Since the 1988 pro-democracy uprising, strategic analysts monitoring developments in Myanmar have been on quite a roller-coaster ride, particularly with regard to weapons of mass destruction (WMD) writes Andrew Selth.
Hong Kong has received its first official group of maids from Myanmar, since policy concessions were implemented to allow citizens to work abroad as domestic helpers.
Prisoners from Myanmar currently serving sentences in a prison have sent a letter of complaint to an MP in which they accused the Myanmar embassy in Thailand of not looking after them as the constitution requires.
UN rights envoy Tomás Quintana says he is not satisfied with a government probe into alleged violence in Rakhine State’s Maungdaw township last month and has reiterated calls for an independent and impartial investigation.
The National League for Democracy and the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society group have launched a joint bid to change the way Myanmar amends its constitution, but some observers say their effort is doomed to failure.