In a new paper titled “Rakhine Crisis Challenges ASEAN’s Non-Interference Principle,” released by ISEAS, Ye Htut departs from a career built on suppressing the use of the name “Rohingya,” rejecting…
Burma’s incumbent government has acknowledged that the opposition National League for Democracy [NLD] party is cruising to a majority in the country’s next parliament.
President Thein Sein did not engage in discussion about the Myitsone dam project when he met with CPI during his visit to China, says spokesperson Ye Htut.
With echoes of the purges of Burma’s junta-ruled recent past, the president seeks to take Shwe Mann out of the running for the presidency.
An internal purge within the ruling USDP appears to be underway as Thein Sein reshuffles cabinet a day ahead of candidate list deadline for Nov elections.
Burma finally signs the international convention, though it has been accused of using and manufacturing chemical weapons in recent years.