Myanmar

緬甸聯邦共和國(緬甸語:ပြည်ထောင်စု သမ္မတ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော်;pyi-daung-zu tham-ma-da myan-ma-naing-ngan-daw),通稱緬甸(緬甸語:မြန်မာ;myan-ma),是東南亞國家,位於中南半島西部,西北鄰印度和孟加拉,東北靠中國大陸,東南接泰國與寮國,為東南亞國家協會成員國。 --來自 維基百科


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2017/02/17 | Poppy McPherson

Chainsaw Injuries in Myanmar Tied to Illegal Logging

Despite Myanmar’s nationwide commercial logging ban in 2016, illegal loggers continue to find work cutting down trees with chain saws, imported largely from China and often obtained illegally and used without training or protective gear, according to a months-long investigation by Mongabay.

2017/02/04 | Luke Corbin

Brewing Anew in Burma

Myanmar has opened its first craft beer brewery. Luke Corbin gives us a taste of what the future may hold for a growing industry.

2017/02/01 | Melissa Crouch

A Personal Tribute to Burma's U Ko Ni

On Sunday, prominent Muslim lawyer, and legal adviser to Aung San Suu Kyi, U Ko Ni, was fatally shot by an alleged assassin. Melissa Crouch reflects on the life and legacy of Myanmar’s legal voice of conscience.

2017/01/27 | Daniel P Sullivan

The Rohingya Crisis and Suu Kyi’s Chance

Myanmar’s foreign minister and de-facto leader is caught between conflicting international and domestic pressures over the Rohingya crisis, but Daniel P Sullivan argues she can harness the growing chorus of international criticism to break down the barriers to change.

2017/01/13 | Dinith Adikari

Is Ma Ba Tha Really in Decline?

Despite suffering a series of grave blows, an ’emotional story’ keeps the controversial Buddhist group active and influential in Myanmar, Dinith Adikari writes.

2017/01/11 | Iftekharul Bashar

Myanmar’s Rohingya Plight Faces Jihadist Hijacking

The plight of the Rohingya minority has attracted the attention of regional and international extremist and terrorist groups.

2017/01/10 | Mary Assunta

Myanmar Needs to Stub Out Growing Tobacco Usage

What should Myanmar do to strengthen its tobacco control?

2017/01/06 | Amrita Malhi

The Global Fallout from Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal

The destabilization caused by the 1MDB scandal has spread far beyond Najib’s domestic control and attracted global attention to Malaysia.

2017/01/05 | David Prentice

OPINION: The Rohingya Alan Kurdi

Will the shocking photo of a dead Rohingya toddler bring attention to the plight of Burma’s Rohingya minority?

2016/12/21 | Beth Walker

Murder in Myanmar: Reporter's Death Linked to Illegal Logging

Journalist’s death highlights plight of Myanmar’s forests and corruption of illegal logging trade to India and China

2016/12/16 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Film Director Midi Z on the 'Taiwanese Dream' in Myanmar (Part Two)

This is part two of TNL’s interview with film director Midi Z. He talks about current obstacles, motivation, and Taiwan's New Southbound Policy.

2016/12/15 | Nancy Hudson-Rodd

Decades of Denial as Rohingya Genocide Continues

Recent violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state has led to an increase in the persecution of the Rohingya people, but the international community continues to turn a blind eye, Nancy Hudson-Rodd writes.

2016/12/09 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: Film Director Midi Z on the 'Taiwanese Dream' in Myanmar (Part One)

How does the multi-nationality of the award-winning film director influence his work? Does he identify with being from Myanmar, China or Taiwan?

2016/12/09 | Malaysiakini

Suu Kyi Attacks Global Media For 'False News' On Conflict

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate calls out CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera and Singaporean broadcaster Channel News Asia.

2016/12/08 | Andrew Selth

Aung San Suu Kyi's Fall from Grace

The Lady, as she is known, is still seen as preferable to the military leaders of the past, but the euphoria of last year’s election landslide has faded, writes Andrew Selth.

2016/12/06 | Katherine Southwick

Confronting Genocide in Myanmar

Interethnic divisions in a young democracy cannot be downplayed or wished away, and it’s time Myanmar’s government and the international community acknowledge strong evidence that genocide is being perpetrated against the Rohingya and act to end it, Katherine Southwick writes.

2016/12/05 | Adam P MacDonald

Myanmar’s Great Power Balancing Act

While continuing to deepen diplomatic and economic relations with the United States and the West, Aung San Suu Kyi has avoided adopting positions on divisive strategic matters such as the South and East China Sea disputes