Charter Reforms in Southeast Asia: The Good, The Bad, and The Half-Serious
August 20, 2014
Charter Reforms in Southeast Asia: The Good, The Bad, and The Half-Serious
Constitutional changes reflect democracy’s transitive nature in Southeast Asia.
Charter Reforms in Southeast Asia: The Good, The Bad, and The Half-Serious
Myanmar’s Constitutional Uncertainty
July 21, 2014
Myanmar’s Constitutional Uncertainty
A massive campaign for constitutional reform has ended, with uncertain results.
Myanmar’s Constitutional Uncertainty
Myanmar: Revival of the Lost Kingdom
June 30, 2014
Myanmar: Revival of the Lost Kingdom
Myanmar still requires extensive reform before investors will jump in with both feet, but noticeable progress is underway.
Myanmar: Revival of the Lost Kingdom
U Win Tin: Insights from Myanmar’s Tiger in Chief
April 30, 2014
U Win Tin: Insights from Myanmar’s Tiger in Chief
The author shares recollections from his interview with the late author and activist.
U Win Tin: Insights from Myanmar’s Tiger in Chief
The Legacy of Writer and Activist Win Tin
April 24, 2014
The Legacy of Writer and Activist Win Tin
One of Myanmar’s most dominant democracy figures has died, at 85.
The Legacy of Writer and Activist Win Tin
Myanmar: The Worsening Plight of the Rohingya
March 19, 2014
Myanmar: The Worsening Plight of the Rohingya
It has been a tragic start to the year for Myanmar’s persecuted Muslim minority.
Myanmar: The Worsening Plight of the Rohingya
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
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