Burma’s by-elections are the most telling sign for the ruling NLD party as to whether it still enjoys the popular support it received in the 2015 election.
Editorial and Opinion
It is time to stop living under the illusion that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her government will match expectations and bring about concrete change.
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.
U Ko Ni was a fearless fighter who spoke up for his views, and he was a strong force in the democratic movement.
The government was quick to take action against nationalists disrupting Muslim ceremonies, but more needs to be done so Ma Ba Tha is not resurrected.
A recent spate of bombings in the city reveals the real dangers to Rangoon’s residents—a lack of transparency and rule of law.
Are NLD party members meddling in the duties of the Union government?
Many Burmese feel New Delhi’s engagement lags behind Beijing’s—in the geopolitical game, China is ahead of India in Burma.
By pressuring victims of abuse to negotiate financial settlements rather than push for legal action, the MNHRC fails to protect the fundamental rights of Burma’s citizens.
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