Dealing with Growing Nationalism

Give me a reason On May 9 arrest warrants were issued by the Yangon Police force for nine people (including two monks) who stand accused...

What is One Belt One Road?

A Brief explanation of OBOR One belt One Road (OBOR) is the combination of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st century Maritime Silk...

Myawaddy Will Have Electricity by 2019

According to the Kayin State Government, a border town between Myanmar and Thailand, Myawaddy, is going to have electricity within two years. Among of...

The Great Expectations of Local Residents of Myawaddy

Most consumer goods, especially prepared foods like instant coffee and condiments and consumer goods, which are used by the middle class of Myanmar, are...

Myanmar Government Says UN “Failed to Recognize Myanmar’s Efforts to Stabilize Situation” in Rakhine

The above quote is from National Security Advisor Thaung Tun who gave a briefing on the current situation in Rakhine State on April 11...

New Yangon Thigyan Policy may need a re-think

I t has been reported that over last month’s Thingyan holiday period, which officially ran for 3 days between April 13 and 16, a...

The Relevance of Foreign Investment in Myanmar’s Agricultural Sector

Nearly five years ago, Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz stated that Myanmar needed to focus on agriculture, since GDP growth that originates from...

A Treasure of Myanmar, Unrivalled Timber

Myanmar is a country gifted with sprawling forests and other natural resources. Forests in Myanmar fall under two categories; reserved forests and public forests....

It is Time for a New Approach for the NLD

The results of the April by-elections point to a new reality - it looks like the honeymoon is over for the NLD (National League...

New Right of Recall Bill to Finally Go to Parliament

Officials at the Union Election Commission (UEC) of Myanmar are now on their way to submit a Representative Recall Bill to parliament. The move...
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