Laur Kiik talks with a Kachin elder who was at the root of the Myitsone resistance.
Elizabeth Rhoads offers an alternate appraisal of events surrounding the Aung San Bridge which focuses on competing political factions in the region.
Candidates are slightly younger, there are marginally more women, and religious diversity has taken a hit.
Matthew J Walton looks at the controversy over a bridge in Mon State.
Aung San Suu Kyi and her government can show they are committed to the rule of law by cooperating and giving access to investigators.
After the recent UWSA-hosted Pangkham summit, analyst Liu Yun gives an update on the Wa’s part in Myanmar’s peace process.
Developers and city planners should embrace nature as a welcome advantage, not a hindrance, in Rangoon’s development.
Without truly ‘state-based’ dialogues to engage multiple stakeholders in the local context, ethnic enclaves will only be reinforced, writes Sai Latt.
Arakan National Party chief Dr. Aye Maung is courting renewed controversy with a comeback bid in the upcoming by-election.
Displaced populations along the Thailand-Burma border, including educated youth, continue to be sidelined, writes Leena Zieger.
Article 17(1) of the Unlawful Association Act victimizes individuals based on ethnicity, gender or religious association, particularly in war zones.
A collection of local and scholarly perspectives explores the 17-year Kachin ceasefire, its breakdown in 2011, and beyond.
Analyst Liu Yun says skilled negotiators are needed in Myanmar’s Peace Process.
‘Let us continue the pilgrimage to peace—not return to war.’ His Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo makes a plea for peace and an end to conflict in Myanmar.
Across southeast Burma, ceasefires are holding and communities are beginning to recover from decades of armed conflict.