Fire from burning Chinese-owned factories in Myanmar’s industrial township of Hlaingthaya, on the outskirts of Yangon, is seen in the early hours of Monday morning. Photo: EPA Fire from burning Chinese-owned factories in Myanmar’s industrial township of Hlaingthaya, on the outskirts of Yangon, is seen in the early hours of Monday morning. Photo: EPA
Fire from burning Chinese-owned factories in Myanmar’s industrial township of Hlaingthaya, on the outskirts of Yangon, is seen in the early hours of Monday morning. Photo: EPA
Myanmar

After attacks on Chinese businesses, Myanmar imposes ‘full martial law’ in Yangon

  • Fires at Chinese-owned factories prompted China’s foreign ministry to issue a statement urging authorities to guarantee the safety of its citizens
  • Six people were killed in firing, while deposed leader Suu Kyi’s virtual court hearing was postponed after mobile data was blocked nationwide

Topic |   Myanmar
Fire from burning Chinese-owned factories in Myanmar’s industrial township of Hlaingthaya, on the outskirts of Yangon, is seen in the early hours of Monday morning. Photo: EPA Fire from burning Chinese-owned factories in Myanmar’s industrial township of Hlaingthaya, on the outskirts of Yangon, is seen in the early hours of Monday morning. Photo: EPA
Fire from burning Chinese-owned factories in Myanmar’s industrial township of Hlaingthaya, on the outskirts of Yangon, is seen in the early hours of Monday morning. Photo: EPA
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