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Daw Shwe Shwe Sein Latt, Member of Parliament, Amyotha Hluttaw  (Upper House), Constituency N0.3, Bago Region (Daik-U, Waw, Shwe Kyin Townships). Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
Wednesday, March 8 2017

Myanmar is in a period of democratic transition after the 2015 General Election. 

Tuesday, January 10 2017

Earlier this year I wrote an article arguing that Myanmar will play a pivotal and key strategic role in China’s ...

The Mizoram India-Myanmar border. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Saturday, December 10 2016

In August 2016, after President U Htin Kyaw concluded a four-day state visit to India, the two countries signed ...

Friday, October 14 2016

On October 6, the President’s Office issued a notice saying the human rights commission had let four of its members, ...

Thursday, October 13 2016

As we move towards the end of the year, civil war continues to rage across the country especially in Kachin State.

Wednesday, October 12 2016

Last week Myanmar media and Facebook were ablaze with reports of clashes between the United Wa State Army ...

A soldier from Kachin Independence Army (KIA) poses for a photo as his officer stands beside at the Laja Yang front line in Laiza, Kachin state. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Saturday, October 8 2016

It was hoped that the Union Peace Conference (UPC) ...

Saturday, September 17 2016

Has Aung San Suu Kyi sold out her fellow Nobel Peace Laureate the Dalai Lama?

Thursday, August 18 2016

Aung San Suu Kyi and her NLD government faced a tough situation with China at the time of their inauguration in March.

Tuesday, August 16 2016

For State Councillor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, the upcoming visit to China (17-19 August) will be the most significant foreign trip ever for her country since the National league of Democracy took power last November.

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