Aung San Suu Kyi Current Affairs, GK & News

Myanmar’s military extends Emergency for two years

Myanmar’s military has extended emergency for two years, after seizing power from elected government of Myanmar. Highlights Military had seized power from elected government six months ago in February 2021. According to Military leader, state of emergency will achieve its objectives by August 2023. Military government named itself as “caretaker government” and Min Aung Hlaing ..

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Who are Karen Rebels?

The Karen Rebels recently seized a military post in Myanmar. The post is located close to the border of north western Thailand. Who are Karen Rebels? They are the oldest rebel group in Myanmar. They have formed the Karen National Union (KNU). They have been fighting against the Myanmar government since 1949. They are fighting ..

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ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar

The Government of India recently welcomed the ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar. ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar The Association of Southeast Asian Nations released a five-point statement on Myanmar crisis. Under the statement, the ASEAN countries have demanded “Immediate Cessation of Violence”. The five points of the initiative are as follows: To end violence Organise a constructive ..

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Australia suspends Defence Cooperation with Myanmar

The government of Australia has suspended its defence cooperation with Myanmar and has decided to redirect the humanitarian aid which the country was providing to the government of Myanmar. This decision was taken on March 7, 2021 by the government following the military takeover of the government of Myanmar and detention of the Australian citizen ..

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US announces Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Leaders

The President of United States, Joe Biden, announced sanctions on the military leaders in Myanmar on February 10, 2021. Key facts The sanctions were put by the Biden’s administration in order to prevent the Myanmar’s generals from accessing the $1 billion of government funds which is held in the US. The government would identify the ..

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