Nationwide ceasefire signatories continue talks to include other groups in the peace process, especially ahead of the next 21st-Century Panglong summit.
20 The News For 20 January 2020
The concept of ‘pauk-phaw’ fraternal relations between Myanmar and China is mere diplomatic jargon, but the two countries’ mutual dependence is very real.
Myanmar’s people welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping, but he has work to do if China truly wants to write a new chapter in the countries’ bilateral relationship.
During his upcoming visit to Myanmar, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s top priority will be advancing Beijing’s strategy to project its power into the Indian Ocean.
The Irrawaddy presents an infographic examining high-level visits to Myanmar by Chinese leaders from 1954 to 2014, and their significance for bilateral relations.
If India wants to secure its place as a regional power in the Indo-Pacific, a stable and autonomous Myanmar is very much in its interest.
In this election year, we must be honest about the scope of the challenges that Myanmar faces, but let’s also continue to hope for progress toward peace and prosperity.
Three active ethnic armed groups have extended their ceasefire by two months but fighting persists in Rakhine State.
Rejecting the NLD and ethnic parties’ constitutional amendment process, the Myanmar military has gone its own way on charter change, submitting proposals independently.
Too busy writing stories about a ‘fallen icon’, the world’s media ignored Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s message that accountability for the Rohingya crisis should begin at home.
The Myanmar military and ethnic armed groups deny using landmines, but the growing civilian casualty toll tells a different story.
History shows us that extreme nationalism breeds violence and misery; it must not be allowed to take root in Myanmar.
Amid international pressure over rights abuses, Myanmar has embraced Chinese intervention. But Myanmar would do better to see past China’s agenda and look to the West.
An understanding of key facts is missing from the prevailing international view of The Gambia’s genocide case against Myanmar.
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