Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges

The Myanmar junta has hit deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption charges over claims she accepted illegal payments of gold and more than half a million dollars in cash, state media reported......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 10th, 2021

Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with more corruption charges

Myanmar's junta authorities have slapped more corruption charges on Aung San Suu Kyi, her lawyer said Tuesday, adding to an eclectic charge sheet that could see the Nobel laureate jailed for more than a decade......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Myanmar junta says had nothing to do with UN envoy plot

Myanmar's junta had "nothing to do" with an alleged plot to attack the country's ambassador to the UN, who has defied the military and backed the pro-democracy movement, state media said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

Myanmar rallyists mark pivotal 1988 uprising anniversary

Yangon—Myanmar protesters on Sunday marked the anniversary of a 1988 pro-democracy uprising that brought Aung San Suu Kyi to prominence, with flash mobs and marches of defiance against the ruling junta......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Myanmar envoy claims junta ‘massacre’

Junta has denied the massacre. The post Myanmar envoy claims junta ‘massacre’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Myanmar junta chief says new elections in two years

Myanmar's junta chief said Sunday that elections would be held and a state of emergency lifted by August 2023, extending the military's initial timeline given when it deposed Aung San Suu Kyi six months ago......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

British ex-adviser to Najib& nbsp;has graft charges dropped

A controversial British former media adviser to Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak has had money-laundering charges dropped after agreeing to pay $1.7 million to scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, officials said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Cusi charged with graft over power rate hikes

Consumer groups filed graft charges against Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi before the Office of the Ombudsman yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Desperate search for oxygen in Myanmar as latest Covid wave hits

Desperate search for oxygen in Myanmar as latest Covid wave hits.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 15th, 2021

Philippines renews call for return of ‘status quo ante’ in Myanmar

The Philippines on Wednesday renewed its call on the Myanmar junta to release deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her allies from jail. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Ombudsman not appealing Revilla acquittal in graft case

The Office of the Ombudsman will not appeal the Sandiganbayan’s dismissal of the 16 counts of graft charges against Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Freed American journalist remembers horrors of Myanmar junta jail

Journalist Nathan Maung turned to meditation when he was jailed for reporting on Myanmar's bloody coup, but even back home in sleepy Virginia, he can't forget those left behind, including a colleague still at the mercy of their jailers......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Myanmar violence escalates with rise of self-defense groups: report

Violence in post-coup Myanmar has escalated as anti-junta "self-defense" forces step up to take on the military, a report said Monday, warning of an "enormous" human cost if the regime uses its full power in subsequent crackdowns......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 28th, 2021

Junta trial of Myanmar s Suu Kyi to hear first testimony

The trial of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will hear its first testimony in a junta court Monday, more than four months after a military coup. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Sandigan acquits Elenita Binay in P45 million graft case

The Sandiganbayan has acquitted Elenita Binay, wife of former vice president Jejomar Binay, of graft and malversation charges in connection with the allegedly anomalous purchase of P45.26 million worth of hospital beds and sterilizers for the Ospital ng Makati (OsMak) in 2000 and 2001 during her term as city mayor......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Freedom-Loving Filipinos Stand With Myanmar Demonstrators

It is absolutely shameful that the country that gave the world the People Power revolution now stands mute as the Tatmadaw, Myanmar's military junta, trample on its citizens' freedoms and human rights. Democracies across the globe have begun to voice their concerns. Even our more enlightened neighbors like Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore repeatedly urge ASEAN to act and condemn the violence. But from the Philippines, we have so far heard nothing. Why? Why is the Philippine government silent? Are they afraid that their Asian neighbors might one day also call them out as well?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

School s out for Myanmar students defying junta threats

Schools in Myanmar will open on Tuesday for the first time since the military seized power, but teachers and students are set to defy the junta's calls for full classrooms in a show of resistance......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

Miss Universe Myanmar 2020 brings ‘light, hope’ amid political crisis

She didn’t win the Miss Universe 2020 crown but for the hearts of many, including Filipino pageant fans, Miss Myanmar Thuzar Wint Lwin — who also goes by the name Candy Thuzar — will always be the lovely and feisty bet who urged the world to speak out against the military junta......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

The most controversial cases that stunned the nation in 2017

With the drug war questioned before the high court, a senator jailed for drug charges, and a former president accused of graft and usurpation, 2017 would not be complete without its hottest legal issues, trials and debates. Read More........»»

Category: newsSource:  filipinoexpressRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Miss Myanmar, may asylum na may trabaho pa sa US

Hindi na kailangang umuwi ni Miss Myanmar Universe 2020 Thuzar Wint Lwin, o Candy Thuzar, sa kanyang bansa sa ngayon dahil isang Burmese community sa Amerika ang nagbigay ng asylum sa kanya. Ang Chin community sa Indianapolis ang pansamantalang kukupkop kay Candy habang hindi pa makakauwi ang beauty queen sa Myanmar. Nagpalabas ang junta government […] The post Miss Myanmar, may asylum na may trabaho pa sa US appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

US hits Myanmar ministers, central bank chief with sanctions

The US Treasury slapped sanctions on 16 senior Myanmar officials and family members Monday, citing their support for the government's "violent and lethal attacks" against the country's pro-democracy movement......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021