As member groups desert the UNFC, analyst Joe Kumbun explores the failings that led to the recent crisis and questions if the bloc can survive.
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Matt Grace reviews developments in the arts in Myanmar.
With falling military sales to China, Russia now sees Myanmar as a gateway to the lucrative Southeast Asian market, writes Ko Ye.
Once a jewel of Southeast Asia, uninhibited development, crumbling infrastructure, and unintuitive transport policies have pushed Yangon to the edge.
With Daw Aung San Suu Kyi now 72, she likely feels that there is not an extraordinary amount of time left for her to achieve her goals for Myanmar.
Myanmar could be a UN success story if the organization appointed effective personnel to the country.
Conservationists hope that ecotourism might be the answer to protecting traditional fisheries and the dolphins they partner with.
NLD spokesman’s ‘jokes’ about the media embarrass Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, her party and the democratic norms they champion.
On the sixth anniversary of renewed civil war between the Kachin Independence Army and the Burma Army, Joe Kumbun explores the plight of IDPs.
Yebaw Htun Lin of the Communist Party of Burma passed away recently in Thailand.
Local journalists say the NLD government has failed to create an environment where independent media can practice their professions freely and ethically.
Kyaw Kyaw Thein discusses to what extent the country’s media landscape has improved.
Building peace and a federal democratic system are understandable priorities, but another matter too requires urgent attention, writes Kyaw Zwa Moe.
Bo Kyi discusses the worrying increase in the use of Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law over the past year.
Yangon: My City at Breaking Point
Age Matters in Politics
Calling Media ‘Crows’ is Insulting
Open Letter to the State Counselor
The Poet Parliament—an Artistic Administration Ready to Deliver?
Will Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing’s Russia Visit Unlock More Military Cooperation?
‘The Ones We Named Are All Dead Now’: Dolphins and Fishers Struggle to Survive in Myanmar
Ethnic Media in Burma
The Failed UN Mission in Myanmar
Use the Law to Protect Human Rights and the Environment from Irresponsible Investment
Where Does Burma Stand on China’s ‘One Belt, One Road?’
NLD Should Take By-election Results as a Wake-Up Call