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2021-10-27: (Agence France-Presse, Washington, 26) The White House said that US President Biden today condemned the Burmese military coup and "appalling violence" at the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders 」. Biden delivered a speech at the online Summit, expressing solemn concern about the military coup in Myanmar and the appalling violence in its territory, and called on the Myanmar military regime to immediately end the violence and release those who have been illegally detained, and rebuild Myanmar's path to democracy. Brunei is the rotating presidency of the ASEAN Leaders Summit. The ASEAN countries to 15th day of this month decision excludes Burma's military leaders Min Aung Hlaing attended the summit for the response to the Myanmar military Feb between seized… [Read more]
2021-10-26: The 38th and 39th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states (hereinafter referred to as the ASEAN Summit), which was affected by the Covid epidemic, on October 26, local time, it was hosted and opened by Brunei, the current chairman of ASEAN. Since the Burmese military government did not send representatives to participate in the summit, this move has caused severe criticism from ASEAN Member States. Cambodia will take over the rotating presidency of ASEAN next year. Prime Minister Hun Sen criticized that ASEAN did not expel Myanmar from the framework of the alliance. It was Myanmar who gave up its rights and caused ASEAN to be in a state of lack of one country. At an "emergency meeting" held on October 15, ASEAN made a decision to exclude Burmese… [Read more]
2021-10-26: (Zaobao News) The White House said that President Biden condemned Myanmar's military coup and "terrible violence" at a summit with ASEAN leaders on Tuesday (26th) ". Speaking at The Online Summit, Biden said Biden, speaking at the online summit, "expressed grave concern about the military coup in Myanmar and the terrible violence, and called on the country's military regime to end the violence immediately, release those who have been unjustly detained and restore the path to democracy in Myanmar." The foreign ministers of ASEAN member states previously held a special meeting on October 15 and decided not to invite Myanmar military leader Min Aung Lai to attend the ASEAN summit. The Myanmar Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying that Myanmar's absence from the summit is not to… [Read more]
2021-10-26: (Zaobao News) Myanmar's ruling military government said on Tuesday (26th) that it will not participate in the regional summit because ASEAN did not invite its government officials. Myanmar's Foreign Ministry issued a statement on the first night of the summit, saying: "Myanmar is absent from the ASEAN summit due to the rejection of heads of state or government or their ministerial representatives, there is no intention to protest or boycott ASEAN." ASEAN leaders severely criticized Myanmar for not sending representatives from the country at the regional summit. ASEAN has said it will accept non-political figures from Myanmar, but Myanmar's military junta rejected that on Monday, saying it only agreed to the presence of its leader or a minister. [Read more]
2021-10-26: The ASEAN Summit kicked off on October 26 in Brunei, the rotating ASEAN presidency. Due to the epidemic, the two-year ASEAN summit was held once this year at the end of October, the most interesting focus of the summit is that the leader of the Myanmar military government Aung Minlai was refused to attend the summit. This is an unprecedented event in the history of ASEAN, and the Myanmar issue has therefore become the focus of the ASEAN summit. In addition, at today's opening meeting, US President Biden will attend the Network Meeting. This is the first time since 2017 that a US president personally attends the ASEAN summit. Obviously, Myanmar, which is absent from the meeting, will become the focus of this ASEAN summit. Interestingly, the report of China's Xinhua News Agency on the ASEAN… [Read more]
2021-10-26: (Zaobao News) ASEAN leaders severely criticized Myanmar for not sending representatives from the country at the regional summit held on Tuesday (26th). ASEAN has said it will accept non-political figures from Myanmar, but Myanmar's military junta rejected that on Monday, saying it only agreed to the presence of its leader or a minister. The foreign ministers of ASEAN member states previously held a special meeting on October 15 and decided not to invite Myanmar military leader Min Aung Lai to attend the ASEAN summit. This is ASEAN's for the first time in the cold the leaders of the Member States of. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on the same day: "Today, ASEAN did not expel Myanmar from ASEAN. Myanmar has given up its rights." Hun Sen will serve as chairman of ASEAN next… [Read more]
