Well into the fourth year of Myanmar’s reforms, a major question remains: Can the country develop its economy on an egalitarian basis?
After decades of armed conflict, government and ethnic Karenni medics team up to provide health care to impoverished communities in eastern Burma.
Universities seem to be systematically discouraging women from pursuing many leadership roles, and it’s a great loss for our country’s overall development.
The real lessons from the census were the blithe indifference by UNFPA and the Burmese government to the potential for violence the census could spark.
If the team looking for the sunken Dhammazedi Bell has located it, the mission to bring it to the surface could take months.
Myanmar will need the cooperation of its cronies if the country is to overcome the so-called “resource curse” and reduce economic inequality.
The government and Myanmar’s ethnic armed rebel groups will both need to make sacrifices if the country is to achieve a lasting peace.
An electoral system of proportional representation for Myanmar is being wrongly vilified by some political stakeholders who would benefit from its implementation.
For more than 50 years, Myanmar’s generals have mistakenly believed that only with the military in charge could the country be stable.
Myanmar is a market where opportunity lurks behind every challenge, a lesson telecommunications players would do well to heed as the country’s mobile revolution unfolds.
Friday’s release of 91 children and young people by the Myanmar military is a welcome step, but child recruitment remains ongoing and persistent.
Ethnically aligned political parties say proposals to change the country’s electoral system are not in their best interest.
President Thein Sein’s government can and must act to stop the acts of sexual violence committed by Tatmadaw soldiers in Burma’s ethnic states.
Washington should be posing the same tough questions that Burmese journalists now sentenced to 10 years in prison for their reporting have dared to ask.
After journalists were imprisoned for writing about a secret military installation in Magwe Division, experts are concerned about what could be produced at the site.
Given how much the international community has staked on President Thein Sein, it is surprising how little scrutiny of him there has been.
An official from the Myanmar Peace Center says risk-taking in necessary for peace, but a risk-adverse mentality often overshadows peace processes.