Biography of the Author Nehginpao Kipgen

Nehginpao Kipgen

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Myanmar's political leader Aung San Suu Kyi is widely expected to be returned to power in the

    Commentary: Can Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD win again despite not delivering many of its promises?

    There are four major issues on the minds of voters in this election - the Rohingya crisis, peace with ethnic minorities, a constitutional ...
  2. Supporters of Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) hold posters with the image of

    Commentary: Why Myanmar voted overwhelmingly for Aung San Suu Kyi again

    Amid the country’s fragile democratisation process, fight with COVID-19 and Rohingya crisis, Myanmar voters know Aung San Suu Kyi’s National ...
  3. Drug trafficking out of Southeast Asia's 'Golden Triangle' has overwhelmed regional

    Commentary: Southeast Asia is now dominant in the illegal drugs trade

    Even COVID-19 could not stem the production and flow of illicit drugs from and through the region, say Dr Nehginpao Kipgen and Shivangi Dikshit.
  4. FILE PHOTO: A poster supporting Aung San Suu Kyi as she attends a hearing at the International Cour

    Commentary: Has Myanmar been in denial over COVID-19 outbreak all this while?

    Myanmar’s poor healthcare infrastructure will make it very challenging for the country to deal decisively with the outbreak, says Dr Nehginpao Kipgen.
  5. Chinese President Xi and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San in Naypyitaw

    Commentary: Facebook's Xi Jinping's name gaffe is no laughing matter

    Facebook has gotten it wrong on Myanmar many times, including not taking enough action to curb hate speech. This incident is another reminder of ...
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    Commentary: US ban on Myanmar generals a lot of bark not very much bite

    The US government’s move is largely symbolic and will not have a significant impact on bringing the Myanmar military generals to justice, says ...
  7. FILE PHOTO - People wait to see the sunset from the top of Shwesandaw Pagoda in the ancient city of

    Commentary: Bagan’s UNESCO World Heritage a win for Myanmar in more than one way

    The UNESCO award may spur Myanmar to engage more with the outside world, says Myanmar affairs expert Nehginpao Kipgen.
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    Commentary: Two freed journalists and the secret role Aung San Suu Kyi might have played

    Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were pardoned and released from prison yet unfair scorn has been poured on State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, says Dr ...
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    Commentary: Did the Rohingya crisis snuff out foreign direct investments in Myanmar?

    The European Union is considering imposing sanctions which may debilitate the fragile Myanmar economy.
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    Commentary: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s tweet on Myanmar horrifies us because it’s the truth

    It was irresponsible for him to have sidestepped the Rohingya issue altogether, but the fact is, no one will be doing anything about the crisis ...