2021-10-26: (AFP, Brunei Bagawan, 26)-Southeast Asian leaders today held a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), but after ASEAN announced that it would exclude Myanmar Military government leader Min Aung Lai from the summit, enraged Myanmar refused to send representatives to attend. This video summit marked by ASEAN hosted by the 3-day meeting, United States President Joe Biden, Chinese and Russian leaders will participate in the video conference. The Myanmar issue is the primary topic of the ASEAN Leaders' Meeting today. Since the military coup in Myanmar in February and the subsequent deadly suppression of dissidents by the military government, the domestic situation has been turbulent. In the face of calls to resolve the crisis, ASEAN has formulated a road map aimed at… [Read more]
2021-10-26: The ASEAN Summit opened on October 26, affected by the Covid epidemic, the twice-yearly summit (38th and 39th summits) was held online this year, at the same time, the three-day summit will not be attended by Myanmar representatives. Because the Myanmar military government has not complied with the regional peace agreement with ASEAN, ASEAN has taken an unprecedented decision to exclude the Burmese Military government leader Min Aung Lai from the meeting. ASEAN was established in 1967 and has 10 member states of Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar. This year's online Summit is hosted by Brunei, the rotating presidency. US President Joe Biden and leaders from China and Russia will attend the summit expansion later this… [Read more]
2021-10-26: (Zaobao News) US National Security Adviser Sullivan held a video meeting with two members of the "National Unity Government" established by the Myanmar opposition on Monday (25th). Agence France-Presse reported that U.S. National Security Council spokesman Horn said that the meeting with Sullivan was Duwa Lashi La and Zin Mar Aung. Duwa Lashi La served as vice president in the government of national unity. Sullivan told the two men that he was very concerned about the Burmese military's arrest of senior Myanmar pro-motto Kim (Kyaw Min Yu, also known as Ko Jimmy). Sullivan stressed the continued support of the United States for the democratic movement in Myanmar, while Duvalashira and Sinmaang discussed their ongoing efforts to restore the democratic process in Myanmar. The National… [Read more]
2021-10-26: Noeleen Heyzer, 73, has held several senior posts at the United Nations, according to UN news. She will replace Christine Bergner (Christine Schraner Burgener) from Switzerland. Guterres thanked Bergner for his sincere service to support the people of Myanmar over the past three and a half years. Heyzer served as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific from 2007 to 2014. She was the first woman to hold this position. Under her leadership, ESCAP focused on regional cooperation to build a more resilient Asia-Pacific region based on shared prosperity, social equity and sustainable development. In 2008-2009, Haize worked closely with ASEAN, the Government of Myanmar and other United Nations agencies to promote recovery after… [Read more]
2021-10-26: (Zaobao News) The ASEAN Summit opened on Tuesday (26th), and the Myanmar crisis will be the focus of this summit. U.S. President Biden will also participate in this summit. This is the first time that a U.S. leader has participated in the Asia-based summit after a four-year absence. The three-day 38th and 39th ASEAN summits and series of meetings will be held by video. The Myanmar crisis will be at the top of the agenda for the ASEAN leaders' meeting on Tuesday. Myanmar's military government spokesman Zuo Mintun confirmed on Monday that ASEAN invited the military government's permanent secretary of the military government's foreign ministry, Chan Aye, to attend the ASEAN summit as a non-political representative, and it is still unclear whether the Myanmar military will approve him to… [Read more]
2021-10-25: The country has since fallen into chaos after a coup by Burmese military generals in February to overthrow civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, sparking protests across the country, more than 1100 people have died at the hands of the Vian forces. The anti-military junta in Myanmar, including allies and pro-Democracy activists of the National League for Democracy of Aung San Suu Kyi, have gone into hiding. Some villagers took up weapons and formed local militias to defend themselves. Nilar Thein, his wife, Nilar Thein, told AFP that he was hiding with two other pro-Democratic activists and that the other two escaped through the back door, the police did not tell her husband's whereabouts. Niratin and Je Min-you both participated in the 88th Generation (88 Generation) movement in 1988,… [Read more]
