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Norway's Telenor says Myanmar unit sale plan followed junta's pressure on surveillance tech

The Jakarta Post 16 Sep 2021
A Reuters investigation in May found telecom and internet service providers in Myanmar had been secretly ordered in the months before the junta's Feb ... of citizens.
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Paris Exhibition Puts Myanmar Junta's Repression on Display

Human Rights Watch 16 Sep 2021
Now again in 2021, the people of Myanmar are risking their lives to demand restoration of democratic rule and respect for human rights ... This is the least governments around the world can do to support the courageous citizens and artists of Myanmar standing up and risking their lives to resist the junta’s ferocious crackdown.
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DND quizzes Japan over terror alert

Manila Standard Today 16 Sep 2021
Earlier this week, Japan’s Foreign Ministry issued an alert cautioning its citizens in Southeast Asia, particularly in the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar, against possible terror attacks ... Lorenzana said the Armed Forces of the Philippines had yet to see any indications of an imminent terror attack ... .
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Student Union and teachers protest against military coup in front of State Government Office, 9 Feb 2021, Hpa-An, Kayin State, Myanmar
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Norway’s Telenor says Myanmar unit sale came after junta’s pressure on surveillance tech

Metro USA 15 Sep 2021
A Reuters investigation https.//www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/how-myanmars-military-moved-telecoms-sector-spy-citizens-2021-05-18/?fbclid=IwAR3aulnAJ4kejAnvf80rWhJHzmaFQxrBs5qKDivQzbL-4TNJfI62siFD6K0 in May found telecom and internet service providers in Myanmar had been secretly ordered in the months before the junta’s Feb.
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Norway's Telenor says Myanmar unit sale came after junta's pressure on surveillance tech

Reuters 15 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Norwegian telecom firm Telenor is selling its Myanmar operations to avoid European Union sanctions after "continued pressure" from Myanmar's military junta to activate intercept surveillance technology, the company's Asia head told Reuters.
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Police, military still validating terror threat

Sun Star 15 Sep 2021
On Tuesday, September 15, 2021, the Japanese Embassy in the Philippines confirmed the warning issued to its citizens in the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar. The Japanese government did not elaborate on the alleged threat, but urged its citizens to avoid “western-owned” hotels, restaurants and religious sites.
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No specific terrorist threat to Singapore despite Japanese advisory: ISD

Straits Times 15 Sep 2021
This is despite an advisory recently issued by the Japanese Foreign Ministry to its citizens in South-east Asia, including Singapore, warning of a possible terror attack in crowded places ... Similar advisories were sent to Japanese citizens in Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar.
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Heed Japan warning—lawmaker

Manila Standard Today 15 Sep 2021
... citizens working in the region,” he added ... The ministry said it had obtained information that “there are increased risks such as suicide bombings.” The warning applies to Japanese citizens in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar.
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No credible intelligence of terror threat to S'pore: ISD

Straits Times 15 Sep 2021
This is in contrast to an advisory recently issued by the Japanese Foreign Ministry to its citizens in South-east Asia, including Singapore, warning of a possible terror attack in crowded places ... Similar advisories were sent to Japanese citizens in Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar ... ....
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SEARCA video contest promotes Filipino, other Southeast Asian youth actions in food consumption and waste management

Journal Online 15 Sep 2021
The contest is open to citizens of the Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam ages 15-35 ... Glenn B ... Dr ... Dr ... Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam ... .
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Calm down: DND allays public fears on Japan's terror alert

Manila Bulletin 15 Sep 2021
DND spokesperson Arsenio Andolong said the department “appreciates” and “takes cognizance” of the recent terrorism advisory issued by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to its citizens who are residing in the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar.
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Searca video contest promotes Asean youth actions in food consumption, waste management

The Manila Times 15 Sep 2021
According to Dr ... He added that $100 awaits the winner of the People's Choice Award ... With an age range from 15 to 35, the contest is open to citizens of the Philippines, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam. The deadline for submission of entries is September 30, 2021 ... .
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Japan warns citizens of possible attack in Southeast Asia

Sun Star 14 Sep 2021
TOKYO -- Japan's Foreign Ministry urged its citizens on Monday, September 13, to stay away from religious facilities and crowds in six Southeast Asian nations, warning of a possible attack ... The warning applies to Japanese citizens in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar.
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Japan warns of terror attack in PH

Manila Standard Today 14 Sep 2021
The Japan government exhorted its citizens to stay away from religious facilities and crowds in six Southeast Asian nations due to “increased risks such as suicide bombings.” The warning applies to Japanese citizens who are currently in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar.
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26 Myanmar nationals held in Guwahati with ‘fake documents’

The Times of India 13 Sep 2021
Police on Sunday arrested 26 Myanmar nationals, including 10 women, from a Guwahati-based hotel for allegedly travelling in the country illegally with forged documents ... Upon interrogation, it was found that they are citizens of Chin state of Myanmar and were on their way to Delhi to study Bible (theology).

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