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ASEAN Still Stalemated Over Choice of Myanmar Envoy
August 03, 2021

ASEAN Still Stalemated Over Choice of Myanmar Envoy

By Sebastian Strangio
A candidate was expected to be announced at yesterday’s Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, but the bloc appears deadlocked on a number of issues.

Myanmar Junta Forms Caretaker Government, Promises Elections in 2023
August 02, 2021

Myanmar Junta Forms Caretaker Government, Promises Elections in 2023

By Sebastian Strangio
But the announcement will do little to convince the large proportion of the Myanmar public opposing military rule.
David and Goliath: Myanmar’s Armed Resistance at the Crossroads
July 27, 2021

David and Goliath: Myanmar’s Armed Resistance at the Crossroads

By Robert Bociaga
“We can’t just wait to get help until we die”: More and more protesters see no hope for a return to democracy outside of taking up arms.

Myanmar Shadow Government Forms COVID-19 Task Force
July 23, 2021

Myanmar Shadow Government Forms COVID-19 Task Force

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Unity Government hopes to capitalize on the junta's incompetent response to the current COVID-19 surge.

How the Milk Tea Alliance Is Remaking Myanmar
July 23, 2021

How the Milk Tea Alliance Is Remaking Myanmar

By Jasmine Chia and Scott Singer
Why the social media-based movement, and not ASEAN, offers a vision for a democratic and federalist Myanmar.

A Foreign Correspondent in Academia
July 22, 2021

A Foreign Correspondent in Academia

By Luke Hunt
A conversation about jailed colleagues in Myanmar, the COVID-19 pandemic, and teaching journalism.

Myanmar Hemorrhages Jobs Due to Coup Crisis, COVID-19
July 22, 2021

Myanmar Hemorrhages Jobs Due to Coup Crisis, COVID-19

By Sebastian Strangio
The International Labor Organization reports “a continuous deterioration in labor market conditions since the military takeover.”
Myanmar’s Junta Tries – and Fails – to Appoint a New UN Ambassador
July 21, 2021

Myanmar’s Junta Tries – and Fails – to Appoint a New UN Ambassador

By Sebastian Strangio
But the military's takeover has trapped foreign governments between dueling moral and diplomatic imperatives.

Yunnan Sees COVID-19 Spike as Myanmar Slides Toward ‘Super-Spreader’ State
July 21, 2021

Yunnan Sees COVID-19 Spike as Myanmar Slides Toward ‘Super-Spreader’ State

By Sebastian Strangio
The former head of the Myanmar's COVID-19 response says the country could be facing "up to 400,000" dead.

As Delta Variant Rages in Southeast Asia, Health Workers Warned Not to Speak Out
July 20, 2021

As Delta Variant Rages in Southeast Asia, Health Workers Warned Not to Speak Out

By Alifah Zainuddin
The pandemic has highlighted deep-rooted problems in health service. Medical workers voicing out their concerns have put governments on the defensive.

Myanmar’s Generals Are Struggling to Tell Their Story
July 19, 2021

Myanmar’s Generals Are Struggling to Tell Their Story

By Luke Hunt
Big lie campaigns don’t come cheap, as a spin doctor takes his leave 
Myanmar Plunges Into Deadly Third COVID-19 Wave
July 19, 2021

Myanmar Plunges Into Deadly Third COVID-19 Wave

By Naw Theresa
COVID-19 vaccination efforts have become fatally entangled in the hostilities unleashed by the February coup.

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