2021-10-25: Agence France-Presse reported that from February this year military coup since this is located on the southeast of the country situation unrest, according to local human rights monitoring group noted that the army had caused suppress dissidents estimated that there are more than 1100 people were killed. The United Nations said on the 2 2nd that the United Nations is worried that it will lead to a larger human rights disaster due to reports that tens of thousands of troops are gathering in northern Myanmar. However, the Burmese military government refutes the report and accuses the United Nations of using human rights as a political tool to interfere in Myanmar's internal affairs 」. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs appointed by the military government issued a statement saying that the… [Read more]
2021-10-24: Agence France-Presse reported that from February this year military coup since this is located on the southeast of the country situations unrest, according to local human rights monitoring group noted that the army had caused suppress dissidents estimated that there are more than 1100 people were killed. The United Nations said on the 2 2nd that the United Nations is worried that it will lead to a larger human rights disaster due to reports that tens of thousands of troops are gathering in northern Myanmar. However, the Burmese military government refuted the report and accused the United Nations of using human rights as a political tool to interfere in Myanmar's internal affairs ". The Foreign Ministry, which was appointed by the junta, issued a statement saying the report "will only… [Read more]
2021-10-24: (Zaobao News) The Burmese military government arrested the activist in the 1988 Burmese student uprising in a night raid. This is the latest blow to the Burmese army to suppress the anti-military government movement. Agence France-Presse reported that Myanmar from February this year since a coup in turmoil. More than 1100 people were killed by security forces in the anti-junta coup. Opponents of the junta-including Aung San Suu-KHI's NLD allies and activists-have gone into hiding across the country. Some villagers took up weapons and formed local militias to protect themselves. On Saturday night, 52-year-old Ju Mingyu was arrested when soldiers raided a residential area in North Dagong town in Yangon. His wife, Nilar Thein, said: "He was living in a safe house with two other activists.… [Read more]
2021-10-24: Myanmar has continued to be chaotic since the sudden regime change in early February, with the military ruling clique appearing to be weak in the fight against the Covid epidemic and revitalizing the economy, and an increasing number of minority armed forces have embarked on the path of resistance, coupled with the heavy pressure from the international community, the ASEAN mechanism is also facing an embarrassing situation of being questioned. According to comprehensive Thai media reports, the Burmese people have made continuous progress in gaining international support. 10 month 7 European Parliament by a wide margin recognized Myanmar government of national unity (NUG). This is the first international organization to recognize the shadow government of Myanmar. It has taken the lead in… [Read more]
2021-10-24: The Southeast Asian country of Myanmar has been in turmoil since the coup in February. According to local observation organizations, the suppression of dissidents has so far killed more than 1100 people. A spokesman for the military-allied "Union Solidarity Development Party" called on junta leader Min Aung Hlaing to open a dialogue with the anti-coup, to find a way out of the crisis. But the Burmese military government said on the evening of the 2 3rd that they "cannot accept... Dialogue and consultation with armed terrorist organizations ", which also includes the shadow government established by members of the fallen Aung San Suu Kyi government. Aung San Suu Kyi of the arrest of the general secretary of the National League for Democracy (National League for Democracy) 2020, Congress… [Read more]
2021-10-24: In February this year the anti-military coup demonstrations in Myanmar's military arrested thousands of people. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has rarely put pressure on Myanmar to release political prisoners on a large scale. However, there are reports that some political prisoners were quickly arrested again after being released. [Read more]
