Tag: Myanmar

The “Arakan Army” & “Rohingya”: “Unholy Alliance” Or Tatmadaw’s “Divide-And-Rule” Tactic?

The Myanmarese military’s accusation that the Buddhist-believing “Arakan Army” insurgents are working hand-in-hand with their Muslim “Rohingya” counterparts is either a sign that these two seemingly opposed anti-government forces have struck an “unholy alliance” with one another or a clever attempt by the Tatmadaw to “divide and rule” its enemies. […]

ASEAN’s Gradualist Approach is Far Superior to APEC’s Untenable Grandiosity and Its “White Man’s Veto”

This month has seen the customary end-of-year ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) conference followed by the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) conference with the former being held in Singapore and the latter being held in Papua New Guinea. This year, while the ASEAN conference did not formally finalise the creation […]

The World Comes to Singapore For ASEAN Summit – Thus Demonstrating That ASEAN is World’s Most Dynamic Multilateral Body

This week welcomes the end of year ASEAN summit of world leaders and dignitaries held in Singapore. In addition to ASEAN heads of state, attendees at the November ASEAN meeting will include Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Indian […]

The Handshake That Changed The World: Duterte and Xi’s Healthy Relations Have Led to The First ASEAN-Chinese Joint Military Exercises

The importance of a single moment in history is not always immediately clear directly after it has occurred. Sometimes it takes months or even years for the significance of any particular event to be realised. But in the case of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to China in October of […]

Imran Khan’s Visit to China Represents a Crucial Moment in Halting The West’s Sinophobic Propaganda in The Muslim World

Ever since Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the Belt and Road initiative in 2013, western policy makers and their de-facto propagandists across corporate media outlets have been looking for a Sinophobic narrative through which to persuade the nations of Asia and Africa to shun Beijing’s flagship project for modern global […]

Pence Revs Up The US’ Infowar Provocations Against Myanmar

The American Vice President directly attempted to interfere in Myanmar’s domestic affairs by demanding that its political leaders reverse the court ruling that jailed two Reuters journalists to seven years behind bars for espionage, contributing to an escalation of US infowar hostility against the strategically positioned Southeast Asian state in […]

Myanmar Rejects UN Report Accusing Military of Acting With “Genocidal Intent”

Myanmar highlights key oversight in UN report  Myanmar government spokesman Zaw Htay has issued a statement condemning the UN report which accuses the Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s military of acting with “genocidal intent” during the recent crisis in the country’s Rakhine state. According to the statement, “We didn’t allow the FFM [the UN Fact-Finding […]

This is How China Can Prevent US Led Regime Change in Myanmar While Insuring Peace For The Rohingya

The UN condemns Myanmar  A UN investigation has found that the Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s armed forces have acted with “genocidal intent” against the Rohingya Muslim community during civil strife in the country’s Rakhine state. The UN reporters have further stated, “The crimes in Rakhine State, and the manner in which they were […]