Across southeast Burma, ceasefires are holding and communities are beginning to recover from decades of armed conflict.
To explore gender and power in Burma, we must move past the idea that Burmese women’s experiences parallel those of white women.
Villagers on the border of Chin State and Sagaing Division want a proper road, not a nickel mine.
Liu Yun takes a critical look at the Northern Alliance offensive and China-Myanmar relations.
The aim ‘is to demonstrate what truly good governance could be for the Salween River Basin,’ says environmentalist Paul Sein Twa.
The KNU’s challenge lies in being a credible government in areas under its control—and where authority is shared with the Burmese government.
As Asean turns 50, scholar and columnist Kavi Chongkittavorn considers what’s been achieved and what’s in store for the Southeast Asia bloc.
As the ninth leader of the United Nations takes the helm, Myint Zan recalls how U Thant of Burma came to feel about the burdens of the office.
The resurgence of a strong ethnic Kachin cultural and political identity recent years is a direct result of intensified Burma Army repression.
The Karen people of the Kheshorter Community Forest are living proof that humans can co-exist with natural ecosystems and leave a smaller footprint.
This could be the beginning of a new Islamic-inspired insurgency in Burma, which could impact peace and stability in other countries in the region.
A reflection on the possibilities available to Burmese youth, and the future openings and lingering limits they represent.
The 250th anniversary of the Freedom of the Press Act in Sweden reminds the Swedish Ambassador to Burma of the long road to promote free expression.
On World AIDS Day, the spotlight will be on Myanmar—a model of how to implement strategies to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030.
A discussion of questions of consumerism, capitalism, and links to a new dependence on social media among Burma’s youth.