OPINION
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Please, General, Keep Your Promise Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has promised the military will abide by the results of the election. The nation can’t afford otherwise.

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It’s Time for the NLD to Reciprocate the Public’s Faith Whatever slender hopes Aung San Suu Kyi had of maneuvering her way into the presidency are dashed. What now?

Commentary
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Many locals are not pleased by the release of 155 Chinese loggers, claiming that while the sentence was extreme, so is exoneration.

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Another Sordid Chapter in the History of Karen Factional Conflict Violence once again flared between rival Karen groups this month, adding another chapter to an ignominious history of factional strife and power struggles.

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An Appeal to the Keepers of the Keys in Burma’s Drive to Democracy Burma’s upcoming election must be different, in that unlike the country’s previous two nationwide votes, it must respect the will of the people.

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Love of the Union or Love of the Party? The USDP Must Decide While the USDP is intrinsically linked to the objectives of the Burmese Armed Forces, a faction within the party tries to form a distinct agenda.

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Burma’s Draft Prison Law is Too Vague to Protect Inmates The draft Prison Law currently being debated in Naypyidaw dampens hopes that the prison system is about to undergo the substantive reforms it urgently needs.

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A Deceptive Peace? Will a nationwide ceasefire pact lead to genuine peace in Burma, or prove as transitory as Sri Lanka’s agreement with Tamil fighters more than 10

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The Dangers of Chinese Interference in Illegal Logging Case China should recognize and respect the legal nature of the trial proceedings instead of politicizing the case of the illegal loggers in Kachin State.

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Chainsaw Diplomacy