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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2016/11/03 | Edward White

VIDEO: New Land Grabs in Burma Exposed

Farmers in Myanmar are being pushed off their land and face prison time if they oppose authorities, according to a new report by a human rights watchdog.

2016/10/25 | David Dapice

How to Unify a Jaded Polity in Myanmar

Jade sales are now in billions of dollars each year. Neither the Kachin army nor the Myanmar military want to surrender access to the riches.

2016/09/21 | Edward White

Is the International Debate on Myanmar’s Rohingya Situation ‘Overblown’?

A former top U.S. diplomat in Myanmar and ‘buddy’ of Aung Sun Suu Kyi challenges the international media and human rights narrative on the plight of ethnic and religious minorities in Myanmar.

2016/07/04 | Edward White

Burma Rocked by Anti-Muslim Protests After Arson Attacks on Mosques

Is Myanmar’s new government 'sending the wrong signal' to violent, anti-Muslim Buddhists as religious tensions escalate?

2016/06/30 | Edward White

Burma: Human Rights Concerns Continue Under ‘The Lady’

'Free prisoners and dismantle the legal infrastructure of repression.' Removing authoritarian controls on freedom of speech is among the plethora of challenges facing Myanmar’s new leader.

2016/03/23 | TNL 編輯

Aung San Suu Kyi May Assume Multiple Posts in Myanmar Government

President-elect Htin Kyaw has nominated Aung San Suu Kyi for four cabinet posts, including minister of the president's office, foreign affairs, energy and education. She might end up assuming more than one post in the cabinet and become the de facto head of government to lead the country.

2016/03/16 | Jeffrey Tsai

Myanmar’s Presidential Election Chooses Htin Kyaw, Close Friend of Aung San Suu Kyi

·Htin Kyaw’s close relationship with Aung San Suu Kyi puts her effectively as the leader of Myanmar. ·Kyaw is Myanmar’s first civilian president after half a century of military rule over the country.

2016/02/05 | TNL 編輯

India and Myanmar See LGBT Rights Movements Gaining Grounds

India’s Supreme Court has agreed to revisit a previous judgement that upheld a law criminalizing gay sex. The judges say that the issue is a matter of constitutional importance. In Myanmar, a LGBT rights organization also plans to propose a new anti-discrimination law.

2015/12/28 | 關鍵評論網 ASEAN:Indochina

Myanmar Jade Mine Landslide Arouses Attention to China's Strong Demand for Jade

Last month, a landslide in the same mountainous area in Kachin State killed 114 people. The landslide occurred in Hpakant, an area where lies the source of virtually all of the world's finest jadeite, a near-translucent green stone that is enormously prized in neighboring China and attracts the poor-stricken workers to risk their lives mining over the place.

2015/12/27 | 關鍵評論網 ASEAN:Indochina

China and Vietnam Signs First Cooperation Agreement

China also emphasized the need to boost people-to-people exchange between the two countries to further foster comprehensive cooperation, especially in economics and trade, hoping to solve the current imbalanced economic relationship between the two nations.

2015/11/15 | 關鍵評論網 ASEAN:Indochina

Obama Hails Myanmar Election Result

President Thein Sein and Min Aung Hlaing have congratulated Ms. Suu Kyi on her party's performance in the polls, though they have not formally conceded defeat. They have agreed to hold talks on national reconciliation with her after the final results are announced.

2015/11/11 | Yuan

Myanmar Ranks First in 2015 Global Giving Index

The report also shows that the Burmese and the Thai people, who have 87% of adult donations, mostly believe in Theravada Buddhism, which has a long tradition of donating to Buddhist monks. Therefore donation is a common practice in their societies. However, the report also draws comparison between the generosity of the Burmese and their persecution against the Rohingya people, a minority Muslim group in Myanmar.

2015/11/09 | 關鍵評論網 ASEAN:Indochina

Protestors Storm The Streets Before Xi's Visit to Vietnam

Videos posted online show scuffles between protesters and security forces in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. One person with a bloodied face is heard shouting, “This is the bloodstain of Xi Jinping! I was beaten up because of Xi Jinping.”

2015/10/26 | 關鍵評論網 ASEAN:Indochina

Vietnam Warns Chinese Exporters Not to Print "Diaoyu Island Belongs to China" on Apple Cartons

The carton messages violate international and Vietnamese law, according to a statement on the official Vietnamese customs' website. In addition, China's territorial claims are under protest from the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan and Brunei.

2015/07/21 | 關鍵評論網 ASEAN:緬甸商情

European Breweries Grabbing Market Shares in Myanmar

When sales decrease in Europe, the continent's largest wineries turn to seek opportunities elsewhere in the world.