In terms of keeping a handle on China’s rise, it is Vietnam that gets most attention from the new US-India-Japan triumvirate, writes Roger Mitton.
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Sithu Aung Myint on the signs of a deeper split among the Kayin and its four main armed groups, despite recent talk of reunification.
Roger Mitton on recent revelations that Myanmar’s population is around 51.4, and how this can be used to the country's advantage.
Sithu Aung Myint on the consequence of the most recent unsuccessful talks between the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team and the Union Peace-making Work Committee: armed conflict.
Australia and the World Bank are working closely with the government to expand funding for education in Myanmar.
On September 30, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann instructed the commission studying electoral reform to submit a report with information on at least seven electoral systems by October 21.
If one were to say before the peace process was initiated three years ago that ceasefires would soon change the lives of civilians in conflict areas, few people would likely have believed it.
Malaysia’s former prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, was a tremendously positive force for his country and this region during his 22 years in power.
Roger Mitton on a funny thing that happened to Thailand’s General Prayuth Chan-o-cha after he mounted a coup in May and later assumed the post of prime minister.
On September 22, the Yangon Region Hluttaw convened a special session to discuss the Yangon new town plan, which has been widely criticised by some MPs and observers.
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