General

New entreaty by ASEAN envoy to meet Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Special Envoy to Myanmar has again requested that the junta let him speak with detained opposition chief Aung San Suu Kyi, amid criticism that his mission to resolve the country’s political crisis will...

Thai prime minister downplays Myanmar aircraft entering nation’s airspace

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha and the Royal Thai Air Force chief on Friday played down a brief incursion by a Burmese fighter jet into the nation’s airspace amid fierce fighting across the border, saying Myanmar and Thailand have “a good relationsh...

COVID Cases up by More Than 30% in Britain Last Week

The number of new coronavirus cases across Britain has surged by more than 30% in the last week, new data showed Friday, with cases largely driven by the super infectious omicron variants.Data released by Britain's Office for National Statistics showed...

Health & Safety

Viruses Are Always Changing, Here’s Why That Could Hamper Development of an Effective COVID-19 Vaccine

The Trump administration is pushing to have hundreds of millions of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine available by the end...

Leaders Aim to Drum up Billions for Virus Vaccine Research

An alliance of world leaders is holding a virtual summit Monday hoping to drum up billions of dollars to fund...

Production

Afghanistan’s healthcare crisis

Published by Al-Araby As the plane left Lashkar Gar to Herat, I looked out at the dry earth chequered with...

Iranian currency rates for April 25

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 25. The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced the official rate of foreign currencies on April 25,...

Uyghur internment camp survivors rally outside UN office in Geneva

Uyghur survivors of China’s internment camps began a weeklong rally outside the United Nations compound in Geneva on Monday, seeking...

Iranian currency rates for April 20

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 20. The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced the official rate of foreign currencies on April 20,...

Foreign Affairs

Teenage boy dies during junta shelling of Chin state village

A 14-year-old boy was killed by heavy artillery shelling on Wednesday at Madap village, Mindat township in Myanmar’s southern Chin state.Yaw Man, a member of the Mindat (Township) People’s Administration, told RFA a shell fired by the Mindat-based ‘Ka ...

Judicial

Nine killed in junta raids on Myanmar villages near China-backed copper mine

At least nine civilians are dead, and dozens are missing after a month of military raids on villages near a...

Second trip to Myanmar minus key stakeholders underway for ASEAN Envoy

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Special Envoy to Myanmar Prak Sokhonn kicked off his second trip to Myanmar Wednesday...

Technology
Facebook Under Fire For Putin Propaganda Push

Facebook Under Fire For Putin Propaganda Push

Published by The Street By Riley Gutiérrez McDermid Mark Zuckerberg’s social network has been spreading pro-Russia disinformation in one of...

Technology: a problem or a solution in Myanmar’s revolution?

Technology: a problem or a solution in Myanmar’s revolution?

Published by Global Voices Image by Htet Wai. Used with permission Myanmar was long considered a pariah state while under...