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New things to learn about an old neighbor

The Thais, like the Burmese do about them, have a cock-eyed view about its western neighbor. That is one of the reasons why non-Burmans...

PRESIDENTIAL AMNESTY: More anger than benefit for releasing Chinese loggers?

It is supposed to be a diplomatic coup, when President Thein Sein freed the 155 Chinese workers, that were sentenced to life imprisonment for...

NATIONWIDE CEASEFIRE AGREEMENT: More of a stalemate than progress?

Media and some optimistic leaders from Ethnic Armed Organizations-Senior Delegation (EAOs-SD) and Union Peace-making Work Committee (UPWC) have been hailing that the recent peace...

CEASEFIRE TALKS: Would Min Aung Hlaing’s professed military supremacy stance derail peace process?

After reading, Union Peace-making Work Committee (UPWC) top trouble shooter and government's leading peace negotiator, U Aung Min and Ethnic Armed Organizations' Senior Delegation...

Would regime’s party rising democratic awareness help Burma Army reformation?

It won't be wrong to conclude that most of Burma's woes today stem from decades long military dictatorship, which have started with the military...

Peace Process in Burma: peace building or state building?

Title of paper:    Settlement in the Civil Wars of Myanmar and Sri Lanka: the Success, Failure, and Deception of the Peace Process Author:                Jiwon...

PERSPECTIVE: Constitutional Amendments, Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement and November Election

With the announcement of November 8 nationwide election, the linkage of the constitutional amendment debacle and on going problematic Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) issues...

Making it hard what’s easy

Making it hard what’s easy That’s the way of the world This passage from acclaimed songwriter Sai Kham Lake’s Thake Chit Ya De Nwe Tin (Most...

Optimism soars as government and ethnic groups renewed peace talks

Many could now relax with a deep sigh, as the Union Peace-making Work Committee (UPWC) and Ethnic Armed Organizations' (EAOs) Senior Delegation (SD) have...

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