Out of 14 civilians killed in Myanmar on Monday, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) said at least eight were in the South Dagon district of Yangon. Security forces in the area fired a much heavier-calibre weapon than usual on Monday to clear a barricade of sand bags, witnesses said. State television said security forces used "riot weapons" to disperse a crowd of "violent terrorist people" who were destroying a pavement and one man was wounded.
Myanmar protesters held overnight candle-lit vigils after an advocacy group said security forced had now killed over 500 people since a Feb. 1 coup, and as activists on Tuesday launched a new civil disobedience campaign to hurl garbage onto streets.
More than 500 have died, but protesters say they must continue fight to avoid a return to Myanmars dark past.
YANGON: The US suspended a trade pact with Myanmar Monday and led international condemnation of the junta’s...
Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 500
Violence in Myanmar worsens, with more than 440 people killed by security forces after coup
Russia, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand also sent representatives to Myanmar to be part of the parade to mark Tatmadaw Day on Saturday, media reports said.
The military’s mass killing of protesters focuses democracy advocates to search for legitimacy by forging consensus on a new constitution.
The shared experience of military violence has shifted political objectives among the ethnic majority.
The country saw one of its deadliest day of violence over the weekend, with over 100 people killed and at least seven children killed on Saturday.
Security forces in Myanmar killed 114 protesters on Saturday as demonstrations against the February 1 military coup continue.
The United States has suspended a trade deal with Myanmar until a democratic government is restored to the Southeast Asian country.
Beijing claims they are fishing vessels. The data shows otherwise.
The Philippine passed the 10,000 mark for new daily coronavirus infections for the first time on Monday and put its capital region back on one of its toughest levels of lockdown, to try to tackle a spike in cases that is testing its healthcare capacity.
The Philippines passed the 10,000 mark for new daily coronavirus infections for the first time on Monday and put its capital region back on one of its toughest levels of lockdown, to try to tackle a spike in cases that is testing its healthcare capacity. Manila and surrounding provinces were put back under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), the highest tier in its containment protocols, for the first time since May 2020 to try to quell the surge in cases, despite inroads late last year toward
Philippines locks down economic hub to fight coronavirus surge
/PRNewswire/ -- Sercomm Philippines today announced a major milestone of the cumulative production of 10 million units of networking devices. Aimed to be a...
Move comes after more than 200 Chinese fishing vessels were spotted off Whitsun Reef earlier this month.
Philippines deploys air force jet over Chinese ships
The Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the South China Sea, its defence minister said, as he repeated his demand the flotilla be withdrawn immediately.
(ZEROHEDGE) If nothing else, the blockage of the Suez Canal by a massive container ship has served as an unwelcome reminder that chokepoints to global trade like the Straits of Hormuz, the Straits of Malacca and the Straits of Gibralter represent geopolitical risks that have perhaps haven't been fully appreciated by investors. Of course,…
Manila and nearby provinces will return to stricter quarantine measures from Monday, a senior official said on Saturday, as the Philippines battles to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases that has strained hospitals.
The Miami Dolphins have moved from No. 3 to No. 12 to No. 6. In so doing, they’ve stockpiled future picks and ensured that they’ll get a great player. With a run on quarterbacks expected at the top of the draft, with the Jaguars, Jets, and 49ers likely to take signal-callers to start the process, [more]
The Seahawks will be keeping one very important piece in the defensive puzzle in place this season. Seattle will be re-signing defensive end Carlos Dunlap. The Seahawks had released Dunlap ahead of the start of the new league year. This news comes just an hour after the report Seattle will be moving on from defensive tackle Jarran Reed. Dunlap registered 14 tackles, 14 quarterback hits, 6 tackles for loss, and 2 passes defended in eight games after coming over from the Bengals in a mid-season tr
President Joe Biden's first news conference included a warning that China wants to impose its repressive autocracy across the globe.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are some of the most persistent environmental pollutants, earning them the moniker "forever chemicals." Increasing concern about the adverse health effects of PFAS exposure has researchers seeking novel ways to break down the stubborn pollutants. A cover story in Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, that was produced in collaboration with ACS Central Science explains how microbes could help
/PRNewswire/ -- Doubling down on its retailer-first strategy, Sidecar has reorganized its proprietary technologies into a single, personalizable solution. The...
/PRNewswire/ -- Catalina Crunch, the fastest growing keto-friendly cereal and snack brand, today announced the hiring of Katie Bleuer as Omnichannel...
On the Gary Neville Podcast, the Sky Sports pundit explains why he took to Instagram to call out what he saw as 'xenophobia' and 'negative undertones' in the reaction to Maheta Molango's appointment as PFA chief executive.
The full magnitude of the landfill problem is unknown, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said.
The former Oldham and Lincoln forward Maheta Molango has been chosen as the next chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association
Once upon a time (when the grass was greener), gamers were content with low computer performance, freezing, and poor graphics for the sake of their hobby. Computers in the early 21st century were bulky and slow to operate. They supported games with the most minimal system requirements. But gamers also had minimum personal requirements. As …
Skinny, hungry, fleeing threats of violence, thousands of people who have been hiding in rural areas of Ethiopia’s Tigray region have begun arriving in a community that can barely support them — and more are said to be on the way. For months, one great unknown in the Tigray conflict has been the fate of hundreds of thousands of people in vast rural areas beyond the reach of outside aid. Now those people are starting to arrive, many by foot, in the community of Shire, aid workers
/PRNewswire/ -- Quizlet, the global learning platform known for its AI-powered study tools, today announced it has appointed Jessie Woolley-Wilson to its Board...