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US marks anniversary of Myanmar coup with further sanctions

Washington DC, US Reuters The United States on Wednesday slapped further sanctions on Myanmar, marking the three-year anniversary of the coup as Washington targeted two entities and several people it said were closely associated with the junta. Wednesday’s sanctions were the latest aimed at the fuel the junta uses to conduct aerial bombings in its […]

Asian firms urged to do their “duty”, break with Myanmar military

Myanmar Myanmar Central Bank protest

Bangkok, ThailandThomson Reuters Foundation Asian businesses are coming under intense pressure to cut ties with the Myanmar military after this month’s coup, with activists questioning whether such ventures benefit the wider population or fuel human rights abuses. Myanmar’s military toppled the elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on 1st February, ending a […]