Aung San Suu Kyi faces second charge

Deposed State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi faces a second criminal charge, this time for an NLD campaign event claimed to have violated COVID-19 protocols. “She was charged under section 8 of the Export and Import Law and section 25 of the Natur

NLD claims victory in election

The final results of the 2020 general election have yet to be announced, but the NLD seems to have retained its majority in both houses of parliament in a resounding victory. The party of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi claims it has held or won at least 399 pa

Korean Air suspends flights to Yangon

Korean Air has halted flights from Incheon (Seoul) to Yangon until at least April 25th amid the outbreak of COVID-19. The March 3rd announcement from South Korea’s largest airline, stated simply: “Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) o
Myanmar Parliament Approves Constitutional Amendment Committee Report

Army supporters rally as constitution debate rages

Hundreds of nationalists took to the streets of Yangon last Sunday to support the Tatmadaw (Myanmar armed forces) and protest potential constitutional amendments that would limit its power. The demonstration is the latest in a series of protests and
EU to impose sanctions on Myanmar individuals

EU asks Myanmar to investigate war crimes

The European Union has officially called on the Myanmar government to launch investigations into those suspected of war crimes in Rakhine State. Less than one week after the International Court of Justice ordered Myanmar to protect its Rohingya minor

ICJ orders Myanmar to prevent Genocide

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled in favor of the Gambia, finding Myanmar had “caused irreparable damage to the rights of the Rohingya”. The court ordered Myanmar to take measures to protect the Rohingya from genocide. Th