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Extreme sentiments fueled by social media highlight external, internal disconnect Myanmar’s Buddhist nationalists shout slogans against the government during a protest in Yangon on Aug. 3, for neglecting the national interest by failing to hold off Muslim insurgency. © AP   The United Nations Security Council in recent weeks has placed […]

Myanmar’s resurgent nationalism shapes new political landscape


PUBLIC FORUM | THE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN MYANMAR by The Asia Institute Tasmania (UTAS) DATE AND TIME Tue. 3 October 2017 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm AEDT LOCATION Centenary Lecture Theatre, University of Tasmania Churchill Avenue Sandy Bay campus SANDY BAY, TAS 7005 View Map DESCRIPTION In the past month […]

THE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN MYANMAR




ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ မိန္႔ခြန္း   English Transcript   excellencies and distinguished guests.   last year when I addressed the United Nations General Assembly, as a representative of the newly established government of Myanmar, I reaffirmed our faith and confidence in the purposes and principles of the charter of the United Nations.   […]

State Counsellor’s speech, 19 September 2017, Naypyitaw






  There will be a short language course again this year. Dates: from Weds 8 to Fri 24 November 2017, excluding Saturdays and Sundays Venue: TBA, probably on or near Chiang Mai University campus. Level: from complete beginner upwards.  Cost: expected to be around THB 3000 Taught by: John Okell […]

Learning Burmese/ Myanmar in Chiang Mai



The Advisory Commission on Rakhine State presented its final report to President U Htin Kyaw in Naypyitaw on 24 August.  The report, which can be found here, contains many significant recommendations and will no doubt be studied with care by all people who share our love for Myanmar and its […]

Rakhine State Report