Michele Penna

Michele Penna

Michele Penna is a freelance journalist covering East and Southeast Asia. A graduate in Communication Studies, he holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the Peking University and has worked for several Italian media outlets. Michele is interested in all aspects of Asia and reports on a variety of topics, including international politics and diplomacy, economics, everyday life and the environment in the region.

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Why elections are unlikely to change Burma

The elections taking place in Burma/Myanmar on Nov. 8 are the first ‘free’ electoral competition to be held since 1990 and the first – bar for a surprise – whose...