On August 27 and 28, the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) was held in Nairobi, Kenya—the first time the TICAD has been hosted in Africa since its inception in 1993. READ MORE

Aung San Suu Kyi and her NLD government faced a tough situation with China at the time of their inauguration in March. READ MORE

September 19, 2016 | Opinion

Discussion about a fourth option for the Myitsone dam project has generated great interest in Myanmar and China since late June. READ MORE

Contrary to wide-spread speculation, tensions in the South China Sea did not peak after the  READ MORE

August 10, 2016 | Opinion

It is looking increasingly likely that the United Wa State Army (UWSA) and the National Democratic Alliance Army—or “Mongla Group”—will participate in and support the 21st Century Panglong peace conference scheduled for late August. READ MORE

August 9, 2016 | Opinion