U Htin Kyaw performed his ceremonial role competently; his successor should be given latitude to address the country’s problems
Despite the barriers placed in their way, women have always been a source of national strength
The question facing our leaders should no longer be if, but when, terrorists will strike
Women's rights advocates are calling for legislation that better protects vulnerable women from rape — even the death penalty.
Myanmar’s democracy has entered a dark new period with the prosecution of journalists for doing their job.
A look at the decisions behind the power shift in the ethnic blocs as the peace process continues.
Washington’s self-serving, shortsighted stance toward the Tatmadaw is reaching its inevitable conclusion
A deadly crackdown, student protests, border clashes, the Rohingya crisis, and an unlikely change of advisers for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi – and that was just January.
While Myanmar seeks to diversify its military suppliers, it will continue to seek diplomatic cover first and foremost from China.
Seven decades after independence, the people of Myanmar are still yearning for the same things — democracy, unity, equality and prosperity.
Do we have press freedom in Myanmar? Yes, we do, but with an invisible line…. When you touch or cross it, you’re finished.
For the past 30 years, DASSK has battled with the country’s military generals. The 2008 military-drafted Constitution still stands in her way.
With the Rakhine crisis strengthening China's hand and limiting Western influence here, the government must plot a new strategic course.
Military and nationalists see violence as threat to country’s sovereignty and religious foundations
The US Secretary of State demonstrated a nuanced understanding of the country’s complex political reality in his handling of the Rakhine issue.