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  • Rohingya crisis A concern for the region

    Rohingya crisis: A concern for the region

    Myanmar, on its part must, realise that blaming all the current atrocities on the so-called terrorists and claiming that its security forces had nothing to do with the crimes committed, in spite of unvarying accounts of thousands of refugees to the contrary, is neither credible nor helpful in solving the situation.

  • Democracy under construction

    “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society,” said Mark Twain. In fewer places than Myanmar has the saying held truer where clothed men—uniformed to be more precise—have had all the influence for more than 50 years.

  • Suu Kyi for party president or foreign minister?

    The February 17th meeting was the third between Aung San Suu Kyi and military commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing since the National League for Democracy (NLD)'s electoral victory in November last year.

  • Aung San Suu Kyi

    Could Suu Kyi emerge as Myanmar president?

    As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiles for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar's parliament, a summit of generals convened at a base just minutes from the chamber. On every mind is the same question: who will be the country's next president?


    An unprecedented victory has been achieved by Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) in the recently held general...

  • 48 trafficking victims return from Myanmar

    A number of 48 Bangladeshi human trafficking victims, who were rescued by Myanmar authorities from the Bay of Bengal, return home following a flag meeting between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar border guards.