With an election looming, we can only expect their hate-mongering to intensify
The United Wa State Army’s 30th anniversary peace celebration was a new spectacle of strength and autonomy, but their precise demands remain unchanged.
The spectacle of a government using the only tool at its disposal to protect journalists—a presidential pardon—is no cause for celebration.
Not welcome in the West, Tatmadaw leaders are boosting arms purchases from Russia and consultations with China, despite the latter’s ongoing support for border-based EAOs.
The development of the Wa capital Panghsang symbolizes the UWSA’s transformation into a force to be reckoned with, militarily and politically.
Many seem to think that Myanmar's civil war would surely end if all armed groups would only sign the NCA. But the NCA does not deliver what they crave most — self-determination.
Ahead of major events at the United Wa State Army’s headquarters to mark 30 years of a successful ceasefire, Lawi Weng discusses Wa’s delicate balance of power and peace.
For State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, saving the Irrawaddy River means saving herself.
As the State Counselor prepares to attend the BRI summit in Beijing, the likely political cost of yielding to China is becoming impossible to ignore.
The public has endured three years of incompetence and lack of accountability from their state and regional leaders.
The NLD had no choice but to force the military to engage with constitutional reform in Parliament
The government and military have been blaming Myanmar's drug trade on their most hated enemies for a long time. The UNODC should get wise to the ruse or continue to be their tool.
The state-level steering committee must answer questions on the Chinese contractor’s qualifications, eventual ownership of the huge project and many other issues.
Estranged from his former Army colleagues, and with his partnership with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi showing signs of strain, the retired general seems to be out in the cold.
Killers have taken history into their hands on several occasions in the recent past. Some achieved their immediate goals, others didn’t—but history will be their ultimate judge