In Myanmar, A Simple Verdict on a Flawed Election
January 08, 2016
In Myanmar, A Simple Verdict on a Flawed Election
For many in Myanmar, criticisms of the recent elections are immaterial and the reality on the ground is much different.
In Myanmar, A Simple Verdict on a Flawed Election
Sri Lanka to Buy 8 Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter Jets
January 07, 2016
Sri Lanka to Buy 8 Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter Jets
Sri Lanka and Pakistan agreed to the deal on the second of day of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Colombo.
Sri Lanka to Buy 8 Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter Jets
Scores Injured as Earthquake Strikes Northeast India
January 05, 2016
Scores Injured as Earthquake Strikes Northeast India
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.
Scores Injured as Earthquake Strikes Northeast India
The (Few) Generals That Don’t Exit in Myanmar
November 20, 2015
The (Few) Generals That Don’t Exit in Myanmar
Myanmar's military took a bashing in the polls on November 8, but it will continue to play a role in politics.
The (Few) Generals That Don’t Exit in Myanmar
Groundhog Day: China-Pakistan JF-17 Fighter Has its First Buyer
November 13, 2015
Groundhog Day: China-Pakistan JF-17 Fighter Has its First Buyer
China and Pakistan (again?) signed a contract with an unidentified Asian country.
Groundhog Day: China-Pakistan JF-17 Fighter Has its First Buyer
Why A Free and Fair Election In Myanmar Matters
November 07, 2015
Why A Free and Fair Election In Myanmar Matters
As Myanmar prepares for an historic election, 18-year-old Moe Thae Khaing is ready to cast her first ballot.
Why A Free and Fair Election In Myanmar Matters
Fighting Menstruation Stigma in Myanmar
October 11, 2015
Fighting Menstruation Stigma in Myanmar
In Yangon, artist Ma Ei has turned her period into a 3-day piece of performance art.
Fighting Menstruation Stigma in Myanmar
The Great Myanmar Timber Heist
October 07, 2015
The Great Myanmar Timber Heist
China’s One Belt, One Road project is already having very real repercussions for Myanmar.
The Great Myanmar Timber Heist
Interview: Chasing A River's Tail
October 07, 2015
Interview: Chasing A River's Tail
Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright have set out on a journey to follow the Mekong river from sea to source.
Interview: Chasing A River's Tail
India and Myanmar Deepen Defense Cooperation
July 18, 2015
India and Myanmar Deepen Defense Cooperation
India and Myanmar will expand defense cooperation and work on monitoring insurgent activity along their border.
India and Myanmar Deepen Defense Cooperation
One Belt, One Road, One Frenzied Debate
June 24, 2015
One Belt, One Road, One Frenzied Debate
Just like China’s overheating stock market, the ‘OBOR’ debate needs to cool down if it wants sustainable development.
One Belt, One Road, One Frenzied Debate
Is This Country the Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter’s First Customer?
June 24, 2015
Is This Country the Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter’s First Customer?
The mystery continues: one media source claims that the JF-17 has been sold, another denies it.
Is This Country the Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter’s First Customer?
Confirmed: Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter Jet Has its First Buyer
June 15, 2015
Confirmed: Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter Jet Has its First Buyer
An unnamed Asian country will be the JF-17s first export destination.
Confirmed: Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter Jet Has its First Buyer
India’s Myanmar Operation: A Signal of Intent
June 12, 2015
India’s Myanmar Operation: A Signal of Intent
India's recent cross-border strike into Myanmar leaves many questions, but it's no model for Pakistan-based terror.
India’s Myanmar Operation: A Signal of Intent
There's an App For That (in Myanmar)
June 02, 2015
There's an App For That (in Myanmar)
Emerging from years of censorship to capitalize on growing demand for local apps, developers jump straight to mobile.
There's an App For That (in Myanmar)
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
May 16, 2015
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
The tragedy unfolding in the Andaman Sea can no longer be ignored.
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
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