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Suu Kyi ‘looks healthy’ as US orders non-essential staff to leave

By Reuters Staff, published by The Straits Times Yangon – Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in good health today (March 31) during a video meeting, one of her lawyers said, as the United States ordered its non-essential embassy staff to leave after weeks of violence over a Feb 1 coup. The

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Commerce Ministry plans to help Thai businesses in Myanmar

THE Commerce Ministry is planning to help Thai businesses in Myanmar as the prolonged political conflict is affecting their liquidity, productivity and goods transport, NNT said yesterday (March 31, 2021). Commerce Ministry Permanent Secretary Boonyarit Kalayanamit said following a meeting with businesses and Thai-Myanmar border traders that he will suggest the Commerce Minister push ahead

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