Posts Tagged ‘Myanmar’

Myanmar’s Military Seizes Power In Coup, Detains Civilian Leader, Aung Son Suu Kyi

After several days of rising tensions over the results of the Country’s recent election, Myanmar’s military has taken charge of the country from its civilian-run government. According to reports, President Win Myint and other members of the National League of Democracy were arrested at their residences in the capital Naypyidaw early on Monday. The report […]

WHO Shares Practical “Anti #COVID19” Measures From Several Countries.

The World Health Organization on Thursday published tips from six nations towards the defeat of the raging Coronavirus pandemic. “At today’s WHO Member States Information Session, the following Health Ministers and Representatives are sharing #COVID19 response experiences”, WHO revealed in a social media message. The nations were chosen to encompass a large proportion the global […]

At Least 12 fleeing Rohingya Refugees, including Children die in Boat Mishap; Scores still Missing

At least 12 Rohingya refugees, most of them children, drowned and scores more were missing Monday after their overloaded boat capsized in the latest tragedy to strike those fleeing violence in Myanmar, the AFP Reports. Authorities in Bangladesh said the boat was carrying between 60 and 100 people when it overturned and sank late Sunday […]

OP-ED| Suu Kyi and the Burmese “Spring” By Reuben Abati

Aung San Suu Kyi writes in Letters from Burma:  “I have never ceased to be moved by the sense of the world lying quiescent and vulnerable, waiting to be awakened by the light of the new day quivering just beyond the horizon…”  That new day and awakening arrived on November 8 on Burma’s (Myanmar) 2015 […]