Michael Sullivan appears in the following:
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Thailand, Cambodia and Laos successfully beat back the coronavirus for a year. Like many other countries, all three are showing a sharp increase in infections and deaths.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Southeast Asian leaders — including the leader of a coup in Myanmar — will meet this week to discuss a possible end to the crackdown on protesters following the Feb. 1 coup.
Monday, April 12, 2021
A University of Washington professor who's written extensively about Myanmar's military is painting a grim picture of what's to come. She just left the country for what she fears may be the last time.
Friday, April 02, 2021
U.N. officials warn of civil war in Myanmar as militias run by the country's numerous ethnic minorities weigh an offer to create a federal state with the deposed government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
Thursday, April 01, 2021
There's a humanitarian crisis on Myanmar's border, where thousands have fled in recent days. They're hoping to be allowed in to Thailand, which reportedly has forced them back into Myanmar.
Monday, March 29, 2021
China's relationship with Myanmar's military is complicated. Protesters allege that China is turning a blind eye to the military's crackdown — and have recently torched several Chinese factories.
Saturday, March 27, 2021
Myanmar's security forces have cracked down on new protests as the leaders of its military junta marked Armed Forces Day. Dozens of protesters are believed to be dead.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Members of the military and police officers shot and killed dozens of protesters over the weekend. Demonstrations have continued steadily since last month's military takeover of the government.
Friday, March 12, 2021
Violence amid rallies have continued in Myanmar since the military coup which started on Feb. 1. One of the leaders, a young woman, is in no mood to negotiate and wants the military to give up power.
Thursday, March 04, 2021
Myanmar's military has used live ammunition to quell ongoing protests, which are trying to restore democratic rule, killing scores of protesters in recent days.
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
The Biden administration made democracy a top foreign policy issue. Myanmar's coup represents an early test. The U.S. responded with tough talk and targeted sanctions, but will it be enough?
Monday, March 01, 2021
The U.N. human rights office says at least 18 people were killed in Myanmar on Sunday after police fired on protesters. It was the bloodiest day since the start of the protests in the country.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Myanmar's military coup has the international community debating what can be done to reverse it. Analysts say the military doesn't play by normal rules and probably won't start now.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
In Myanmar, the Internet was shut down for the second straight day. When service was restored, there were even more military vehicles and troops on the streets.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
President Biden says the U.S. will impose sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders in response to this month's coup. He called on the military to release detained activists and political officials.
Monday, February 08, 2021
Protesters — calling for the release of detained de factor leader Aung San Suu Kyi and chanting anti-military slogans — amassed across the country Sunday demanding an end to the military takeover.
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
After a coup Monday, the military once again controls Myanmar. It had shared political power as the country eased toward democracy. Civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi remains in detention.
Monday, February 01, 2021
Myanmar's military has taken control after a coup deposed the government of politician Aung San Suu Kyi, for what the military says is election fraud.
Monday, February 01, 2021
Myanmar's military has taken control of the country in a coup against the civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi. She was detained along with other party leaders on Monday.
Friday, January 29, 2021
Indonesia's COVID-19 vaccine strategy focuses on inoculating young people and those of working age first. The most vulnerable group — older people — have to wait for the second round of vaccinations.