A reflection on the possibilities available to Burmese youth, and the future openings and lingering limits they represent.
05 The News For 5 December 2016
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s remarks about her country overtaking Singapore economically in the next 20 years draw laughter and criticism.
The 250th anniversary of the Freedom of the Press Act in Sweden reminds the Swedish Ambassador to Burma of the long road to promote free expression.
On World AIDS Day, the spotlight will be on Myanmar—a model of how to implement strategies to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030.
Ethnic Karen leader Gen Saw Mutu Say Poe’s meetings in Naypyidaw suggest Burmese hopes to strengthen ties with the KNU.
Thirteen political parties release a declaration calling for a meeting of Burma’s National Defense and Security Council.
A recent spate of bombings in the city reveals the real dangers to Rangoon’s residents—a lack of transparency and rule of law.
A discussion of questions of consumerism, capitalism, and links to a new dependence on social media among Burma’s youth.
Bo Kyi of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners lifts the lid on the increasing use of Telecommunications Law Article 66(d).
Are NLD party members meddling in the duties of the Union government?
Despite the legitimacy of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, activists and organizations are often at the receiving end of persecution.
Speculations over the past may be an amusing parlor game, but they can also lead us to consider how events might have been different, or the same.
The military chief’s goal is to remain loyal to the 2008 Constitution, which allows the armed forces to play a key role in politics.
Since the National League for Democracy’s thumping victory in the November 2015 election, frustrations remain over draconian speech and assembly laws.
A Lesson from Singapore
Does the KNU Seek Support from Naypyidaw?
Are Burma’s Politicians Fishing in Troubled Waters?
Burma is Heading in the Wrong Direction
Free Speech Must be Defended
Maintaining Momentum in Myanmar’s Response to AIDS
A Not-So-Golden Culture of Extravagance
The Worrying Trend of Article 66(d)
In Rangoon, There is Plenty to be Afraid of
Govt Must Publicly Address Deputy Minister’s Dismissal
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Goes to India
The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Has Failed as a Victims’ Advocate