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.
The reasons are many. For one, Myanmar's falling out with the West over the Rohingya crisis gives China leverage to insist on a project neither Naypyitaw nor locals want.
The audacious rhetoric of the Arakan Army appeals to an ethnic group feeling decades of neglect and political isolation from the Union.
Conflicting values of nationalism and liberal democracy in Myanmar creates hindrances for political reform and the implementation of democracy.
Materializing as it has in the midst of a stalemate in the peace process, the ceasefire has come about for a number of reasons.
Now is the right time for Myanmar's leaders not to isolate themselves in Naypyitaw but to engage and build trust with the G20.
Amid mounting pressure from the international community, refusing to quash the unjust verdict of the three Kachin activists is wrong, writes analyst Joe Kumbun.
Myanmar’s conflict zones have re-emerged as centers of the international drug trade, as meth—unlike opium—doesn’t require cultivation and is not dependent on the weather.
Exercising freedom of expression is not a crime in a democratic society, yet it is in Myanmar.
An entrenched, male-dominated ‘security approach’ has left the peace process deadlocked.
A spate of high-profile arrests and a rising crime rate are putting the prospects for a lasting peace in Rakhine State at risk.
A day before World Mental Health Day, the AAPP’s Bo Kyi writes of the importance that individuals are taught to manage stress, especially given Myanmar’s recent political histo
We call on the govt to address two major issues, the lack of respect for the right to information and the continued existence of unjust and undemocratic laws, writes Bo Kyi.
Trust building and winning hearts are defining factors of South Korea's peace initiative and can help inspire Myanmar's own peace efforts, the Korean ambassador says.