Myanmar must look beyond short-term recovery from COVID-19 and set a new course based on respect for the environment, sustainable development and economic equality.
30 The News For 30 May 2020
Women in Myanmar make invaluable contributions to peacekeeping and conflict resolution, and their participation in the peace process increases the chances it will succeed.
The Yangon chief minister’s weekend outing—seemingly to hold a religious gathering—suggests a double standard in the enforcement of the government’s anti-COVID-19 orders.
Political structures, constitutions and peace processes cannot confer dignity or legitimacy; those things come from people’s attitudes toward, and trust in, one another.
A year after the rape of a toddler at a Naypyitaw nursery, and months after the President’s Office vowed to uncover the truth, no one has been brought to justice.
Thant Myint-U offers a unique perspective on developments in Myanmar in recent decades in a book that blends history with personal recollection.
Myanmar’s recent repatriation of 22 captured Indian rebels suggests Naypyitaw’s embrace of New Delhi as a counterweight to China is entering a more concrete phase.
With the military’s new ceasefire excluding Rakhine State, and a tough young general promoted to Tatmadaw HQ, the war with the Arakan Army can only get worse.
EU Ambassador to Myanmar Kristian Schmidt explains why we must respond to COVID-19 by coming closer together, rather than cutting ourselves off from the world.
Myanmar people responded generously to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal for donations to fight COVID-19; now the government must do its job and protect their well-being.
Marking World Press Freedom Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to acknowledge the role of the media in subjecting decision-makers to scrutiny.
If we face the isolation imposed on us by the coronavirus with determination and imagination, we could emerge stronger.
A growing number of Korean enterprises are making corporate social responsibility an integral part of their investment in Myanmar.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense of Myanmar in The Hague helped define genocide as a crime deserving of international attention in a way the great powers have seldom done.
Apparently, Myanmar Govt’s COVID-19 Rules Don’t Apply to Yangon Chief Minister
Myanmar’s Return of Indian Rebels: Act of Friendship or Strategic Trade-Off?
All Signs Point to a Worsening of Myanmar’s Rakhine Conflict
Generosity Comes Naturally to Myanmar People, but Don’t Take It for Granted
A tribute to United Nations Peace Keepers and the Women of Peace in Myanmar
Shan Pants, Burmese Longyi and Teenagers: Finding the Moral Imagination for Peace in Myanmar
Personal Histories Behind the Headlines of Modern Myanmar
COVID-19 and the Unfinished Agenda of Funding Disease Control in SE Asia
As Myanmar Charter Change Fails, a Good Time to Remember U Win Tin
Myanmar Will Benefit From Deeper Ties With India
What’s in Store for Myanmar in 2020 and Beyond?
The Lady in The Hague