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Myanmar junta fires protesting diplomats in Tokyo: Report

By AFP, published by Channel NewsAsia Tokyo – Two officials at Myanmar’s embassy in Tokyo have become the latest diplomats dismissed by the junta after protesting the military coup in their country, Japan’s Kyodo news agency reported today (May 20). Administrator Aung Soe Moe and a junior colleague were fired after they went on strike,

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Coronavirus

Free vaccination for public transport drivers

  THE Land Transport Department today (May 20) announced that drivers of all types of public transport, such as tuk-tuks, small mini-buses, buses and motorcycle taxis, may now register for free Covid-19 vaccination from tomorrow onwards, TV Channel 7 said. The department’s Director-General Jirut Wisarnchit said these drivers have to be vaccinated quickly because they

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