Ben Dunant

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Burmese authors, monks, and passersby share their thoughts with a local audience on the grounds of the Mandalay Hill Resort. (Credit: Ben Dunant)
Saturday, 18 November 2017

In a hotel conference room in Mandalay, Jung Chang, author of celebrated Chinese saga Wild Swans, told an audience of writers, Buddhist monks, and ...

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Domestic and international observer groups have commended the orderly, fair and transparent conduct of ...

A crowd gathers at Maha Bandoola Park in central Yangon on 4 April 2017 to hear about the new "Start With Me" Road safety campaign.
Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Public health in Myanmar has been a story of slow but consistent progress, emerging from a dismal basefar below its regional peers.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

As a British diplomat fresh in the country in 1990, Vicky Bowman dove enthusiastically into Burmese culture, ...

Monday, 3 April 2017

Mark McDowell was a career diplomat for 20 years with the Canadian Foreign Service, where he made a name for ...

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Results from a survey conducted by a domestic observer group among voters for the 1 April by-elections ...

Saturday, 25 March 2017

The peeling facades of Yangon’s colonial-era buildings have attracted growing local and international attention, ...

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

As the Myanmar authorities look to improving safety on the roads, one foreign expert stresses ...

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Zita Schellekens is director of corporate affairs at APB Alliance Brewery, under which Heineken beer is brewed and sold ...

A general view for busy traffic in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, 15 January 2017. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Saturday, 11 February 2017

On a frigid evening in January, Hung Khen, a lawmaker in the Chin State parliament, was passing along the potholed ...

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