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Spirituality comes too late to many national leaders

Ne-Win-sReading Chit Hlaing's reminiscence of his last meeting with Ne Win in 1995 is quite a revelation. What is most confounding is that ...
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 August 2012 14:50 ) Read more...
 

Save Thailand: Tell no ‘white lies’

Kavi-Chongkittavorn-sKudos must go to Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na Ranong for being the first minister to admit ...
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Could Burma follow the South Africa democracy model?

thein-sein-and-suu-kyi-2011-2sssCould the recent meeting between Burmese President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi lead to a smooth ...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 22 August 2012 15:49 ) Read more...
 

The Yingluck government: one year of spin

kavi chongkittavorn-sIt’s easy to judge the one-year-old Yingluck government in Thailand. All you need is to understand news spin and ...
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Discrimination: A Buddhist perspective

PaulFuller-sThere have been many views expressed over the unrest in Rakhine Sate and the plight and history of the Rohingyas.
Last Updated ( Friday, 17 August 2012 17:35 ) Read more...
 

A strong democratic front needed in Burma

88-gen-sThe 24th anniversary commemoration of the 1988 uprising on Thursday by Min Ko Naing and the 88-generation students ...
Last Updated ( Friday, 10 August 2012 15:03 ) Read more...
 

Asean stands ready to assist Burma

commentaryRudimentary financial and political institutions are being built: civil servants are learning parliamentary procedures, ...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 08 August 2012 14:27 ) Read more...
 

The Spirit of ’88 – a brotherhood for Freedom

88-old-photo-2sThe greatest mass movement in the history of Burma began when the entire nation stood together as one heartbeat, ...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 08 August 2012 13:41 ) Read more...
 

At 45, Asean must reform or become irrelevant

kavi-sOn Wednesday, Asean will be 45 years old. Even at this juncture, the earlier words of warning from a founding ...
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‘The generation that would not die’

88-student-demonstrations-sIn 1988, after the student uprising, thousands of Burmese University students fled to the Thai border jungles. The impact of ...
Last Updated ( Friday, 03 August 2012 14:12 ) Read more...
 
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The Kachin’s last stand
Since October this year, Burma has been in a state of civil war, with fighting between Burmese military and armed ethnic rebels. The ruling junta started a crackdown on these armed groups.

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