The U.S. vice president’s lecture on democracy lacked credibility, but the State Counselor may have missed an opportunity to enlist more help from Washington.
20 The News For 20 November 2018
Exercising freedom of expression is not a crime in a democratic society, yet it is in Myanmar.
An entrenched, male-dominated ‘security approach’ has left the peace process deadlocked.
A spate of high-profile arrests and a rising crime rate are putting the prospects for a lasting peace in Rakhine State at risk.
A day before World Mental Health Day, the AAPP’s Bo Kyi writes of the importance that individuals are taught to manage stress, especially given Myanmar’s recent political histo
We call on the govt to address two major issues, the lack of respect for the right to information and the continued existence of unjust and undemocratic laws, writes Bo Kyi.
Trust building and winning hearts are defining factors of South Korea's peace initiative and can help inspire Myanmar's own peace efforts, the Korean ambassador says.
Myanmar’s leaders should take examples from the Korean leaders’ willingness for peace, their sending of special delegations and face-to-face meetings.
Already wielding considerable political power under the Constitution, and with the NLD making itself more unpopular by the day, why would it?
Unable to decipher our leaders’ carefully chosen words, many would-be analysts of Myanmar badly misread the political situation here.
The agency deserves praise for opening bribery cases against the Yangon attorney general and five other officials, but this is just the beginning of its fight.
Bidhayak Das looks at whether the current framework agreement will hold through the finalization of a Naga peace deal.
New standard operating procedures in jails fail to address systemic issues, lingering problems and the suggestions of former political prisoners, writes Bo Kyi.
Myanmar’s journalists do not have the protection of the law or the government, but in Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s own words, they have the protection of the truth
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