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January 11, 2016

Navigating the choppy waters of Myanmar’s post-election era

Myanmar’s historic general election on Nov. 8 led to a landslide victory for the opposition National League for Democracy. Having served in the present government since […]
November 6, 2015

Myanmar’s Pivotal Elections

  The international community should avoid fueling divisions by taking sides. People in Myanmar want reconciliation. Five years ago, no one could have dreamed of what […]
October 25, 2015
Policemen secure the gates of the massive compound of the country's parliament building in Naypyitaw November 11, 2014. Yangon lost its status as Myanmar's capital in 2005, after the former military junta carved a new seat of government from a parched wilderness some 380 km (236 miles) to the north and called it Naypyitaw ("Abode of Kings"). This week, Naypyitaw will have its coming out party as world leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, attend meetings organised around a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).  REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (MYANMAR - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4DODI

Creating a sustainable democracy in Myanmar

As Myanmar heads toward a historic general election in November, many will be judging the pace and scope of the country’s democratic reforms. We need first […]