News

Air Mandalay dismisses allegations in unsigned email
The chief executive officer of Air Mandalay has dismissed allegations made against...
Dagon University students demand right to form union Dagon University students demand right to form union
Students demonstrated at Dagon University on July 10 over the refusal of its adm...
Children to get first ID cards under ministry's pilot scheme
The children of homeless people and squatters in Yangon Region will be able to apply...
‘Bi Mon Te Nay’ reporter’s whereabouts unknown, says family
Police have refused to reveal the whereabouts of Ko Min Wathan, a senior reporter...

Interviews

New addition to Yangon skyline New addition to Yangon skyline
Luxury complex architect aims at "least impact" on Shwedagon Alex Lau, a veteran...
Cultivating talent Cultivating talent
“I tend to avoid famous artists because they already have a market....
Water wizards Water wizards
Dutch minister sees big opportunities for water management expertise The Dutch have...

Features

Myanmar goes Dutch Myanmar goes Dutch
Seeking a nationwide integrated water management strategy Water: millions in Myanmar...
The Last Days of U Thant The Last Days of U Thant
This is an edited extraction from one of the chapters of the author’s forthcoming...
Quiet refuge Quiet refuge
Myitkyina centre offers hope Sister Mary Dillon at the Hope Centre in...
The Debate
When public debate heats up Mizzima reviews the landscape of opinion and prints the...

Business

Hluttaw receives clarification on banking reform
While local banks may open as many branches as they like, foreign banks entering...
Plans for massive ‘high-end’ luxury development in Yangon unveiled Plans for massive ‘high-end’ luxury development in Yangon unveiled
Multi-national developer Marga Landmark and its Myanmar-based partner Thu Kha Yadanar...
Foreign investment to grow in Myanmar Foreign investment to grow in Myanmar
Myanmar's foreign investment law controversially requires foreign companies...
Growth momentum at risk without more reforms, says IMF Growth momentum at risk without more reforms, says IMF
WASHINGTON  (AFP) ? Myanmar's economy is expected to build on already rapid...

Entertainment

With no explanation, no Best Picture at Myanmar Academy Awards With no explanation, no Best Picture at Myanmar Academy Awards
The 60th annual Myanmar Academy Awards ceremonies, the first to be held in Yangon...
After 50 years, Myanmar returns to Miss Universe pageant After 50 years, Myanmar returns to Miss Universe pageant
Miss Myanmar Moe Set Wine will enter Miss Universe Pageant 2013 in Moscow, Russia...
Myanmar picks first Miss Universe hopeful in half century Myanmar picks first Miss Universe hopeful in half century
With a whiff of controversy and not a bikini in sight, a US-educated business graduate...

Media

Journalists, media and human rights groups condemn Unity journal case sentences
Journalists and media and human rights organisation in Myanmar and abroad have reacted...
Unity journal five get 10 years with hard labour over defence facility report
A court in Magway Region has sentenced the chief executive officer and four journalists...
Journalists who covered Mandalay riots receiving threats, say media groups Journalists who covered Mandalay riots receiving threats, say media groups
Myanmar’s Interim Press Council and the Myanmar Journalists Network have urged...
Media harming national security will be prosecuted: President Media harming national security will be prosecuted: President
President U Thein Sein warned in a speech following the communal riots in Mandalay...

Opinion

An unfair advantage An unfair advantage
The irony of the NLD’s opposition against proportional representation How are the people of Myanmar going to choose their...
Myanmar women expect concrete outcomes from Global Summit on Sexual Violence Myanmar women expect concrete outcomes from Global Summit on Sexual Violence
Women have been subjected to rape in conflict for thousands of years. Rape has been viewed by common soldiers as a ‘reward’...
Relationships that count in the peace process
The peace process in Myanmar has gained increased momentum in the past year. The government has reacted to this welcome ...
Aid should support the people, not the government Aid should support the people, not the government
Zoya Phan, centre, meets the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. There are many different opinions...
Arms smuggling and the cost of waging war Arms smuggling and the cost of waging war
The prices of weapons were cheap in the early 1990s for rebels in Myanmar and for various other groups fighting against their...

ED/OP

Amending the 2008 Constitution Amending the 2008 Constitution
Ko Min Ko Naing of the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society Organization...
This is not the time for to turn inwards and backwards
On March 7, a twelve-member Presidential Commission was formed to draft two bills...
Half the sky Half the sky
Last week, Myanmar marked International Women’s Day 2014 with a range of events,...
Expats and Health Care A doctor’s perspective Expats and Health Care A doctor’s perspective
After a nearly a decade working in Myanmar as a primary care doctor, Christoph Gelsdorf...
Off the track on the path to democracy
Democracy is in trouble around the world but it can be argued that it is the only...

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

‘This Land is our Land’ grabs human rights festival film prize ‘This Land is our Land’ grabs human rights festival film prize
‘This Land is our Land’; a documentary film that follows the struggles and experiences...
Documentary on Meikthila dropped from human rights film festival Documentary on Meikthila dropped from human rights film festival
Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi, the organiser of the Human Rights and Human Dignity...
Inaugural music festival to end with a concert of celebration Inaugural music festival to end with a concert of celebration
The inaugural Myanmar Music Festival opening in Yangon this week will feature concert...
Ancient treasures from Myanmar to feature in New York exhibition Ancient treasures from Myanmar to feature in New York exhibition
NEW YORK (AFP) – Treasures from Myanmar feature in a landmark exhibition of sculptures...
MFF Ooredoo Cup draw launched MFF Ooredoo Cup draw launched
The first round of the MFF Ooredoo Cup drawn at the Myanmar Football Federation in...