Myanmar Journal: Anniversary of the Myanmar’s first coup in 1962, and the bloodiest day since February 1st this year.

by David Tun in Yangon
March 3 – The 59th anniversary of the first coup in Myanmar is macabrely apt as it is also the bloodiest day since the February 1st 2021 coup, as the militar…

Myanmar Journal: Anniversary of the Myanmar’s first coup in 1962, and the bloodiest day since February 1st this year.

by David Tun in Yangon
March 3 – The 59th anniversary of the first coup in Myanmar is macabrely apt as it is also the bloodiest day since the February 1st 2021 coup, as the militar…

Suu Kyi’s party says it won landslide victory in Myanmar polls

Supporters of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party hold up portraits of Aung San Suu Kyi in front of the party’s headquarters in Yangon on November 8, 2020. / AFP

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) said Monday it was confident of winning a landslide victory in Myanmar as official results trickled in following the weekend’s coronavirus-disrupted election.

Millions lined up for hours to cast their ballots on Sunday — only the second national election since the country emerged from outright military rule in 2011.

Nobel laureate Suu Kyi remains a heroine for many in the Bamar majority heartlands, in spite of

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