2021-10-24: "We should all be as prepared as people in northern Myanmar to anticipate a larger scale of atrocious crimes," warned Andrews, the UN Special Investigator on Human Rights in Myanmar. But I sincerely hope that my prediction is wrong." The Central News Agency reported: Andrews submitted to the United Nations General Assembly the results of his annual report on human rights in Myanmar. He said that he had received information, tens of thousands of Burmese troops and heavy weapons are being transported to the turbulent areas of northern and northwestern Myanmar. "These techniques are reminiscent of the means used by the Burmese military before launching a genocide attack on the Rohingya in Rakhine State in 2016 and in 2017." Andrews also condemned the Burmese junta troops under the control… [Read more]
2021-10-24: "We should be as mentally prepared as the people in northern Myanmar," United Nations Special Investigator Andrews said on Friday when presenting the findings of the annual report on human rights in Myanmar at the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, there may be more large-scale brutal crimes on the ground. I strongly hope that my prediction is wrong." Under Myanmar's political prisoners Aid Association statistics, since February this year since the coup d'At of more than 1100 people in the military in the crackdown killed at least 8000 people arrested. [Read more]
2021-10-23: On October 22, the reporter confirmed the above situation from the Dongkou County Public Security Bureau and its subordinate police station. The staff of the Gulou Township Police Station said that a lot of work was done to persuade the suspected fraudsters stranded in northern Myanmar, but "they just don't come back, they will die there", this is last resort. Wang Caliang, consultant of the Constitution and Administrative Law Professional Committee of the National Bar Association and director of Beijing Caliang Law Firm, believes that the spraying of these words is not authorized by law, it seriously damages the legitimate rights and interests of the owner of the House and the right holder, which is an illegal administrative act. The pictures obtained by the reporter showed that there… [Read more]
2021-10-23: The United Nations on the situation of human rights in Myanmar special investigator Andrews (Tom Andrews) said: "We should be in the northern part of the citizens alike have psychological preparation and is expected to occur on a wider scale atrocious crimes. But I sincerely hope that my prediction is wrong. 」 More than 1100 people have been killed and more than 8000 people have been arrested in a bloody government crackdown on dissidents, according to Assistance Association for Political Prisoners. Andrews submitted to the UN General Assembly the results of the annual report on human rights in Myanmar. He said that he had received information that tens of thousands of Burmese troops and heavy weapons were being transported to the turbulent areas of northern and northwestern… [Read more]
2021-10-22: Some people say that Burmese people grow on the Flip-flops all the year round. This is true. Walking on the streets of Myanmar, you will find that Burmese people, regardless of men, women and children, tall, short, fat and thin, are tossing a pair of slippers, and most of them are Flip-flops. Those who come and go of small business hawkers, school teachers and students, and even public servants, are stepping on a pair of Flip-flops, and then with a long tube skirt, become the standard of Burmese people all the year round. Myanmar belongs to the tropics, and the weather is hot, but if they wear slippers because they are poor, it is a bit unconventional. In 2020, there was a sensational wedding in Myanmar. The bride and groom came from the rich's home in Myanmar. It is said that the… [Read more]
2021-10-22: Myanmar from February this year military after the coup plunged the country into chaos Myanmar Assistance Political Prisoners Association (Assistance Association for Political Prisoners) said that more than 1100 people in government repression of dissent killed in action, more than 8000 other people were arrested. The Burmese military announced on the 18th that more than 5000 people were released during the Buddhist festival "Lantern Festival" (Thadingyut) from 19 to 21. Anxious family members heard the news and rushed to prison, hope to be reunited with their loved ones. It is difficult to confirm the exact number of people released throughout Myanmar. Many people are free after signing documents that guarantee that they will not be committed again. The Myanmar Aid Political Prisoners… [Read more]
