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Moe Thuzar

Moe Thuzar is Fellow and Co-coordinator of the Myanmar Studies Programme at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. 

Articles by Moe Thuzar (13)

Myanmar’s State of Emergency: Damn the Torpedoes

Moe Thuzar

The Tatmadaw’s seizure of power in Myanmar will wind back Myanmar’s nascent democracy several decades. The costs to the country are incalculable.

Myanmar Elections: Change the Only Constant

Moe Thuzar

As vote counts stream in from Sunday’s general elections, the expectation is that the majority of voters have chosen the incumbent party. This is a reflection of their desire for slow and gradual change in the country’s development.

Will the Real Union Election Commission Please Stand up?

Moe Thuzar

Recent decisions by Myanmar’s election commission put it in the 8 November election spotlight.

Myanmar: Social Media Holds Little Sway on Voting Patterns

Moe Thuzar

A recent pre-election survey has confirmed the conventional wisdom that voter attitudes are entrenched and will be influenced little by the barrage of social media campaigns.

Myanmar’s 2020 Elections: The State of Play

Moe Thuzar

With the 2020 elections looming, the National League for Democracy looks set to bag an electoral majority again. This may not deter other parties from poking holes in the NLD’s performance legitimacy