New designation means anyone including journalists speaking to lawmakers and politicians ousted in a February coup can be subjected to charges under counter-terrorism laws.
State-owned pharmaceutical company Kimia Farma is accused of washing and reselling used Covid nasal swabs in test kits in Medan, with an estimated 9,000 people who were possibly tested using recycled swabs.
Three blasts were triggered when at least one parcel bomb exploded at a house in a village in Western Bago, killing a regional lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League of Democracy party.
Karen rebel group calls for unity among all ethnic fighters as seven people are reportedly shot dead in fresh protests against military regime.
The country has been in an uproar since the military ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1, triggering a massive uprising, which authorities have tried to quell by deploying lethal force and live ammunition.
“The hardest hit will be poor urban populations and the worst affected will be female heads of household,” says Kanni Wignaraja, the UNDP’s assistant secretary-general for the region.
In the first attack, three blasts were reported at an air base near the central town of Magway. Later, five rockets were reportedly fired at one of the country’s main airbases, at Meiktila, northeast of Magway.
Two warplanes "launched an air strike and aerial gunfire" followed by rockets from helicopters, says governor of Thailand's Mae Hong Son province, which borders Myanmar's Karen state, marking a second day of assault.
Prominent ethnic insurgent group captures and burns down army base in eastern Karen state followed by military's air strikes.
Anti-coup activists in Myanmar are encouraging the public for a different type of civil defiance instead of protests, day after the junta’s Senior General Min Aung Hlaing reached an agreement at an ASEAN summit in Indonesia.
Indonesia’s military confirms that all 53 crew members are dead as it declares that the missing submarine sunk and cracked open after finding items from the vessel over the past two days.
KRI Nanggala 402 had lost contact after its last reported dive Wednesday off the resort island, and the navy chief has said it was expected to run out of oxygen early Saturday morning.
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