Myanmar’s junta bans executives from leaving after forcing telecom firms to implement intercepts

Singapore: Senior foreign executives of major telecommunications firms in Myanmar have been told by the junta that they must not leave the country without permission, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said. A confidential order from Myanmar’s Posts and Telecommunications Department (PTD) in mid-June said senior executives, both foreigners and Myanmar nationals, must […]

Prominent leader arrested in Myanmar for anti-coup campaign

Yangon: Myanmar security forces arrested on Thursday (15 April) one of the main leaders of the campaign against military rule after ramming him with a car as he led a motorbike protest rally, friends and colleagues said. Opponents of a Feb 1 coup that ousted an elected government led by Nobel peace laureate Aung San […]