Analysis

Evolving Preference and Strategy of Tatmadaw Regarding Peace Process in Myanmar

  • February 26, 2019
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ISP-Myanmar’s briefing paper __ December Read more...

Security integration efforts in Myanmar (1945-2010): A historical overview

  • February 26, 2019
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ISP-Myanmar’s briefing paper __ December Read more...

Trust, Coordination and Accountability: strengthening civil society’s pivotal role in Myanmar

  • June 8, 2018
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News coverage from The Joint Peace Fund Website (08 JUNE 2018) “Who does Civil Society represent and Why Should We care” This was the question asked earlier this week at a forum in Yangon looking at the role of civil society In all aspects of Myanmar’s transition towards democracy, including in the peace process, civil Read more...

China’s Multi-layered Engagement Strategy and Myanmar’s Realities: The Best Fit for Beijing Policy Preferences - Report

  • February 28, 2018
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The Institute for Strategy and Policy – Myanmar’s new report “China’s Multi-layered Engagement Strategy and Myanmar’s Realities: The Best Fit for Beijing Policy Preferences” This report identifies China’s preferences toward Myanmar by exploring the various patterns of China’s recent engagement with diverse stakeholders from Myanmar (Full report) available at Amazon Kindle Read more...

NLD government to face tougher challenges in 2018

  • January 5, 2018
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This article, written by Ei Ei Toe Lwin, appears in print on the Myanmar Times in January 4, 2018 Among the many countries struggling for democracy, some succeed, some fail, while others slide back after a few measures of success Myanmar is one of these countries, which recently gained democracy through peaceful reforms and elections Read more...

Aung San Suu Kyi, a Much-Changed Icon, Evades Rohingya Accusations

  • September 20, 2017
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A version of this article appears in print on September 20, 2017, on Page A8 of the New York edition with the headline: Myanmar Leader, a Nobel Laureate, Defends Military From Rohingya Accusations Aung San Suu Kyi, a Much-Changed Icon, Evades Rohingya Accusations By RICHARD C PADDOCK and HANNAH BEECH NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — Daw Aung Read more...

Lives on Loan - Report

  • July 25, 2017
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Is Yangon is an exciting place, commercial hub of the country and former capital with a large urban population While just 30 percent of the country’s people live in urban areas, a finding shows that urban poverty is (346 percent) of the population and which is higher than expected Save the Children, in collaboration with Read more...

China Showers Myanmar With Attention, as Trump Looks Elsewhere

  • July 20, 2017
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By JANE PERLEZ JULY 19, 2017 NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — When Myanmar’s leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, wanted to hold a peace conference to end her country’s long-burning insurgencies, a senior Chinese diplomat went to work The official assembled scores of rebel leaders, many with longstanding connections to China, briefed them on the peace gathering Read more...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Wishful Peace

  • June 26, 2017
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YANGON — Early this month, just days after a round of major talks in the capital, Naypyidaw, fighting broke out between the armed forces and the ethnic Kachin Independence Army in the northern state of Kachin Ahead of a clearing operation, the Myanmar military airdropped pamphlets ordering residents of Tanai township to leave and warned Read more...

A panacea for the economy?

  • November 20, 2016
  • ISP Admin
There’s been a broadly positive response to the new Myanmar Investment Law, which levels the playing field between domestic and foreign investors and seeks the accelerated development of targeted areas and economic sectors THE LONG-AWAITED Myanmar Investment Law has received a generally positive response from the business community, which had been more critical of the Read more...