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BOOK REVIEW: Rebel Politics – A Political Sociology of Armed Struggle in Myanmar’s Borderlands

A new book came out in October 2019, titled “Rebel Politics - A Political Sociology of Armed Struggle in Myanmar’s Borderlands,” written by David...

Book Review : Myanmar’s Political Transition and Lost Opportunities (2010-2016)

Book title                  : Myanmar’s Political Transition and Lost Opportunities (2010-2016) Author                       : Ye Htut Date of publication: 1 October 2019 Price                           : $ 42.04 (Amazon.com) Two excellent reviews have already been...

BURMA/MYANMAR STAKEHOLDERS’ URGENT TASK: Three key issues that ought to be on the right track in 2020 

We have been deeply sunk in civil war, or should we say ethnic conflict war, ever since the inception of Union of Burma in...

ETHNIC CONFLICT ESCALATION: NA-B raids in Pyin Oo Lwin and Nawngkhio

In the pre-dawn early hours of August 15, three members out four belonging to the Northern Alliance – Burma (NA-B), the Arakan Army (AA),...

THE SHOWDOWN BEGINS: Constitutional amendment debacles

Following the July 15, 45-member constitutional reform committee submission to the Union Parliament, in a report which includes over 3,700 recommendations covering 457 provisions...

United States’ Burma Political Prisoners Assistance Act to sail through ?

On July 10, senator Edward J. Markey (Democrat - Massachusetts) and Marsha Blackburn (Republican - Tennessee) introduced legislation bill prioritizing the release of political...

GOVERNMENT-KNU LAND POLICY ROW: NLD functionary arrested by KNU on land dispute

On July 5, Kyaikmayaw township National League for Democracy (NLD) news and information team member and also NLD Kyonekwe village general secretary Saw Kaung...

DEADLY LINKAGE: Drugs, weapons, money laundry and the Chinese

On June 26,  the 32nd International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, narcotics seized in 2018 were destroyed in three cities in Myanmar....

BURMA’S MONGLA CELEBRATES: 30th Anniversary of Peace

On the occasion of Mongla's 30th peace anniversary which falls on June 30, leader of the National Democratic Alliance Army (NDAA) Sai Lin told...

CHINA’S THAI-MYANMAR BORDER INVESTMENT: Shwe Kokko Chinatown mega-project

As buildings after buildings spring up in Shwe Kokko, a remote Karen border town bordering Thailand, many wonder whether this mega-project real estate development is just...

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