10:33 a.m.

The foreign ministry rejected a move of the World Bank seeking Bangladesh to engage in an initiative to work out ways to ensure granting the Rohingya people of Myanmar more rights including procuring lands, living in places of their choice while enjoying total freedom of movement in the host country.

Shahidul Islam Chowdhury


ASEAN hopes to reach decision on Myanmar envoy next week: Brunei FM

Source: The Scoop

Published on July 30, 2021, 10:29 a.m.

ASEAN foreign ministers will meet virtually on Monday to finalise selection of a special envoy to Myanmar, Brunei’s second minister of foreign affairs said Wednesday.

Ain Bandial


PTTEP pressing on in Myanmar despite delays

Source: Energy Voice

Published on July 30, 2021, 10:24 a.m.

Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) is managing to maintain its upstream oil and gas production obligations in Myanmar despite recent turbulence in the country that has delayed some activities.

Damon Evans


Japan's Motegi opposes Myanmar military's nullification of poll results

Source: Kyodo News

Published on July 30, 2021, 10:23 a.m.

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi expressed his opposition Friday to the nullification of the November general election results by Myanmar's military government reported by a state media.


Myanmar democracy movement moves out of jailed Suu Kyi's shadow

Source: France24

Published on July 30, 2021, 10:19 a.m.

"We're on strike not because of the NLD, but because we don't want our next generation to live under the military like we did," a 33-year-old doctor -- fired after joining protests -- told AFP.

Agence France-Presse (AFP)