Myanmar better off in good graces with the West

Two developments stood out in Myanmar’s international relations landscape in 2017: The increasing Chinese influence in the country and the immense diplomatic pressure from international community on the government’s handling of the Rakhine crisis. Analysts cautioned Myanmar against overdependence on China for its development and urged the country to mend ties with the West to […]

Former outspoken MP establishes political school

The School of Law, Gender & Politics (SLGP) will train and educate individuals in law, politics and democracy, Daw Nyo Nyo Thin said at a press conference in Yangon to launch the school. The former outspoken Yangon regional legislator, who holds a doctorate degree in law from Japan Yokohama National University, said she founded the […]