The aid industry as we know it may be one of the many victims of the coronavirus pandemic. At minimum, globalization has taken a big hit; protectionism is back—with a vengeance.
28 The News For 28 March 2020
ASEAN leaders must do more to coordinate their efforts to combat COVID-19 as each country’s health depends on that of its neighbors.
Since January, fighting between the Arakan Army and Myanmar’s military has intensified dramatically, killing hundreds as Myanmar focuses attention on the threat of COVID-19.
A letter from Myanmar’s Assistance Association for Political Prisoners on the 20th anniversary of their founding shows how far the country has come and how far is left to go.
The results of the recent parliamentary voting on charter change show us there is only person in the country who can change the Constitution.
The steps Korea has taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus, recently held up as exemplary by the WHO, hold valuable lessons for its partners in the Mekong region.
If China’s plan for a high-speed railway between Kyaukphyu in Rakhine State and Yunnan goes ahead, it will realize a vision first put forward by 19th-century colonizers.
The government has been slow to act on coronavirus, on both the health and economic fronts; so far only luck has spared it a real test of its crisis-management skills.
For decades, U Win Tin bravely defied the military; it’s only fitting that we mark his 90th birthday just as the army thwarts his party’s bid to demilitarize politics.
The reclusive drug lord Wei Hsueh-kang still wields significant influence in the Wa army, as surprised Myanmar peace negotiators learned at a recent meeting in China.
Parliament will vote on constitutional amendments next week. The most contentious are those put forward by NLD and ethnic MPs seeking to oust the military from politics.
Ahead of International Women’s Day on Sunday, the British and Norwegian ambassadors call for greater inclusion of women in Myanmar’s peace process.
Amid the world’s longest-running ethnic insurgency, Karen people have initiated a conservation project that advances a vision for peace and self-determination.
As China’s influence grows, Myanmar would do well to seek stronger contributions from India to the country’s development, democratic transition and military capacity.
A Fierce Battle in Western Myanmar Has Killed Hundreds as the Country Braces for COVID
NLD Government No Match for Myanmar Military Chief on Charter Change
The Myanmar Govt Has Been Spared a Real Test on Coronavirus—but No One’s Luck Lasts Forever
Shadowy Drug Lord Wei Hsueh-kang’s Influence Still Felt in Myanmar’s Wa Region and Beyond
COVID-19: ASEAN Must Act More Boldly
Long Way to Go but Marching to It: 20 Years of Pushing Political Reform in Myanmar
Pandemic Makes Case for Partnership Between ROK and Myanmar, Other Mekong Nations
Tracing the More Than Century-Old Dream of Building a Myanmar-China Railway
As Myanmar Charter Change Fails, a Good Time to Remember U Win Tin
Myanmar Will Benefit From Deeper Ties With India
What’s in Store for Myanmar in 2020 and Beyond?
The Lady in The Hague
Chinese Electricity: Blessing or Curse for Myanmar?
Flashpoints: Myanmar’s Eight Most Hotly Contested Constitutional Amendment Proposals
Accountability Lacking as Civilian Casualties Mount in Myanmar’s Rakhine Conflict
How Does the NLD’s Push to Amend Myanmar’s Constitution Differ From the USDP’s?