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Myanmar military widens coup dragnet

By TNR’s special correspondent in Yangon

Teachers and students staged a protest at a Myanmar University yesterday (Feb. 5) as the military arrested Aung San Suu Kyi’s key aide and other officials.

 

Finance Ministry rebuts critics

The Finance Ministry has brushed off criticism suggesting a near-bankruptcy status of the government’s fiscal position. Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said although public debt is considerable, economic indicators for Thailand are good