The National League for Democracy says it wants to hear the voices and concerns of ethnic parties but has been inflexible on where to open their talks.
Given Beijing’s support for the government—not to mention its views on democracy—did the senior general really expect Wang Yi to sympathize with his voter fraud claims?
As the military becomes increasingly concerned with securing offshore resources and deterring regional threats, its appetite for hardware will only grow.
The State Counselor and the military chief reportedly met last weekend; with each holding the key to the other’s goals, the encounter raises interesting possibilities.
The trust that Japan enjoys on both sides of the Rakhine conflict has already yielded results on the ground; the same cannot be said of other foreign negotiators.
Some in the Tatmadaw would prefer to install a consultative council to reduce the authority of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Some wonder whether the National League for Democracy’s leadership is prepared to ‘walk the walk’ and not just ‘talk the talk’.
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?
Legal analysts dismiss the USDP’s claims and warn the party it may find itself breaching the defamation law and COVID-19 restrictions.
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.
Riots, abductions, and deadly attacks in this campaign have reached record numbers compared to 2015.
Before his detention, the key figure behind the UDP developed a network of connections ranging from Chinese triads and Wa warlords to the DEA and foreign diplomats.
Will federal units be drafting ‘state constitutions’ or ‘state laws’? That’s the latest hang-up.
The United Democratic Party is fielding more than 1,000 candidates in November’s election but its leader, U Kyaw Myint, has failed to answer questions about his past.
With the route through Parliament stymied, could the Union Accord provide a path toward negotiations that lead to meaningful change after the election?