In this election year, we must be honest about the scope of the challenges that Myanmar faces, but let’s also continue to hope for progress toward peace and prosperity.
Editorial and Opinion
As she leads Myanmar’s legal team to the ICJ, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi returns to the international spotlight, playing a new role: defender of the national interest.
Myanmar is right to worry about Beijing’s influence, but China-bashing isn’t the answer. The message to China—and to all—should be clear: Respect Myanmar’s sovereignty.
As the commander-in-chief visits India, New Delhi and Naypyitaw have much to gain from enhancing mutual ties.
On the Rohingya crisis, the government must prepare to work with ASEAN and others, but ultimately the solution will have to come from within.
We must seize on this moment of optimism to advance the country’s transition to democracy.
Death threats will not dissuade journalists from covering the Rakhine conflict, but the authorities must take steps to protect them.
Declaring a state of emergency or inserting more troops will not solve the root causes of the conflict.
The NLD’s move to amend the Constitution is a first small step in what will surely be a difficult journey.
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