2021-10-22: Agence France-Presse reported that the Myanmar military announced on October 18 that it would release more than 5000 people during the Buddhist festival, saying that the amnesty was based on humanitarian reasons and accused opposition groups of inciting riots. The specific number of releases is difficult to verify, and many prisoners are allowed to be released from prison after signing documents promising not to participate in resistance activities. At least 110 people have been arrested after being released from prison, the Myanmar Political Prisoners Aid Association said in a statement on Thursday (21th). "Others were told that their names were on the release list. When they walked to the prison exit, they were charged with several more charges and then sent back to their… [Read more]
2021-10-21: News from our newspaper (Reporter Liu Qin correspondent Zhu Fengyun Luo Wen Xiao Na) A few days ago, the People's Court of Chenzhou City, Hunan Province, sentenced 7 cases of organizing others to sneak across the country (border), 9 accused were sentenced to three years to two years shall be sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment, and shall also be fined 6000 yuan to 3000 yuan. The court found that in June 2020, the defendant Liu Mouqiang contacted 7 people through WeChat and went to Myanmar to work on the grounds of introducing high-paying jobs, and 7 people went to the China-Myanmar border, stealy across the border of the country on foot. In early April 2020, the defendant He Mouwei sneaked into Mengneng, Myanmar, and engaged in the customer service work of network fraud under the… [Read more]
2021-10-21: (Zaobao News) Senior U.S. officials said that Singapore has the ability to use the important financial leverage of Myanmar's military rulers to pressure them in the worsening humanitarian and economic crisis, to bring it back to the path of democracy. Reuters reported that a senior U.S. State Department official Jolai said in a conference call in Jakarta on Thursday that the U.S. partnership with the region is crucial to pressure Myanmar, it also pointed out that Myanmar may become a "failed country in the Asian zone". Jolai said that the United States imposed sanctions on individuals and entities related to Myanmar's military rulers after the coup, and said that Singapore can also leverage in this regard. He said: "Singapore has a very important role to play and we had very good… [Read more]
2021-10-21: According to news from the northern part of Shan State, the diagnosis rate in Jiaomei Town has not yet declined, and the number of confirmed patients is still increasing, but the streets are already very lively, and most people do not wear masks. A local public said that although the various markets in Jiaomei Town have resumed opening, many businesses have not complied with the epidemic prevention regulations, and the relevant departments have not done a good job of supervision. A vendor in the market did not sell goods in strict accordance with the rules of the Epidemic Prevention and Control Committee, and in the morning market (Mingra Market), vendors did not sell goods in an orderly manner in accordance with the regulations. Some vendors sold them on the road outside, and some did… [Read more]
2021-10-21: In various neighborhoods in Yangon, including Aaron Town, Damei Town, Yinsheng Town, and Bahan Town, the administrator appointed by the State Administration Commission stated that in order to allow the public to pay the electricity bill, electricity bills and reminders have been issued. In some buildings in the block, the power supply has been cut off because the people have not paid the electricity bill. A resident of Lanmardo said that about a week ago, because the people did not pay the electricity bill, almost one building on every road was cut off, and the entire building was cut off. Similarly, in 9 months, a building in the town of Aron was cut off. In addition, on the poles in Damei Town, there are also notices posted by relevant departments: People who refuse to pay the… [Read more]
2021-10-21: On the one hand, the Mandalay jade wholesale market is restarted, and jade merchants need to resume operations in accordance with regulations; On the other hand, the people's defense forces and guerrillas exert pressure. Once operations are resumed, the life safety of jade merchants will not be guaranteed. This makes the jade merchants caught in the middle, dilemma. On October 12th, the Mandalay jade market restarted. In order to ensure the safety of merchants, there are military and police patrols outside the jade market. That is, on October 12, the People's Defense Army issued a warning message that the Mandalay jade market needs to suspend operations, otherwise it will have fatal consequences for businessmen. A week later, on October 19th, around 10:00 am, an explosion occurred in… [Read more]

Last updated: 2021-10-29 05:45:20 Beijing Time

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