The Myanmar Times
Monday, 21 April 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Rescuing the people of Rakhine from the abyss

Rakhine politicians must focus on ensuring stability to allow the state’s economy to flourish, writes Sithu Aung Myint,




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A new approach to services

The lack of government capacity means alternative approaches to providing essential services should be considered.



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Chronicling a war that remains untold

How many Myanmar children really know what happened on August 8, 1988?




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Not a battle cry for Myanmar: "We're better than Somalia"

Save for some parts of Africa, there are few places worse to do business than Myanmar writes former US Ambassador to the Asia Development Bank Curtis S. Chin.

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This time, sorry will not be enough to heal the damage

Myanmar Times editor Thomas Kean on rural development minister U Ohn Myint’s recent outburst in rural Magwe Region.

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Hearing new voices in the debate on citizenship

A survey of more than 2000 people from 11 states and regions on the concept of citizenship finds some consistent beliefs across ethnic lines, including a strong focus on fairness and high interest in politics.


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The case against Rohingya citizenship

Legal consultant and former director of the Attorney General’s Office U Nyi Nyi on his personal belief that the Rohingya ought to be denied citizenship. 

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Malaysia and the erosion of religious freedom

While religious people, whether they are Buddhist, Christian, Hindu or Muslim, preach tolerance and peace, they invariably practise intolerance and hatred.


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The ritual of British campaigning on Myanmar

Former British ambassador to Thailand and Vietnam, and adviser to Bagan Capital, Derek Tonkin on the Burma Campaign and parliament.


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Read all about it: It’s not all doom and gloom

Reports that Myanmar’s media industry is struggling with new freedoms don’t match the reality on the ground, writes Tim McLaughlin.


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