Preserving Indian Heritage in Myanmar
March 03, 2014
Preserving Indian Heritage in Myanmar
Yangon was once a center for India’s independence struggle. Can the heritage be preserved?
Preserving Indian Heritage in Myanmar
Myanmar Pardons Political Prisoners As Reforms Continue
January 01, 2014
Myanmar Pardons Political Prisoners As Reforms Continue
Myanmar's President Thein Sein began to deliver on a promise made earlier in 2013 by freeing political prisoners.
Myanmar Pardons Political Prisoners As Reforms Continue
Mandela Remembered in Southeast Asia
December 09, 2013
Mandela Remembered in Southeast Asia
Leaders across the region weigh in on Mandela’s legacy.
Mandela Remembered in Southeast Asia
The Surprising Potential of Mongolian-Myanmar Relations
December 04, 2013
The Surprising Potential of Mongolian-Myanmar Relations
Despite some significant differences, the two countries have substantial scope for cooperation.
The Surprising Potential of Mongolian-Myanmar Relations
Naypyidaw Rejects UN Appeal
November 23, 2013
Naypyidaw Rejects UN Appeal
The plight of the Rohingya continues as Myanmar refuses to grant them citizenship.
Naypyidaw Rejects UN Appeal
Tin Htut Paing: On The Run in Myanmar
October 07, 2013
Tin Htut Paing: On The Run in Myanmar
Despite reforms, fighting for your rights in Myanmar remains a dangerous proposition, as one young activist has discovered.
Tin Htut Paing: On The Run in Myanmar
Suu Kyi Lectures Singapore on Materialism
October 03, 2013
Suu Kyi Lectures Singapore on Materialism
Aung San Suu Kyi has suggested that Singapore could learn some soft lessons from her native Myanmar.
Suu Kyi Lectures Singapore on Materialism
The Great Southeast Asian Land Grab
August 08, 2013
The Great Southeast Asian Land Grab
Disputes over land tenure threaten social harmony in a number of ASEAN countries.
The Great Southeast Asian Land Grab
Constitutional Reform Needed for Myanmar’s Ethnic Challenges
July 15, 2013
Constitutional Reform Needed for Myanmar’s Ethnic Challenges
Thein Sein and Aung San Suu Kyi have driven Myanmar’s reform process. They now need to tackle its ethnic challenges.
Constitutional Reform Needed for Myanmar’s Ethnic Challenges
The Mad Monks of Myanmar
July 09, 2013
The Mad Monks of Myanmar
In this photo essay, The Diplomat offers a close-up look at the anti-Muslim 969 movement on the rise in Myanmar today.
The Mad Monks of Myanmar
Joseph Estrada’s Political Comeback
July 08, 2013
Joseph Estrada’s Political Comeback
Ex-convict and former actor Joseph Estrada has reemerged as a major player in Philippine politics.
Joseph Estrada’s Political Comeback
Ashin Wirathu: The Monk Behind Burma’s “Buddhist Terror”
June 25, 2013
Ashin Wirathu: The Monk Behind Burma’s “Buddhist Terror”
A TIME Magazine cover story has riled Thein Sein along with much of the nation.
Ashin Wirathu: The Monk Behind Burma’s “Buddhist Terror”
Myanmar, Burma, Living in La La Land with Two-Child Policy
May 30, 2013
Myanmar, Burma, Living in La La Land with Two-Child Policy
Plans to revive Burma’s two-child limit for Muslim Rohingyas has sparked staunch opposition on moral grounds.
Myanmar, Burma, Living in La La Land with Two-Child Policy
Burma Goes to Press
April 03, 2013
Burma Goes to Press
Burma has taken one step closer to openness with the unfettering of its formerly state-run newspaper industry.
Burma Goes to Press
Women in International Politics: An Essential Element
March 10, 2013
Women in International Politics: An Essential Element
A wave of democratization is sweeping the globe – but women are being left out at precisely the moment when their voices are needed most.
Women in International Politics: An Essential Element
A Brave New Burma?
February 26, 2013
A Brave New Burma?
Amid reforms, Burma remains embroiled in conflict. Have human rights taken a backseat to development?
A Brave New Burma?
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