In spite of not unwarranted fears over the conduct of Burma’s general election on Nov. 8, a peaceful, credible vote has given rise to new
RANGOON — Few trusted Burma’s Union Election Commission (UEC) Chairman Tin Aye when he first took up the role in 2011. As a former general,
There is a common misperception that even Burma’s first, 1947 Constitution, barred persons married to foreign citizens from becoming the country’s president or vice president.
Officials of Burma’s ruling party will be forced to embark on some serious soul-searching if they wish to remain relevant in Burmese politics. The results
RANGOON — Just over two weeks since voters turned out in droves for a peaceful general election that ushered in a conclusive majority in favor
NAYPYIDAW — The overwhelming majority of Burmese voters spoke in one, clear voice on Nov. 8. They voted against “business as usual.” They lined up
Author Nilanjana Sengupta waxes philosophical about what nationalism means in Burma through an examination of Suu Kyi’s literary preferences.
A new report by the Karen Women’s Organization examines the results of legal cases related to sexual-and gender-based violence in Thailand’s refugee camps.
Over the election period, there has been an obvious focus on Aung San Suu Kyi and her future political role in Burma. Many articles and