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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2016/12/21 | 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

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.