The frontier economy

Corruption and inequality have remained key features of Myanmar’s post-democratic political economy.

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A waste of lives

The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.

| Aug 13, 2019

Letter from Myanmar

An Indian street magician in Yangon.

| Feb 28, 2019

Between labour and the law

Resurgence of labour activism in Myanmar

| Nov 09, 2018

Letter from Myanmar: Journalism under attack

Myanmar’s civil society and journalists are divided over the landmark freedom-of-press case.

| Sep 18, 2018

Something rotten

A recent book explores the systemic rot that holds India to ransom.

| Feb 28, 2017

Myanmar: Troubled Transitions

Ahead of this month's Panglong Peace Conference, read articles from our latest issue ‘Myanmar: Troubled Transitions’ for free.

| Aug 22, 2016

Constrained democracy

How far can Aung San Suu Kyi push Buddhist nationalists and the military to accept the mandate to bring about change?  

| Aug 09, 2016

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