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My Only Wish for 2019 Is…

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In this pre-election year, defenders of democracy must remain vigilant against any development that could disrupt preparations for the 2020 vote.

A Letter from Mandalay

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In the face of economic and geopolitical influences, Mandalay would do better to work on preservation of its reputation as a cultural capital and promote its heritage and history.

U Than Shwe Shows His Hand 

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The reclusive former strongman continues to see a political role for himself and the military, which still takes cues from him.