Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered an end to military rule before his civilian government is sworn in, but kept the power to let security forces carry out searches and arrests unchallenged. CNA…

Myanmar military sued nearly 80 individuals who were accused of causing or intending to cause members of the armed forces to mutiny fail or disregard their duties.  The Irrawaddy  

Pentagon Chief said the resumption of major US-South Korea joint military exercises is not necessary, despite stalled negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang. Channel NewsAsia

Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Indian deputy high commissioner and warned India over its alleged plans to carry out some military action against Pakistan. Xinhua Net

Russia’s ambassador to the US has warned that arms control is “in crisis” and claimed that some politicians and generals in Washington were beginning to think of winning. The Guardian

Trump on Monday denied that he ordered an end to major US-South Korean military exercise as a concession to North Korea’s totalitarian leader Kim Jong Un. Channel News Asia

China announced a 7.5 percent growth rate in defense spending for 2019 as Beijing seeks to create a world-class military. The Japan Times

The Golden Dragon 2019 military exercise will be conducted in Kampot province, Chol Kiri district next month. It will take 15 days, starting from March 13 to March 27. Khmer…

Myanmar’s full parliament approved a motion to form a committee to draft amendments to the constitution, despite strong opposition by military legislators. RFA

Two Japanese naval vessels are to dock at the Sihanouk Autonomous Port for four days to strengthen Japanese-Cambodian military ties. The Phnom Penh Post