Political Monitor 22 - 29 September 2014
Obama keeps Myanmar on child soldier sanctions list
From AFP/Mizzima - Oct. 1, 2014, 11:50 a.m.
Burma Says Sectarian Violence Challenges Reforms
From AP/Irrawaddy - Oct. 1, 2014, 11:40 a.m.
US embassy issues warning after clashes in Myanmar
From Thomson Reuters Foundation - Oct. 1, 2014, 11:35 a.m.
President U Thein Sein calls for Myanmar to abandon partisanship
From Mizzima - Oct. 1, 2014, 11:30 a.m.
Bus passengers injured in Hpa-an ambush
From Democratic Voice of Burma - Oct. 1, 2014, 11:25 a.m.
Foreign banks picked for licences
From Myanmar Times - Oct. 1, 2014, 11 a.m.
Burma budgets US$110 million for education
From Democratic Voice of Burma - Oct. 1, 2014, 10:20 a.m.
Burma Activists Demand Law to Ban Violence Against Women
From Thomson Reuters Foundation - Oct. 1, 2014, 10 a.m.
Feature: Burma’s Last Armenians to Pray With Supreme Patriarch - By Kyaw Phyo Tha
From Irrawaddy - Oct. 1, 2014, 9:40 a.m.
Tatmadaw not at fault for DKBA clashes, says presidential spokesperson
From Mizzima - Sept. 30, 2014, 10 p.m.
Could Myanmar’s hunt for energy derail peace? By Elliot Brennan
Does ahimsa have a future? - By Sagari Chhabara By Sagari Chhabara
Analysis: Tokyo Calling By Irrawaddy
ASEAN should not forget smallholder farmers - By Ohnmar Khaing, Shwe Thein, Marlene Ramirez and Esther Penunia By Ohnmar Khaing, Shwe Thein, Marlene Ramirez and Esther Penunia
Dirty money: US exchange scam lingers - By Sithu Aung Myint By Sithu Aung Myint
Myanmar's welcome gesture to displaced Muslims: Much more needs to be done - By Zaglul Ahmed Chowdhury By Zaglul Ahmed Chowdhury
Working for a peaceful transition to democracy:
- Assisting in negotiations to end 65 years of armed conflict
- Helping build democratic institutions
- Empowering civil society and local communities
- Advocating for policies to sustain the transition