Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw

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    Myanmar army blocks bid to slash parliamentary power base

    Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw | Updated at 01:05am on March 11, 2020

    Myanmar’s military on Tuesday quashed proposals in parliament that would mean its MPs relinquish power, in a vote pitting the armed forces in open opposition...

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    China stands with Myanmar despite Rohingya genocide accusations

    Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw, Myanmar | Updated at 11:57pm on January 18, 2020

    China’s Xi Jinping doubled down on his support for fallen rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday, signing dozens of infrastructure and trade deals...

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    China’s Xi vows new era of Myanmar ties

    Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw | Updated at 01:03am on January 18, 2020

    Chinese president Xi Jinping vowed to usher in a ‘new era’ of ties with Myanmar after a red carpet welcome Friday on a state visit...

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    Suu Kyi supporters rally ahead of ICJ hearing

    Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw | Updated at 12:10am on December 08, 2019

    Thousands rallied in support of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar Saturday, on the eve of her departure for the UN’s top court to defend...

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    Frenchman jailed for flying drone in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw | Updated at 12:00am on February 28, 2019

    A French tourist has been sentenced to one month in prison with labour for attempting to fly a drone near Myanmar’s parliament, a court official...