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Myanmar military claims Wang Yi's trip a recognition of its legitimacy

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has arrived in Myanmar for the first time since the military took ...

Villagers being conscripted to crush anti-junta resistance in Myanmar

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - Locals claim that the Pa-O National Organisation (PNO) militia has been forcibly recruiting members from villages ...

Three more lawyers representing junta opponents arrested

MANDALAY, Myanmar - On Wednesday, Junta authorities arrested three more Mandalay-based lawyers representing political detainees after leaving their clients' hearings ...

Junta air force strikes back after military outpost attacked

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - Over the past three days, an army outpost meters away from Myanmar's border with Thailand has ...

China wants instability in Myanmar: Southeast Asia expert Bertil Lintner

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): China wants instability in Myanmar, and wishes to remain a major controlling player in ...

Myanmar military atrocities laid bare in gruesome footage: report

New York [US], July 5 (ANI): Shocking footage has recently emerged on social media of brutal killings allegedly in Myanmar's ...

Myanmar Hosts 1st Regional Meeting Since Army Takeover

Bangkok - Myanmar's military government on Monday hosted the first high-level regional meeting since the army took power last year ...

China pledges to continue to foster friendly ties with Myanmar

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], July 4 (ANI): China has pledged to continue "friendly ties" with Myanmar and economic relations as Foreign Minister ...

China Urges Myanmar Junta to Hold Talks With Opponents

Beijing - China's foreign minister called for Myanmar's junta to hold talks with its opponents Sunday during his first visit ...

AIFF condoles death of former Indian goalkeeper EN Sudhir

New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): All India Football Federation (AIFF) condoles former India International and goalkeeper EN Sudhir who ...

China's FM Wang Yi to visit Southeast Asian countries; aims to reassert ties

Beijing [China], July 3 (ANI): China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia ...

Earthquake of 5.0 magnitude hits Myanmar, no casualties reported

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], July 3 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 shook Ywangan township of Myanmar on Sunday at 07:56 (IST), ...

China's Top Diplomat Visits Myanmar Amid Opposition Protest

BANGKOK - China's top diplomat on Saturday arrived on his first visit to Myanmar since the military seized power last ...

Cambodian FM to attend 7th LMC foreign ministers' meeting in Myanmar

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], July 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will attend the seventh Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Foreign Ministers' ...

DFA inks framework to allow Rohingya refugees to study in PH

MANILA - Rohingya refugees could soon enter and study in the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced Friday.A ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 4

TOKYO -- Japan's ruling coalition of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito is headed for victory in the upcoming ...

Myanmar exports over 322,650 tonnes of rice in April-June

YANGON, July 4 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar exported about 322,650 metric tons of rice and about 227,890 metric tons of broken ...

Chinese FM expounds on stance on Myanmar issue

BAGAN, Myanmar, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday exchanged views on ...

China, Myanmar agree to further build community with shared future

BAGAN, Myanmar, July 3 (Xinhua) -- China and Myanmar agreed here on Sunday to work together to further build a ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, July 3

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka needs to pay 587 million U.S. dollars for planned fuel imports until mid-August, said Minister of ...

Chinese FM to attend several high-level international meetings

BEIJING, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will chair the seventh Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Foreign ...

Myanmar reports 32 more COVID-19 cases

YANGON, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed 32 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally ...

Cambodian FM to attend 7th LMC foreign ministers' meeting in Myanmar

PHNOM PENH, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will attend the seventh Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Foreign Ministers' ...

EU releases additional 22 million in humanitarian aid in Bangladesh and Myanmar

BRUSSELS, 21st May, 2022 (WAM) -- The European Commission is releasing an extra 22 million in humanitarian aid to ensure ...

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Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...

Angry Russia vows retaliation after Bulgaria expels diplomats

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Russian diplomats and their families departed Bulgaria over the weekend, amidst heightened tensions between the two eastern European ...

No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...

Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

As Covid cases rise in France, no return to mandatory restrictions

NICE, France -As some 1,000 Frenchmen are being hospitalized daily with Covid infections, French officials have "invited" or "recommended" the ...

In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

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