By Associated Press
Large crowds demonstrating against the military takeover in Myanmar again defied a ban on protests Wednesday, even after security forces ratcheted up the use of force against them and raided the headquarters of the political party of ousted leader Aung…
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Biden endorsed making $1,400 stimulus payments to Americans earning up to $75,000, WHO experts concluded COVID-19 most likely did not come from a Chinese lab, at least 5 people were shot and wounded in…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, a Congressional Budget Office report found President Biden's plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 would reduce poverty but raise the federal deficit, Texas Rep. Ron Wright becomes first sitting member of Congress to…
Separate protests that began in various parts of Yangon converged at Sule Pagoda, situated in the center of a roundabout in the city’s downtown area. Protesters chanted “Long live Mother Suu” and “Down with military dictatorship.” Protesters in other parts…
Myanmar’s new military authorities appeared to have cut most access to the Internet on Saturday as they faced a rising tide of protest over their coup that toppled Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected civilian government.
In our news wrap Friday, the Pentagon will deploy more than 1,100 active duty troops to help with coronavirus vaccinations, the U.S. trade deficit surged to a 12-year-high in 2020 due to the pandemic, hundreds of people in Myanmar protested…
Hundreds of students and teachers have taken to Myanmar’s streets to demand the military hand power back to elected politicians.
Myanmar's new military government blocked access to Facebook as resistance to Monday's coup surged amid calls for civil disobedience to protest the ousting of the elected government and its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
In our news wrap Wednesday, police in Myanmar charged ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi with possessing illegally imported "walkie-talkies, the U.S. passed 450,000 deaths from COVID-19, President Biden voiced openness to lowering the price of his $1.9 trillion aid…
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
When it comes to Myanmar, pretty much everything is political. Including language.
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