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Myanmar

This page displays all Asia Society content on Myanmar in reverse chronological order. For more Asia Society work on Myanmar, please visit the Asia Society Policy Institute.

Article
The treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority by Myanmar's Buddhist leaders defies the religion's teachings of compassion.

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Video
Thupten Jinpa explains how tribalism distorts the teachings of a compassionate religion.
Article
ABC News' Bob Woodruff explains how a journalist must approach a story that the Myanmar government does not want anyone to tell.
Video
The ABC News journalist describes his approach to finding out the truth about the tragedy.
Video
The ABC News anchor discusses his career covering major stories in Asia.
Article
The country has struggled to overcome the legacy of five decades of military rule.
Video
Derek Mitchell explains why the country's democratic transition has hit some roadblocks.
Video
The Morgan Stanley head of emerging markets discusses key economic trends in China, India, and elsewhere.
Video
Asia Society presents a symposium on issues raised in "After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History."
Article
Writer and professor Michael Meyer suggests that an atmosphere of stress on U.S. campuses, among other factors, explain a diminished desire to go overseas.
Video
Writer and college instructor Michael Meyer explores why fewer university students seem interested in moving to Asia in comparison to 20 years ago.
interview
Daniel Russel tells PBS Newshour that with Rohingya crisis, "the starting point may be outrage, but we can’t stop there."
Video
Kishore Mahbubani argues that the engagement by ASEAN was crucial in facilitating Myanmar's move from military to civilian rule.
Article
Kishore Mahbubani argues that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' infamous inefficiency is a feature, not a bug.
Video
Burmese artist Htein Lin helps former political prisoners heal from their experience through an art project called ‘A Show of Hands.’
interview
Kevin Rudd says international criticism of Myanmar's leader shows a lack of understanding of her situation.