Myanmar

Myanmar is on the brink of civil war

14 April 2021 11:53 pm

For more than two months now Myanmar has been convulsed by a burgeoning civil war. The confrontation between the country’s…

Will Burma's Buddhist monks help bring an end to the military coup?

11 February 2021 8:05 pm

In what could transpire to be a significant development, Buddhist monks joined tens of thousands of anti-coup protesters in the…

Coup de grâce: the downfall of Aung San Suu Kyi

6 February 2021 9:00 am

The downfall of Aung San Suu Kyi

Portrait of the week: Variants, vaccines and goodbye to Captain Sir Tom Moore

6 February 2021 9:00 am

Home About 80,000 people in eight places in Surrey, London, Kent, Hertfordshire, Southport and Walsall were asked in door-to-door visits…

Is China's hidden hand behind the Myanmar coup?

4 February 2021 10:19 pm

Was China involved in the coup in Myanmar? It seems unlikely, but that does not mean Beijing is blameless. As satisfying…

Will Myanmar's military get away with their coup?

2 February 2021 5:30 am

In 1962 the Myanmar military staged a coup d’etat. Their iron-fisted rule lasted 49 years. On Monday, after a nine-year…