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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.
2017/07/14 | Kayla Walsh
Dolphins are Struggling to Survive in Myanmar
Conservationists hope that ecotourism might be the answer to protecting traditional fisheries and the dolphins they partner with.
2017/09/20 | Khin Zaw Win
Myanmar Must Accept Responsibility for Rohingya alongside Openness to Diversity
With no end in sight to the plight of the Rohyinga Muslims in Myanmar and Bangladesh, and an underwhelming response from de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the clock is ticking for Myanmar to accept historical responsibility and open its arms to multiculturalism.
2017/09/18 | Alice Dawkins
Stranger Kings: Ancient Traditions of Chinese Power in Northeastern Myanmar
'As the Chinese state extends its reach beyond its traditional power bases in the Sino-Myanmar hills and lowland urban centers to developing a major port off the Rakhine coast, it pays to be aware of the longstanding motif of strategic Chinese infiltration,' Dawkins writes.
2017/07/23 | Renaud Egreteau
The Emergence of Pork Barrel Politics in Myanmar
Concerns over the waste of public money, corruption, and the entrenchment of political clientelism in Burma.
Will Special Economic Zones Work for Myanmar?
Than Tun and Trevor Wilson dive into the challenges and opportunities SEZ's have for Myanmar.
2017/06/02 | Brad Adams
OPINION: Turkish Man Deported from Thailand and Burma Now at Serious Risk
Ill-treatment, unfair trials await those sought by Turkey over alleged Gulenist links.
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.
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.
2016/12/08 | 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.
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.
2016/11/03 | 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.
2016/09/21 | 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.