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Japan to donate $4 milion in food aid for crisis-hit Myanmar

The Jakarta Post 15 May 2021
The aid, to be channeled through the UN World Food Program, is expected to cover delivery of food to about 600,000 impoverished people in Yangon, where food supplies have sharply deteriorated following the ouster of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her democratically elected government.
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Myanmar junta to reopen schools despite protests from teachers

Kyodo 15 May 2021
1 coup ... 5, 2021, in Yangon. (Getty/Kyodo) ... But public schools in the country have been closed for more than a year since the ousted government led by detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi had decided not to open the schools in June last year as the country saw a surge in the coronavirus infections ... Related coverage. ... Suu Kyi to appear in court on May 24 ... ....
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Japan to donate US$4 million in emergency food aid to crisis-hit Myanmar

South China Morning Post 15 May 2021
... Aung San Suu Kyi and her democratically elected government.“The latest aid is part of… .
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Myanmar army battles anti-coup rebels in northwestern town

The Economic Times 15 May 2021
The fighting in Mindat, Chin state, underlines the growing chaos in Myanmar as the junta struggles to impose authority in the face of daily protests, strikes and sabotage attacks after overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi ... .
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Asia PacificJapanese journalist detained in Myanmar arrives in Japan

Reuters 15 May 2021
He was the first foreign journalist to be charged with spreading false news ... Myanmar has been in turmoil since the coup, with the military struggling to impose order amid a groundswell of public anger at its overthrow of Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government ... Our Standards ... ....
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Myanmar journalist sentenced to three years in prison for reporting on anti-junta protests

Jurist 15 May 2021
A Myanmar journalist has been sentenced to jail for three years after reporting on the anti-junta protests currently engulfing the country ... Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military takeover of the democratically elected government and the detainment of leader Aung San Suu Kyi ... ....
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Government attacks western Myanmar town that resists junta

Beaumont Enterprise 15 May 2021
BANGKOK (AP) — The U.S ... Saturday’s fighting began around 6 a.m ... It is a locally formed militia group opposed to the army’s February takeover that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Helicopters also took part in the attack, according to the spokesman, who spoke on condition of anonymity for security reasons.
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Aerospace & DefenseMyanmar army battles anti-coup rebels in northwestern town

Reuters 15 May 2021
The fighting in Mindat, Chin state, underlines the growing chaos in Myanmar as the junta struggles to impose authority in the face of daily protests, strikes and sabotage attacks after overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi ... A spokesman did not answer calls requesting comment on the fighting on Saturday ... "We are living in a nightmare ... ....
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Myanmar frees Japanese journalist as gesture to Tokyo

Asahi News 15 May 2021
TOKYO (AP) — An arrested Japanese reporter returned home Friday after being released by Myanmar's ruling junta in what it called a gesture of friendship to Japan. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Yuki Kitazumi was released after efforts by Japanese diplomats and others ... 1, ousting the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi ... .
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Myanmar military junta declares martial law over rebel stronghold

La Prensa Latina 14 May 2021
Demonstrations, mostly peaceful, continued Friday countrywide in cities such as Yangon or northern Myitkyina, despite the violent response and coercion by authorities, who have detained more than 5,000 people, according to the association, including ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Myanmar junta declares martial law in town after attacks on bank, police

Hindustan Times 14 May 2021
In the face of widespread opposition, the junta has struggled to retain order amid daily protests in cities and fighting in border states since overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi to end tentative steps towards democracy ... Suu Kyi to end tentative steps towards democracy.
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Japanese journalist held in Myanmar arrives in Tokyo

Urdu Point 14 May 2021
Security forces have killed more than 780 people since protests erupted following the February 1 coup that ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, according to a local monitoring group. "I am in good health, both mentally and physically," said Kitazumi after landing at Tokyo's Narita airport ... ....
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Japanese journalist to be deported from Myanmar

Straits Times 14 May 2021
Yuki Kitazumi, held in Yangon's Insein prison since his arrest last month, was one of at least 80 reporters detained during the junta's crackdown on anti-coup dissent. Security forces have killed more than 780 people since protests erupted following the Feb 1 coup that ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, according to a local monitoring group ... �.
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100 days of force and resistance in Myanmar

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 14 May 2021
YANGON, Myanmar -- The military takeover of Myanmar early in the morning of Feb ... They poured into the streets of cities and towns, carrying banners calling for the release of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party they reelected to office by a landslide last November ... The vast marches and demonstrations continued ... Still the protests went on.
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Myanmar: to release arrested Japanese journalist

BBC News 14 May 2021
Myanmar authorities maintain he violated the law but will be released because Japan had requested it ... The armed forces have justified their takeover by alleging there had been widespread fraud during a general election late last year which had returned elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy party (NLD) to power ... .
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