Myanmar’s military regime is following a familiar playbook after seizing power and overturning democracy.
World’s largest democracy sends mixed signals with its ambiguous stance on the military regime in Myanmar.
Even small transactions can result in criminal charges for those involved as sanction enforcement becomes more aggressive.
The inclusion of a number of figures with longstanding ties to China in its cabinet suggests the regime anticipated its Feb. 1 coup would lead to international isolation.
The giant neighbor to the north has been meddling in Myanmar’s affairs for generations despite the official line.
Can ASEAN’s ‘friend to all, enemy of none’ philosophy create meaningful dialogue about the Myanmar’s future?
The giant neighbor’s strategic and economic interests are at risk if the country descends into civil war.
The recent UN General Assembly meeting reflected the strong international support for civil resistance to the Myanmar coup—and the lack of it in neighboring countries.
Military authorities are undoing democratic safeguards written into law over the past five years, while attempting to create legal cover for their power grab on Feb. 1.
The senior NLD government figure dropped out of sight after sending a series of ominous texts during a meeting with Myanmar military generals shortly before the coup.
Muslim lawyer U Ko Ni was gunned down in daylight at Yangon’s airport in 2017 but no motive has been established and the supposed mastermind is still at large.
The commander-in-chief’s recent comments on the possibility of revoking the Constitution have only added fuel to the fire.
Too much pressure from Washington on the Rohingya could push Naypyitaw closer to Beijing and provide ammunition for ultranationalists, they warn.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says Thailand remains committed to developing the SEZ, despite Naypyitaw’s termination of an agreement with the Thai contractor.
Sergey Shoigu’s visit to Naypyitaw sends a signal that Moscow’s role in modernizing Myanmar’s military is set to deepen.