Coronavirus communication: What does China want to achieve?

While I can understand that China might be not happy about some rhetoric coming from the White House re COVID-19, why do you think that Beijing is pretty aggressively trying to spread a conspiracy theory about American origins of the new coronavirus? Is it first of all for domestic purposes to shift some blame from the regime for originally probably a slow response regarding outbreak in Wuhan? Or China hopes that with that tactics the regime can achieve also something internationally, and what it would be? Read few comments.

General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping: Credit: http://english.gov.cn/

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Aung San Suu Kyi and Rohingya genocide trial

Aung San Suu Kyi decided to travel to The Hague after Gambia filed a lawsuit at the International Court of Justice against Myanmar accusing it of acts of genocide against the Rohingya ethnic group. Why would you say she felt that she has to be there personally and what do you expect from this lawsuit? Read few comments.

Aung San Suu Kyi. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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Burma: What does it mean Aung San Suu Kyi is not a President?

Aung San Suu Kyi’s close aide Htin Kyaw was just elected to be President of Burma. What does that it wasn’t directly her who was elected says as about the process of transformation and transition of the country? Read few comments.

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Burma: What’s next for Aung San Suu Kyi after elections?

Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD will win the elections in Burma and she already indicated she will be above president. What do you think her political strategy will be/should be, in your opinion, what is her vision for Burma as the country still faces many political, ethnic problems? Read few comments.

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People of Burma are optimistic about the future. Why?

According to one published poll 62 percent of the people of Burma are generally positive about the direction the country is heading.  How much would you share this optimism? Or wouldn’t you, and why? Read few comments.

Aung San Suu Kyi. Credit: Andrej Matisak

Aung San Suu Kyi. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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EU in Southeast Asia: An alternative to other powers?

Vice-president of the European Commission Antonio Tajani visits Vietnam, Burma and Thailand on his Mission for Growth.

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Why is Obama visiting Burma?

Barack Obama is the first POTUS ever who visited Burma/Myanmar.

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