Myanmar Election: Old Wine in New Bottles and Does it Matter?
Niklas Swanström and Christopher O´ Hara
The first week after the election in Myanmar has passed, and the regime has been condemned along with countries that have accepted the results. The British Ambassador to Myanmar, Andrew Heyn, claimed that the election basically was a scam and the results were simply “old wine in new bottles.” He is by no means the first or the last who will be critical. It is beyond doubt that the results do no reflect the openness or the outcome that most outside governments would like to see.
China’s Health Diplomacy: Taking Forward the Health Silk Road in Southeast Asia
Geopolitical competition over Covid-19 vaccines is at its peak. In the absence of a fair and equitable mechanism to coordinate vaccine access, procurement seems to be based either on nationalistic […]
Understanding and Progressing Health System Decentralisation in Myanmar
Despite much lauded change in recent years, Myanmar’s national health system still lags behind its regional counterparts. Decades of civil war and military rule have created, at the national level, […]