While China and Russia get a lot of bad press for backing the brutal Min Aung Hlaing regime, New Delhi’s quiet embrace of the junta has been largely ignored.
The new head of the Australian Embassy will only carry the title “chargé d’affaires” instead of ambassador.
Ex-US envoy Scot Marciel argues that the military has left no room for real negotiation; he also says Bangkok and Washington should cooperate to help refugees.
The National Unity Government’s foreign minister Daw Zin Mar Aung tells The Irrawaddy the revolution is going to win and other countries should back the winning side.
Prak Sokhonn is due to address Myanmar’s crisis as an ASEAN special envoy from March 20 to 23.
Webinar panelists say the Myanmar crisis could give Bangkok an opportunity to rejuvenate its diplomatic presence.