What Matters

Foreign companies continued to leave or suspend their operations

  • January 13, 2022
  • ISP Admin
What Matters 74 (This article is a translation of the original Burmese language version that ISP-Myanmar posted on its Facebook page on December 29, 2021)  More than 20 world-famous clothing companies, including multinational corporations such as H&M from Sweden, Inditex from Spain, and Primark from Britain, recently decided to suspend their operations in the garment Read more...

In Seven Months, Myanmar Only Saw US$33 Million in Foreign Investment from China Enter the Country

  • January 13, 2022
  • ISP Admin
What Matters No 73 (This article is a translation of the original Burmese language version that ISP-Myanmar posted on its Facebook page on December 28, 2021) Investment from China in Myanmar declined significantly after the military coup by US$33 million – the lowest amount of investment by China since 2015 Compared to the same period Read more...

Foreign Investment decreased by US$1.2 billion

  • January 13, 2022
  • ISP Admin
What Matters No 72 (This article is a translation of the original Burmese language version that ISP-Myanmar posted on its Facebook page on December 27, 2021)  Foreign investment in Myanmar fell by US$12 billion from the end of FY 2019-2020 (through August) to FY 2020-2021 (through August)  In August 2021, the only foreign investment came Read more...

Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons increase to Nearly 400,000

  • December 23, 2021
  • ISP ADMIN
(What Matters No 65 – From February 1 – December 2, 2021) (This article is a translation of the Burmese language version that ISP-Myanmar posted on itsFacebook page on December 3, 2021) Since the military staged a coup d’état on February 1, 2021, various forms of mass protest against injustice have occurred across Myanmar Protests are Read more...

The death toll

  • December 20, 2021
  • ISP ADMIN
What Matters No – 62 (February 1 to November 25, 2021) (This article is a translation of the original Burmese language version that ISP-Myanmar posted on its Facebook page on November 27, 2021) After the military staged a coup d’état on February 1, 2021, violent crackdowns and injuries inflicted by the State Administration Council (SAC) Read more...

Battles, civilian casualties, refugees and internally displaced persons - IDPs (What Matters No. 33)

  • August 19, 2021
  • ISP Admin
(The original Burmese version was published on the ISP-Myanmar Facebook page on June 24, 2021) Download as PDF Version After the coup d’état on February 1, 2021, various forms of mass protests calling for justice erupted across Myanmar The protests are still happening At the same time, ongoing armed conflicts take place between ethnic armed Read more...

Humanitarian Issues: Two Approaches

  • August 19, 2021
  • ISP ADMIN
What Matters No 32 (This article is a translation of the original Burmese language version that ISP-Myanmar posted on its Facebook page on June 17, 2021) Since the military coup d’état, armed clashes between the military council and ethnic minority armed groups have intensified in Myanmar In some areas, fighting between the People’s Defense Forces Read more...

The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Third Wave and Human Security

  • May 20, 2021
  • ISP Admin
What Matter No 23 (This article is a translation of the original Burmese language version that ISP-Myanmar posted on its Facebook page on April 30, 2021)   The people of Myanmar have been fighting against a military dictatorship since the coup of February 1 and paying the price for their struggle Concurrently, the third wave of the global COVID-19 pandemic is threatening with a faster proliferation and higher mortality Read more...