Neighbourhood Studies
Myanmar
A Perspective on China Myanmar Economic Corridor and Internal Dynamics

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, as a mark of support for China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) had attended both the first and second BRI Forums held in May 2017 and April 2019 in Beijing. Undoubtedly, there were political and economic ramifications of this

Moreh-Tamu: An Unfulfilled Potential

For India, Myanmar is a vital neighbour, located at a cusp connecting the region of South Asia to Southeast Asia. In the wake of India’s increasing engagement with the Southeast Asian neighours including the ASEAN countries, the Myanmar connect is

Myanmar: Challenges before Aung San Suu Kyi in 2019

Myanmar’s quasi democratic government has completed over half of its constitutionally mandated term but has to yet make a major progress in a number of areas, especially those related to political and economic reforms. While the peace and reconcili

Myanmar Peace Process Inches Forward: Key Issues Remain

The third session of 21st Century Panglong Conference to fast track the peace process was held in Nay Pyi Taw from 11 to 16 July 2018. When Daw Aung San Suu Kyi led democratic government had taken over the reins of power in March 2016 she

Myanmar’s Armed Forces (Tatmadaw)

Historical Perspective Myanmar historically had three distinct periods. The monarchy which lasted from the 9th to the 19th century comprised, chronologically, the Pagan Dynasty, the Toungoo Dynasty and the Konbaung Dynasty. The ar

India-Myanmar Joint Parliamentary Friendship Forum

Introduction Myanmar occupies a central position in India’s “Look East Policy” or “Act East Policy” and has received highest level political patronage under the Modi doctrine. Continuity in India’s policy has received

म्यांमार शांति प्रक्रिया: अभी मंजिल बहुत दूर!

ट्वेंटी फर्स्ट सेंचुरी पांगलोंग सम्मेलन का दूसरा सत्र एक दिन के विस्तार के बाद 29 मई को संपन्न ह

Myanmar Peace Process: A Bridge Too Far!

The second session of the 21st Century Panglong conference concluded on 29 May after having been extended by a day. The first session of the conference held under the leadership of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in end August last year had set out a

Developments in Myanmar

A week-long business exploratory trip to Myanmar was a rewarding experience and confirmed the availability of exponential opportunities to participate in developmental activities. The first thing to strike was the perceptible change in the charact

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