China's intentions over the Taiwan Strait dominated the conversation when the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's head Adm. Philip Davidson testified on Capitol Hill last month. But a little noticed exchange during the House Armed Services Committee hearing touched on a topic that could have wide implications on the Indo-Pacific.
SINGAPORE: A prominent Singapore businessman has said he will exit his investment in a tobacco firm linked to the Myanmar military, after the army deposed the country’s democratically elected government in a coup last week.
KOTA KINABALU: A policeman and two men on a motorcycle were killed following a collision involving a military truck at Tuaran near here today.
YANGON: The US on Wednesday called on Myanmar’s military to free Aung San Suu Kyi, as the ousted leader was charged after being detained in a coup, while calls for civil disobedience opposing the putsch gathered pace.
NEW YORK: Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it had removed a page linked to Myanmar’s military-owned TV network after a coup this week by the country’s military leaders.
WASHINGTON: Washington formally determined Tuesday that Myanmar’s military carried out a coup, legally requiring an end to US assistance to the government.