A Burmese repat reflects on dwindling tolerance in the region

Shine Zaw-Aung, a Burmese graduate of Stanford University and a fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, relocated to Myanmar in 2013 and founded First Rangoon, a consultancy advising local companies The following essay, edited for length and clarity, appeared on his blog on August 15 and was his last post before departing for business school at the University of Chicago When I moved back...

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

This article was written by Trevor Wilson and was first published by New Mandala, the leading website on Southeast Asia politics and society based at the ANU Coral Bell School...

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An everyday tale of corruption in Yangon

By Swe Win / Myanmar Now Myanmar’s new National League for Democracy (NLD) government has a huge set of reform challenges waiting for it, but few could be more important and...

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Delight and disquiet – mixed emotions on Myanmar’s historic day

By Thin Lei Win I was 10 years old when I first found out there was something seriously wrong with my country It was March 1988 and I had overheard bits of conversations...

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Op-ed: Shutting women out obstructs the path to peace in Myanmar

This article, by Jenny Hedström, was first written for New Mandala,  Australia's premier website on Southeast Asia based at the ANU Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific...

Op-ed: Shutting women out obstructs the path to peace in Myanmar

Personal history: My friendship with a Burmese priest and an unexpected religious journey

Benedict Rogers is an author and the East Asia Team Leader for Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) The following is a condensed excerpt from his new book: From Burma to Rome: A...

Personal history: My friendship with a Burmese priest and an unexpected religious journey

Why ethnic parties lost out in Myanmar’s historic election

This article was written by Adam Burke, an independent consultant and researcher who has worked for international organizations across Myanmar It was first published by New...

Why ethnic parties lost out in Myanmar’s historic election