Tan Hui Yee, The Straits Times

Tan Hui Yee, The Straits Times

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5 March 2021
Weekly Wrap Up: Myanmar’s deadliest week since military coup began
This week, ASEAN foreign ministers called on Myanmar's military to refrain from instigating further violence and for a peaceful solution through constructive dialogue. But just one day after efforts, 38 people were killed in the bloodiest day since the coup began, when police and soldiers opened fire with live rounds in several cities and towns. Tan Hui Yee, Straits Times, Indochina Bureau Chief shares more about the situation on the ground, and what options the UN can take against the military.

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5 February 2021
Weekly Wrap-up: Economic and democratic implications of Myanmar’s Military Coup
Over the last few days, the world turned its attention to Myanmar, after the military seized power from democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Tan Hui Yee, The Straits Times, Indochina Bureau Chief shares more on the background context of the military coup, whether foreign condemnation will make any difference, and the economic impacts.

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