It will reflect poorly on Dhaka if the ICOE is not allowed to gather evidence in Cox’s Bazar.
A golden opportunity for Myanmar and the Republic of Korea to develop a win-win partnership
A foreign nonprofit employee based in the city shared her weekly budget online; what would the famous critic of colonialism, and former resident, make of it all?
To gain the public’s trust, the Myanmar Police Force must end its culture of impunity through reform from within.
The ruling party may be able to chip away at the military's proxies and business interests. But tinkering with its constitutional privileges may prove a step too far.
If we want #BalanceforBetter in the peace process, then let’s amplify powerful female voices, give them a platform, a seat at the table. All of Myanmar will benefit.
The NLD administration’s heavy-handed response to ethnic grievances will only inflame tensions and enhance perceptions that the ‘Bamar’ government is not interested in ethnic
American political scientist Francis Fukuyama said in an interview that the rise of identity politics was "an unhealthy situation for democracy to be in when people line themselves
The future for many, if not most, of them is not in Rakhine State. Rather, it is in the burgeoning cities of South and Southeast Asia, and for some in the West.
By recognizing the roles and responsibilities of armed and civil society groups in conflict areas, they're also an essential step toward self-determination and federalism.
If Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative is truly based on mutual respect, then neither China nor the NLD need fear a popular vote on the controversial dam.
There is a saying in Myanmar, "An island relies on reeds just as reeds rely on the island, " meaning that a person offers help when the other is in need and vice versa.
At this year's event, ethnic armed groups have a golden opportunity to start settling their differences peacefully and devise a new path to peace with the government and military.
Southeast Asian nations benefit from Brussels’ role as a counterweight to major powers in the region
If Myanmar is to rid itself of internal conflict, Burmans must recognize the daily institutionalized discrimination faced by ethnic groups.