Biography of the Author Nehginpao Kipgen

Nehginpao Kipgen

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

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  1. Composite photos of Myanmar Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and former Indonesian President Suharto.

    Commentary: Myanmar learnt the wrong lessons from Indonesia’s political transition

    The Myanmar generals may have been inspired by Suharto’s coup to oust powerful political foes in the 1960s but should look instead at Indonesia’s ...
  2. Myanmar's ambassador to the UN Kyaw Moe Tun making a three-finger protest salute on February

    Commentary: Defiance in Myanmar’s diplomatic ranks threatens the military’s power

    Myanmar’s UN envoy Kyaw Moe Tun’s actions have sparked dissent among Myanmar diplomats, which could keep the coup high on the international ...
  3. Protest against the military coup in Yangon

    Commentary: With violent crackdowns, is Myanmar passing the point of no return?

    Moving towards a peaceful resolution of the crisis is the only way forward for sense to prevail, says Nehginpao Kipgen.
  4. FILE PHOTO: Myanmar Commander in Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing salutes as he attends an even

    Commentary: Has Myanmar coup sparked rethinking on non-interference among ASEAN countries?

    Stronger words from Indonesia, Singapore and other ASEAN countries may seem new but do not supplant the important and consistent behind-the-scenes ...
  5. Myanmar military chief General Min Aung Hlaing declared that this time, things would be

    Commentary: To be president? What Myanmar military leader's endgame may be

    There has been, among others, one significant consistency in all the three military coups in the country’s history - 1962, 1988 and 2021 – says Dr ...
  6. Myanmar Protests Explainer

    Commentary: A crackdown in Myanmar could spark a humanitarian crisis

    The military’s actions resemble the start of the crackdown in 1988 except the public angst may be turbocharged by technology this time around, ...
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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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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.