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.
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.