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MYANMAR’S UN LEGITIMACY COMPETITION: The jury is still out

On June 18, the international community conveyed disapproval of the Myanmar's military human rights violations condemning its military coup from the civilian government and...

WEST AND CHINA DRIFTING APART: G7 condemned Myanmar junta but China vowed to work with it

With the strong condemnation of G7 on Myanmar's military coup and the crime against humanity that followed in its crackdown, the western democracies and...

MYANMAR’S MEDIATION BLUES: Negotiation or zero-sum game?

The much hyped nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) Witnesses and Observers participation in a mediation process proposal, to be included with an ASEAN envoy, was...

UNION DAY: A day to rejoice or contemplate?

Once again, it is the 73rd anniversary of Union Day, in other words it is the signing of Panglong Agreement on 12 February 1947,...

INSTANCES OF ETHNIC STATES IN 2020: Status quo remains with uncertainty for the year ahead

The year has been an eventful and exited year for the ethnic states and their populations because of the general election, and even more...

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...

Rejection of Kengtung Palace land appeal shows callous disregard for ethnic rights

By Pippa Curwen Date: 26/2/2020 The Burmese government’s recent rejection of community appeals for the return of the former Kengtung Palace site in eastern Shan State...

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...

Government’s “total peace” in 2020 realizable? 

The opinion piece of January 1, 2020 The Global New Light of Myanmar wrote that "Our new year resolution should be “total peace” in...

AFTERMATH OF C-IN-C TWITTER BAN: Social media impact on government-ethnic relation

As commander-in-chief general Min Aung Hlaing's Twitter account was taken out, due to the lobbying of Maung Tun Khin, a well known Rohingya leader...

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