A farmer group hopes its “safe food” pilot can introduce the benefits of organic produce to Myanmar’s consumers.
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With India intent on reducing its reliance on China, Taiwan can help bridge the commercial and technological breach resulting from souring New Delhi-Beijing ties.
Some wonder whether the National League for Democracy’s leadership is prepared to ‘walk the walk’ and not just ‘talk the talk’.
In its next term, the government will need to engage its neighbors and regional powers, upholding the NLD’s vow to pursue an “active and independent foreign policy”.
Joe Biden has to work to rebuild Barack Obama’s relationship with Asean after four years of neglect, argues political commentator Kavi Chongkittavorn.
Given the military proxy USDP’s poor election result, the armed forces chief may be reconsidering his rumored political ambitions, but is he too old to stay on as chief?
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s courage won voters’ hearts long ago; it is her commitment to improving their lives and building a true democracy that continues to win their votes.
Legal analysts dismiss the USDP’s claims and warn the party it may find itself breaching the defamation law and COVID-19 restrictions.
A strategic partnership between the two countries could reduce the impact of communist China’s footprint in the region.
Seoul’s ‘New Southern Policy PLUS’ is designed to expedite South Korea’s commitments to ASEAN and expand the horizons of its cooperation with the region and Myanmar.
Bucking pundits’ forcasts and shrugging off the military’s warnings, Myanmar voters gave the NLD an overwhelming mandate to advance the country’s democratic transition.
The next government cannot afford to alienate any stakeholders if the constitutional crisis and ethnic conflicts are to be solved, and Myanmar is to move forward.
The Irrawaddy asks political observers to respond to provocative comments by the military chief on UEC and the institution’s claim on his position.
Tatmadaw chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing’s repeated comments casting doubt on the legitimacy of next week’s election are fueling talk of a possible military coup.
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