The frontier economy
Corruption and inequality have remained key features of Myanmar’s post-democratic political economy.
Thant Myint-U | Dec 04, 2019
A waste of lives
The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.
Edith Mirante | Aug 13, 2019
Letter from Myanmar: Journalism under attack
Myanmar’s civil society and journalists are divided over the landmark freedom-of-press case.
Annie Zaman | Sep 18, 2018
How far can Aung San Suu Kyi push Buddhist nationalists and the military to accept the mandate to bring about change?
Benedict Rogers | Aug 09, 2016
She tried to calm her racing heart and squeezed the hand of her guide as they crawled through the forbidden terrain, trying not to wake a lightly sleeping beast. Its innards hissed and pulsated, and …
T Franz | Jun 22, 2016
Roads to riches
With natural resources at the country’s hilly edges and infrastructure spreading from the central plains, Myanmar eyes a federal bargain.
Mari Michener Oye | Jun 10, 2016
Whose woods are these?
Could opening up to foreign investment improve Burma’s forest protection – or will it fuel the same industries that have contributed to the country’s rampant deforestation?
Catherine Martin | Jun 07, 2016
The Rohingya struggle to find a place for themselves inside and outside Myanmar.
Salil Tripathi | Jun 04, 2016
Statelessness and Rohingya rights
It will take more than a political transition to address the plight of the Rohingya.
Michael Caster | Jun 01, 2016
How the IMF bailout is changing Sri Lanka’s foreign policy
The recent IMF bailout package has significantly shifted Sri Lanka’s foreign policy with major players such as China, India and the United States, though such shifts do not seem to bode well for its people
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond