China can support Myanmar for win-win benefits (Global Times)

This week Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Myanmar which will be his first in 2020. This is the first Chinese president to visit Myanmar in almost 20 years. Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin paid a state visit in 2001. In the interlude, China became a world power, shaping global investments especially via the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in which Myanmar is also an important participant.

By Aung Tun

Myanmar: a country reluctant to help the world understand itself (The Interpreter)

Some have called Myanmar a struggling beauty. Without a doubt, the country is beautiful, home to a number of unique heritage sites. Yet it is also a country that claims it has been widely misunderstood.

Hui Ying Lee

No safe return for Rohingya refugees (The Interpreter)

The Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar published last week is likely to dominate debates about the Rohingya refugee crisis and international policy choices in the coming months.

Morten B. Pedersen