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Around 70 MPs took an oath of office to serve their constituents despite the February 1 military coup, in a move that could escalate tensions with Senior General Min Aung Hlaing’s new regime.
The world's longest internet shutdown is being lifted in the Rakhine State conflict zone, while restrictions increase elsewhere in the country in the wake of the military coup.
A civil disobedience campaign launched by hospital personnel in response to the military coup is gaining momentum and has been joined by teachers, students and engineers at military-linked enterprises.
Staff from dozens of state hospitals and medical institutes have pledged to stop working from tomorrow in protest against yesterday’s coup, in what could prove the first major test for the new military regime.
Scores of Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand protested in front of their embassy on Monday, waving posters of leader Aung San Suu Kyi after she was detained during a military coup.
National League for Democracy stalwart U Win Htein has rejected Tatmadaw claims to have lawfully taken power and called on the public to oppose the military coup.