The NLD is putting rights advocates on the visa blacklist and lying about it

by Mark Farmaner As part of its one-year review, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population announced this week that 275 people from Burma and 385 foreigners had been removed from the visa blacklist. Earlier this year, I was denied a visa allowing me to enter Burma. Without having been told, I had been placed back

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The unexpected origins of the controversial Myanmar word ‘kalar’

In a piece titled ‘Opening a Can of Worms in Burmese Teaching: Tackling Controversial Words in a Language Class‘ writer Kenneth Wong talks about the struggles of...

The unexpected origins of the controversial Myanmar word ‘kalar’

A Burmese repat reflects on dwindling tolerance in the region

Lights of tolerant pluralism dim one by one in Asia, and Asians seem more certain of what divides them rather than what unites

A Burmese repat reflects on dwindling tolerance in the region

Op-ed: Boom or bust for companies investing in a newly democratic Myanmar?

Clear-headed judgments about the NLD’s capacity to govern are needed, says Trevor

Op-ed: Boom or bust for companies investing in a newly democratic Myanmar?

An everyday tale of corruption in Yangon

Could NLD fight end ‘tea money’ for govt

An everyday tale of corruption in Yangon