Myanmar’s push to amend its military-backed Constitution forces the National League for Democracy and Aung San Suu Kyi to balance demands by the country’s military and diverse ethnic groups.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar’s nationalists are employing increasingly political rhetoric. It is no accident.
A leading UN human rights commissioner suggested Aung San Suu Kyi could face charges of genocide. Is this a possible ending to the Rohingya genocide episode?
Aung San Suu Kyi finally spoke out on the situation in Rakhine. But her speech only perpetuated false information and offered no meaningful solutions.
Some Buddhist citizens of Myanmar are wary of certain Islamic practices and thus fearful of their Muslim counterparts.
The Rohingya crisis continues as Aung San Suu Kyi struggles to maintain her influence over the military.
Myanmar stands as unstable and fractious as ever, is Aung San Suu Kyi still committed to the ideals she had when she came to power?
Yangon Chief Minister’s apology over comments against the military illustrates how little progress has been made in creating a democratic Myanmar.
The arrests of three journalists in Myanmar have shown Aung San Suu Kyi’s true colours – human rights preserver or violator?
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has openly supported the idea of Mongolia and Turkey – neither of which are Southeast Asian countries – joining ASEAN. The idea is a non-starter but it has led to some calls for ASEAN’s policy of rotating its chairmanship to be reconsidered.