It will reflect poorly on Dhaka if the ICOE is not allowed to gather evidence in Cox’s Bazar.
21 The News For 21 April 2019
A golden opportunity for Myanmar and the Republic of Korea to develop a win-win partnership
Ahead of major events at the United Wa State Army’s headquarters to mark 30 years of a successful ceasefire, Lawi Weng discusses Wa’s delicate balance of power and peace.
Death threats will not dissuade journalists from covering the Rakhine conflict, but the authorities must take steps to protect them.
For State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, saving the Irrawaddy River means saving herself.
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?
Government urged to strengthen legal protections and enhance transparency before committing to further China-backed projects
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.
The public has endured three years of incompetence and lack of accountability from their state and regional leaders.
Declaring a state of emergency or inserting more troops will not solve the root causes of the conflict.
Trust between ethnic groups is breaking down, monasteries have become IPD camps and people are being forced to join ethnic armies.
The NLD had no choice but to force the military to engage with constitutional reform in Parliament
A closer look at the facts and figures behind expanding China-owned tissue culture banana plantations causing havoc for locals and lawmakers in Kachin State.
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