U.K. Minister of State Hugo Swire on Burma
July 18, 2014
U.K. Minister of State Hugo Swire on Burma
The country has seen remarkable change, even if much more needs to be done.
U.K. Minister of State Hugo Swire on Burma
Who Sold North Korea a New Anti-Ship Missile?
June 13, 2014
Who Sold North Korea a New Anti-Ship Missile?
North Korea’s new Kh-35 anti-ship missile threatens South Korean vessels. Who sold it to Pyongyang?
Who Sold North Korea a New Anti-Ship Missile?
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
January 11, 2014
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
All around the world China's support for authoritarian states is backfiring.
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
Burma’s Treasure Hunt: $10M Expedition to Recover World’s Largest Bell
October 29, 2013
Burma’s Treasure Hunt: $10M Expedition to Recover World’s Largest Bell
Also: No “monkey business” in Jakarta, Ke$ha banned in Malaysia.
Burma’s Treasure Hunt: $10M Expedition to Recover World’s Largest Bell
Burma's President Will Not Run In 2015 Elections
October 26, 2013
Burma's President Will Not Run In 2015 Elections
Thein Sein has chosen not to run in the 2015 elections. Can Myanmar find a visionary leader to replace him?
Burma's President Will Not Run In 2015 Elections
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
August 01, 2013
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
China is hoping to put a new face on its investments in Myanmar. Will history continue to haunt it?
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
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
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
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Visit Burma, Discuss Economic Development
May 20, 2013
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Visit Burma, Discuss Economic Development
Meeting postponed in Seoul, PM Abe has opted to go to Burma instead.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Visit Burma, Discuss Economic Development
The Politics of Numerology: Burma’s 969 vs. 786 and Malaysia’s 505
May 16, 2013
The Politics of Numerology: Burma’s 969 vs. 786 and Malaysia’s 505
In SE Asia, some numbers are used for political and religious ends.
The Politics of Numerology: Burma’s 969 vs. 786 and Malaysia’s 505
ASEAN Needs To Do a Rethink on Burma’s Rohingya Issue
May 10, 2013
ASEAN Needs To Do a Rethink on Burma’s Rohingya Issue
Violence against Burma’s Rohingyas could become a regional issue if ASEAN does not act fast.
ASEAN Needs To Do a Rethink on Burma’s Rohingya Issue
APAC's Weekly Agenda: April 29-May 5
April 29, 2013
APAC's Weekly Agenda: April 29-May 5
The Diplomat presents its weekly list of happenings in the Asia-Pacific. Get the scoop on what’s ahead this week.
APAC's Weekly Agenda: April 29-May 5
Don’t Let the Flames of Nationalism Engulf Southeast Asia
April 06, 2013
Don’t Let the Flames of Nationalism Engulf Southeast Asia
SE Asia has seen a spike in violence recently, highlighting the need for a rethink concerning nationalist rhetoric.
Don’t Let the Flames of Nationalism Engulf Southeast Asia
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
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?
Myanmar’s Developmental Catch-22
February 19, 2013
Myanmar’s Developmental Catch-22
Consumerism and rule of law are taking root in Myanmar. This radical opening brings both opportunity and challenge.
Myanmar’s Developmental Catch-22
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