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Disturbing signs of Burma’s reforms coming undone

kurlantzickOver the past two weeks, there have been a number of signs that Myanmar’s  [Burma] fragile reform process, first put on ...
Last Updated ( Friday, 15 June 2012 13:10 ) Read more...
 

Impact of human rights in less developed countries

BasilFernando(Commentary) – Like every other activity, the impact of human rights work is bound in space and time. As in every other ...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 13 June 2012 14:13 ) Read more...
 

Resurgence of Thai-US alliance

kavi chongkittavornThe government of Yingluck Shinawatra – or to be more accurate, the government of her brother, Thaksin Shinawatra – is ...
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The perils of unbridled economic development

farmer-in-the-field(Commentary) – As Burma heads for rapid industrialization, it must study and learn from the problems of the rampant and rapid ...
Last Updated ( Thursday, 07 June 2012 13:18 ) Read more...
 

Getting real about Burma’s development

Ko Ko Thett-sIn December 2011, President Thein Sein urged his government to rebuild the beaten-up former capital of Yangon (Rangoon), ... 
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 06 June 2012 12:53 ) Read more...
 

Thailand in ‘disarray’ as WEF underway

Kavi-Chongkittavorn-commentary-storyThailand hosted the World Economic Forum for East Asia with many smiles and pretty faces last week. That, literally, ...
Last Updated ( Monday, 04 June 2012 19:06 ) Read more...
 

Reforms and reconciliation

Thitinan-PongsudhirakAung San Suu Kyi, freshly elected as the leader of the opposition in Myanmar, made a strong start to life in Parliament, ...
Last Updated ( Thursday, 31 May 2012 13:10 ) Read more...
 

Asean urged to let civil society in on human right’s declaration

AIPMC-logoThe Aean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC) on Thursday called on Asean to delay the putting of its draft ...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 30 May 2012 16:58 ) Read more...
 

Thai health care leaves migrant workers in cold

Andy-HallIt is unbelievable that fully documented migrants in Thailand are currently less protected in terms of access to ...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 30 May 2012 17:09 ) Read more...
 

World witnesses the ‘ASSK effect’

kavi chongkittavornWhen Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi of the National League of Democracy receives her Nobel Peace Prize and ...
Last Updated ( Monday, 28 May 2012 13:28 ) 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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