A waste of lives
The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.
Edith Mirante | Aug 13, 2019
Letter from Myanmar
An Indian street magician in Yangon.
Nandita Haksar | Feb 28, 2019
Between labour and the law
Resurgence of labour activism in Myanmar
The Editors | Nov 09, 2018
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
Forgotten alleys of the old camp
How Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh continue to risk their lives in search of a better life elsewhere.
Kaamil Ahmed | Sep 07, 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
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
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today