Government staff wearing red ribbons pose during a protest against the coup that ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital, Naypyidaw, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters Government staff wearing red ribbons pose during a protest against the coup that ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital, Naypyidaw, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Government staff wearing red ribbons pose during a protest against the coup that ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital, Naypyidaw, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Maria Siow
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Myanmar coup: Asean sitting on the fence shouldn’t be an option

  • Asean countries including Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines stand divided in their response to the coup against Aung San Suu Kyi’s government
  • Will the lack of a unified front on the matter deal yet another blow to the group’s credibility?

Government staff wearing red ribbons pose during a protest against the coup that ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital, Naypyidaw, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters Government staff wearing red ribbons pose during a protest against the coup that ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital, Naypyidaw, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Government staff wearing red ribbons pose during a protest against the coup that ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the capital, Naypyidaw, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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Maria Siow

Maria Siow

Maria Siow is a long-time China-based correspondent and analyst with keen interest in East Asia. Maria has a masters degree in international relations.