Follow @southasiaanalys

Myanmar

Myanmar- The drama of Constitutional Amendments:

Paper No. 6548                              Dated 12-Mar-2020

By Dr. S. Chandraasekharan

After a landslide victory in 2015, the NLD waited till January 2019 to make a move for Constitutional amendments. 

Myanmar: The State of the Peace Process: A Distant Dream?

Paper No. 6546                        Dated 8-Mar-2020

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

Tags: 

Myanmar: Current Developments and President Xi’s Visit: China Gains

Paper No. 6539                   Dated 12-Feb-2020

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

President Xi JinPing made a two-day visit to Myanmar on 17th and 18th of January.  Though the visit was declared as one to mark the 70th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between the two countries, the real reason for the visit appears to be to regain the momentum of the Chinese dominance in Myanmar which had shown some strains recently.

Myanmar: Fourth Anniversary of NCA- A lack lustre Affair:

Paper No. 6509                 Dated   11-Nov- 2019

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

The fourth Anniversary celebration of the National Cease Fire Agreement was observed at Nay Pyi Taw on the 29th of October 2019.  It was not a surprise that the celebrations were in a low key though the function was attended both by Suu Kyi and the Army Chief.

Myanmar-Renewed Fighting by Northern Alliance- Is China part of the problem?

Paper no 6497             Dated  20-Sep-2019

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

Despite declaration of “unilateral” cease fire by both sides, there has been intensive fighting between the three groups of the Northern Alliance- the TNLA, MNDAA and the AA- the Arakan Army with the Myanmar Army- Tatmadaw.

Myanmar: More on Charter Amendments:

Paper No. 6574                                 Dated  28-July-2019

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

Myanmar: Charter Amendment Proposals Submitted despite Army’s Objections:

Paper No. 6569              Dated  20- July-2019

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

The 45-member Parliamentary Committee formed to examine and recommend proposals for Constitutional amendments submitted its report on 15th of July.

This Committee represented 14 political parties, some independents and surprisingly included the Army’s representatives too. The Army Representatives did not however give any proposal while its party the USDP made some ten proposals

Tags: 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Myanmar