Biography of the Author Nehginpao Kipgen

Nehginpao Kipgen

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  1. Myanmar army chief General Min Aung Hlaing and some family members have been banned from entering

    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 ...
  2. 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.
  3. Reuters journalists Wa Lone (L) and Kyaw Soe Oo were freed after a presidential amnesty

    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 ...
  4. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh

    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.
  5. Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey has defended his tweets on Myanmar after criticism that he

    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 ...
  6. Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence hold a bilatera

    Commentary: Lecturing Aung San Suu Kyi on press freedom wasn’t Pence’s best moment

    US Vice-President Mike Pence would have done better to stay on message and focus on keeping the pressure on Myanmar to find a lasting solution to ...
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    Commentary: What does it matter if Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary citizenship?

    Stripping the Myanmar state counsellor of her honorary citizenship is but a symbolic move, says one observer.
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    Commentary: Myanmar buries its head in the sand, one year after the Rohingya crisis

    The Rohingya crisis has become the single-most pressing issue in Myanmar but it remains unresolved one year after, says one observer.
  9. Xi and ASSK

    Commentary: Amid global criticism on the Rohingya crisis, Myanmar finds a friend in China

    As the United States and the United Nations grow critical of Myanmar’s approach toward the Rohingya crisis, Myanmar turns to China for support, ...
  10. National League for Democracy party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives for a meeting with NLD members

    Commentary: Myanmar’s track record left wanting after a year of shattered hopes in 2017

    Aung San Suu Kyi’s government came into power on a wave of euphoria and high hopes in 2016. Yet, its actions in 2017 have largely shattered hopes ...