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Myanmar"s ambassador to the UK - who didn"t support the military coup - was locked out of his embassy and had to spend the night in his car

Reuters reported that a deputy of Kyaw Zwar Minn had locked him out of the building and took charge on behalf of the Myanmar military. Myanmar.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 8th, 2021

Myanmar"s UN ambassador implores world to take action to end military coup and restore democracy

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the army seized power and detained civilian government leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Myanmar's ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun addresses the Human Rights Council .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytFeb 26th, 2021

Google has pulled down a propaganda blog backing the military coup in Myanmar after outcry by online activists

Google has yanked hosting of a blog on its Blogger platform promoting propaganda in support of the military cou.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytFeb 20th, 2021

US blocked Myanmar junta attempt to empty $1B New York Fed account - sources

The attempt came after Myanmar's military installed a new central bank governor and detained reformist officials during the coup.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 5th, 2021

Duane Morris pauses operations in Myanmar after military coup

The firm had become the first U.S. law firm to enter the Southeast Asian country in 2013 after a series political and economic reforms there......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2021

Facebook has banned Myanmar"s military from its platform following coup

The social platform was previously implicated as a tool in the military's persecution of the Muslim minority Rohingya population. A Myanmar protester makes the three finger salute during a demonstration against military coup in Yangon, M.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 25th, 2021

Facebook bans Myanmar’s military, citing threat of new violence after Feb. 1 coup

The ban, which also affects Facebook subsidiary Instagram, extends a series of actions in recent years to sharply limit the ability of the nation’s military, called the Tatmadaw, to use the platforms in any way, including through paid advertising......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 25th, 2021

Facebook removed the main page of Myanmar military as protests continue following a military coup

The military, known as the Tatmadaw, staged a coup on February 1, .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytFeb 21st, 2021

Facebook is censoring messaging from the Myanmar military for spreading misinformation following a coup

Facebook is censoring Myanmar's military communications, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2021

Capitol Report: Biden slaps sanctions on Myanmar military over coup

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced U.S. sanctions on Myanmar's military, and again pressed its leaders to give up power......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 10th, 2021

How Myanmar Coup Puts Democracy on Back Burner Again: QuickTake

A decade after Myanmar’s highly praised opening to the outside world following decades of military rule, the armed forces are back in power. Three months after Aung San Suu Kyi, the daughter of the country’s modern founder, secured a third land.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 7th, 2021

Myanmar"s internet shut down as protestors flooded the streets. The military coup leaders sought to shut down Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter earlier this week.

Leaders of the .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 6th, 2021

Trump"s baseless claims of election fraud gave "fresh rhetorical ammunition" to despots like Myanmar"s generals, who just staged a coup

Myanmar's generals predicated the coup on eerily similar grounds to Trump's effort to overturn the 2020 US election: baseless claims of voter fraud. Getty Myanmar's military overthrew the elected government on Monday.  The country's milit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 1st, 2021

How Myanmar’s Coup Puts Democracy on the Back Burner Again

A decade after Myanmar’s highly praised opening to the outside world following decades of military rule, the armed forces are back in power. Months after Aung San Suu Kyi, the daughter of the country’s modern founder, secured a third landslide .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 1st, 2021

Military Coup Underway In Myanmar As Civilian Leaders Arrested - State TV Off Air, Internet Cut 

Military Coup Underway In Myanmar As Civilian Leaders Arrested - State TV Off Air, Internet Cut .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 31st, 2021

Ambassador Sondland said Trump doesn"t "give a s---" about Ukraine except when it benefits him personally, official testifies

Associated Press Transcripts of the House impeachment deposition of State Department official David Holmes, a staffer at the US embassy in Kyiv, were released Monday night. In the testimony, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2019

The US says it didn"t give Russia any advance warning about targets hit in Syria strikes

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster The US did not coordinate with Russia or notify the country of strikes Friday night on Syria, where Russia has military bases and soldiers. "We did not do any coordination with Russia on these strikes, and ne.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2018

Call for Rohingya Genocide Prosecution to Deepen China"s Support of Myanmar

A recommendation by investigators that Myanmar’s military leaders be prosecuted for genocide over their campaign against Rohingya Muslims is dragging China into another fight at the United Nations. For Beijing, that could be a good thing......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 29th, 2018

Biden Spox Supports UN Ambassador Who Said Founding Docs "Weaved" With Racism

Biden Spox Supports UN Ambassador Who Said Founding Docs 'Weaved' With Racism White House press secretary Jen Psaki appeared to support comments made by United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who said Americ.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 16th, 2021

Mass killing in Myanmar has "clear echoes of Syria," UN human rights commissioner warns. The parallels are eerie.

The military in Myanmar, also known as Bur.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 13th, 2021

Powell says COVID-19 remains top risk for economy, but strikes optimistic tone

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said in an interview that aired Sunday night that the U.S. economy is at an “inflection point” due to widespread vaccinations and strong monetary support......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 12th, 2021