Political Reform in Myanmar
With a national election fast approaching, barriers to peace remain in Myanmar’s ethnic borderlands.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) will face a tough test at the polls on November 8th. But so too will the country’s fragile democratic institutions.
Exploring the interests and motivations underpinning China’s historical involvement in Wa state along the Myanmar border.
With ethnic conflicts flaring up and down the country, reinvigorating the nation-level peace process will be challenging – but not impossible.
Will the once revered Aung San Suu Kyi be able to resuscitate her country’s stalled peace process?
Five economies headed for boom or bust in 2018.
Cooperating with Kachin’s rebels affords China diplomatic leverage and protection for its considerable investments in the area. But is it worth the damage to its relations with Naypyidaw?
Policymakers should tackle Asia’s diversity problem to reap not just a moral dividend, but an economic one as well.
Even after a year of NLD rule, press freedom in Myanmar is languishing in the dark ages.
The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine state is drawing international condemnation and fraying relations between the civilian and military authorities.