Developers and city planners should embrace nature as a welcome advantage, not a hindrance, in Rangoon’s development.
26 The News For 26 March 2017
Without truly ‘state-based’ dialogues to engage multiple stakeholders in the local context, ethnic enclaves will only be reinforced, writes Sai Latt.
Rumors and questions around the death of U Ko Ni continue to run rampant as the authorities fail to bring his killers to justice.
Arakan National Party chief Dr. Aye Maung is courting renewed controversy with a comeback bid in the upcoming by-election.
The top-down naming of a Mon State bridge—despite local objections—shows how the NLD government is wavering in its bid for national reconciliation.
Displaced populations along the Thailand-Burma border, including educated youth, continue to be sidelined, writes Leena Zieger.
If the government cannot contain U Wirathu and protect Ko Swe Win, the public will question whether the nationalist monk is above the law.
As member of Ma Ba Tha files case against Ko Swe Win, Lawi Weng probes the injustices that let those spreading hate speech target journalists.
More caution toward the peace process is expected from the new command.
A collection of local and scholarly perspectives explores the 17-year Kachin ceasefire, its breakdown in 2011, and beyond.
The United Wa State Army recently weighed in on Burma’s process as never before, but what part will it really play, asks Lawi Weng.
A press briefing on the investigation into U Ko Ni’s killing receives thumbs-down from many public and political observers.
Analyst Liu Yun says skilled negotiators are needed in Myanmar’s Peace Process.
‘Let us continue the pilgrimage to peace—not return to war.’ His Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo makes a plea for peace and an end to conflict in Myanmar.
Where are the Assassins?
What is Wrong With the NLD’s Policy?
Is U Wirathu Above the Law?
Ma Ba Tha Takes Aim at the Media
Burma’s National Dialogue: Where Now?
Rakhine Politics: A Great Success or another Great Rift Ahead?
Unrecognized and Forgotten: Refugee Youth in Burma’s Transition
They Call It a Crime: Being Born Non-Bamar in a Conflict Zone
The Rule of the Wa
A Hero to Remember
NLD Government Needs to Shut Down Ma Ba Tha Affiliates
In Rangoon, There is Plenty to be Afraid of