FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Khin Khin, an 8-year-old donning traditional Burmese clothes, jumped up and down hysterically at the front of the Royal Festival Hall in London last week. She’s never set foot in Burma before, and only speaks a few words of her family’s native language. But she understands the importance of the lady about to take the stage. “I love her so much, I am so excited to see her,” she says, ignoring her mother’s request that she sit down.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy look to have scored key victories in by-elections in Burma on Sunday. Luke Hunt reports for The Diplomat.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — In this photo essay, The Diplomat offers a close-up look at the anti-Muslim 969 movement on the rise in Myanmar today. Myanmar is home to a growing wave of anti-Muslim sentiment, as seen […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Last month, about 200 farmers from three townships in rural Yangon did something that was until very recently impossible in Burma: they staged a legal protest, demanding that their land, confiscated […]