Myanmar unity gov’t welcomes Asean meeting consensus

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Myanmar’s newly formed National Unity Government (NUG) welcomed the five-point consensus on the coup crisis during a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). “This is what the National Unity Government has been calling for,” it said in a written statement released on Sunday. The new government made up of opponents… Read More Myanmar unity gov’t welcomes Asean meeting consensus

Asean leaders reach consensus on Myanmar coup crisis

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Stressing an end to the violence, the leaders of Association of Southeast Asian (Asean) countries reached a five-point consensus on the Myanmar coup crisis on Saturday, according to a joint statement. The statement after the regional group’s meeting in the Indonesian capital Jakarta demanded “immediate cessation of violence in Myanmar and (that) all… Read More Asean leaders reach consensus on Myanmar coup crisis

ASEAN summit to discuss Myanmar crisis

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will meet in Jakarta on Saturday to discuss the Myanmar crisis. Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen and Indonesian President Joko Widodo have confirmed they will be attending the summit. Philippine President… Read More ASEAN summit to discuss Myanmar crisis

Rebels seize Myanmar military post along Thai border

ANKARA: An ethnic rebel group on Tuesday morning attacked and seized a military post belonging to the Myanmar ruling junta along the border with Thailand. The separatist Karen National Liberation Army’s (KNLA) Brigade 5 attacked Myanmar military’s border post in Thaw Le Hta, near the border with Thailand’s Mae Hong Song, and seized the post… Read More Rebels seize Myanmar military post along Thai border