November 02, 2021
Former US Diplomat Bill Richardson Meets Myanmar Leader
By Grant Peck
Myanmar's health care system is largely broken amid widespread resistance to the military's February coup. Richardson was in the country to discuss delivery of humanitarian aid.
August 25, 2021
Between COVID and the Coup, a Humanitarian Emergency Is Underway in Myanmar
By Robert Bociaga
A looming humanitarian disaster proves the West’s unwillingness to counter the junta.
October 17, 2020
Myanmar’s High-Risk Election
By Tom Fawthrop
Aung San Suu Kyi’s dangerous gamble to push ahead with a controversial election as a second wave of COVID-19 hits Myanmar hard.
September 11, 2020
Racism Is Fueling Myanmar’s Deadly Second Wave of COVID-19
By Andrew Nachemson
Anti-migrant -- and especially anti-Rohingya and anti-Rakhine -- sentiments are undermining efforts to control the pandemic.
May 28, 2020
Pandemic Adds New Threat for Rohingyas in Myanmar
By Param-Preet Singh and Nadia Hardman
Burmese authorities are using COVID-19 response measures as a pretext to harass and extort Rohingyas.
May 20, 2020
Is China Deploying COVID-19 Diplomacy to Speed BRI Projects in Myanmar?
By Shah Suraj Bharat
At present, fears that China is using the pandemic to exert excessive pressure and push through BRI projects in Myanmar are exaggerated.
May 06, 2020
Myanmar’s 2020 Elections: What Does the Future Hold?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
If the polls move forward despite the pandemic, it will be a landmark development for Myanmar.
May 01, 2020
Myanmar and COVID-19
By Kyaw San Wai
Myanmar is having to weigh competing public health and socioecononmic concerns, all with an eye toward navigating the precarious civil-military balance.
April 17, 2020
COVID-19 Threatens Myanmar’s Economy
By Shah Suraj Bharat
Myanmar looks to East Asian states to support an ailing economy amid the pandemic.
April 12, 2020
In Myanmar, Hunger Overshadows COVID-19 for Yangon’s Poorest
By Lorcan Lovett
Myanmar's lockdown will hit the urban poor hard. That's inspiring charitable donation -- and labor strikes.
March 28, 2020
Myanmar Braces for Coronavirus Outbreak
By Tej Parikh
Myanmar has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus. Can it prevent infections from exploding?