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In Bangkok, Myanmar’s Exiles Find Space and Time to Rebuild

In Bangkok, Myanmar’s Exiles Find Space and Time to Rebuild

By Morgan Reinwald
Art houses, tea, and kickboxing offer jobs – and some respite – from the country’s ongoing conflict.

Myanmar Armed Group Calls for Evacuation as It Approaches Border Town

Myanmar Armed Group Calls for Evacuation as It Approaches Border Town

By Sebastian Strangio
The Arakan Army has called for the mostly Rohingya residents of Maungdaw to leave, a month after it was accused of mass arson attacks in a neighboring township.
Myanmar Growth to Remain Stagnant As Conflict, Displacement Spreads

Myanmar Growth to Remain Stagnant As Conflict, Displacement Spreads

By Sebastian Strangio
The World Bank predicts the country's economy to grow by 1 percent this fiscal year, but even that seems optimistic in the current circumstances.

The Burning of Buthidaung: Allegations, Denials, and Silence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

The Burning of Buthidaung: Allegations, Denials, and Silence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

By Naw Theresa
Reports of arson attacks and the mass displacement of Rohingya civilians in western Myanmar are being used as rhetorical weapons in the country's civil war.

Thailand and Myanmar’s Road Ahead: A Chat with Pichai Chuensuksawadi

Thailand and Myanmar’s Road Ahead: A Chat with Pichai Chuensuksawadi

By Luke Hunt
A veteran editor reflects on five decades on the front lines of the Thai media.

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Myanmar Junta Launches Crackdown on Gold, Currency Traders

Myanmar Junta Launches Crackdown on Gold, Currency Traders

By Sebastian Strangio
The massive gap between the black market and official rates for the kyat has created lucrative opportunities for arbitrage.

Junta Airstrike Hits Wedding in Myanmar’s North, Dozens Feared Dead

Junta Airstrike Hits Wedding in Myanmar’s North, Dozens Feared Dead

By Sebastian Strangio
As the military junta loses ground, it has come to rely more heavily on air strikes to wreak vengeance on resistance-held areas.
Severe Turbulence over Myanmar

Severe Turbulence over Myanmar

By Sribala Subramanian
Could the pilots of Singapore Airlines Flight SQ321 have bypassed a thunderstorm? 

Tin Oo, Former General and Founder of Myanmar’s NLD, Dies at 97

Tin Oo, Former General and Founder of Myanmar’s NLD, Dies at 97

By Sebastian Strangio
During his long career, Tin Oo played important roles on both sides of the struggle between the military and the pro-democracy movement.

An End to Myanmar’s Civil War? A Conversation With Paul Greening

An End to Myanmar’s Civil War? A Conversation With Paul Greening

By Luke Hunt
Greening says anti-regime forces could capture the Irrawaddy Basin and eventually declare victory over the junta.

In Timor-Leste, Activists Voice ‘Solidarity’ for Myanmar as Conflict Worsens

In Timor-Leste, Activists Voice ‘Solidarity’ for Myanmar as Conflict Worsens

By Fritzie Rodriguez
At a public hearing hosted by the country's national human rights institution this week, local and regional activists called for greater action to address the intensifying crisis.
Asian Synthetic Drug Production Continued to Grow in 2023, UN Says

Asian Synthetic Drug Production Continued to Grow in 2023, UN Says

By Sebastian Strangio
Last year saw East and Southeast Asian governments seize 190 tons of methamphetamine, the largest amount ever recorded in a single year.

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