Bo Kyi spent eight years in a Myanmar prison, including a year in solitary confinement, for political activism. He has some advice to help get us through our COVID-19 isolation.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a powerful reminder of our interconnectedness, and in both Korea and Myanmar, it may serve to promote national unity and advance the peace process.
Myanmar’s military is not the only force with the discipline to take on COVID-19, as doctors, nurses and journalists work on the frontlines to protect the lives of citizens.
The aid industry as we know it may be one of the many victims of the coronavirus pandemic. At minimum, globalization has taken a big hit; protectionism is back—with a vengeance.
ASEAN leaders must do more to coordinate their efforts to combat COVID-19 as each country’s health depends on that of its neighbors.
A letter from Myanmar’s Assistance Association for Political Prisoners on the 20th anniversary of their founding shows how far the country has come and how far is left to go.
The steps Korea has taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus, recently held up as exemplary by the WHO, hold valuable lessons for its partners in the Mekong region.
If China’s plan for a high-speed railway between Kyaukphyu in Rakhine State and Yunnan goes ahead, it will realize a vision first put forward by 19th-century colonizers.
Ahead of International Women’s Day on Sunday, the British and Norwegian ambassadors call for greater inclusion of women in Myanmar’s peace process.
Amid the world’s longest-running ethnic insurgency, Karen people have initiated a conservation project that advances a vision for peace and self-determination.
India’s engagement with Myanmar should be aimed at fostering democracy, building a federal union and achieving peace—not merely chasing geopolitical goals.
Conveniently for the military, the Myanmar government and the international community have opted to push a discredited ‘development over peace’ strategy in Karen State.
When the Myanmar military, like the British colonial army, hammers a population into desperation, the result may be more destructive than the problem they set out to resolve.
The diplomatic missions of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden are organizing their annual Nordic Day Event on Feb. 14. The topic of this year’s Nordic Day is ‘Mobilization of Young
The legitimacy of the 2020 election is threatened by the exclusion of millions of ethnic voters working overseas. Reforms are needed to ensure their participation.