Htet Khaung Linn

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Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Clad in distinctive traditional orange jackets and tops, dozens of National League for Democracy (NLD) representatives walked into ...

Daw Thandar, a well-known human rights activist, is one of the hundreds of new members of parliament.  (Credit: Thin Lei Win/Myanmar Now)
Thursday, 4 February 2016

Less than two years ago, Thandar, a well-known human rights activist who has been imprisoned, lost her husband.

Members of parliament arrive to attend the first session of House of Nationalities (Upper House) in Nay Pyi Taw on 3 February 2016. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Wednesday, 3 February 2016

On Wednesday morning, Myanmar convened the new Upper House and a Kayin and a Rakhine lawmaker were chosen as ...

Friday, 29 January 2016

On Monday Myanmar will convene its first popularly-elected parliament in more than half a century, a historic moment unthinkable ...

NLD spokesperson Nyan Win seen in the party’s headquarters in Yangon. (Credit: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now)
Tuesday, 12 January 2016

The National League for Democracy (NLD) is currently in the process of forming a government following its landslide victory in the November 8 elections.

Monday, 11 January 2016

Khaung Tong Creek was a 1.5-meter deep, pristine creek some 10 years ago, but these days this important tributary of Kachin State’s ...

Traffic congestion on Anawrahta Road in downtown Yangon. Photo: Mizzima
Friday, 8 January 2016

Than Htwe lives in Hlaing Tharyar, a sprawling township 20 km west of central Yangon, but his job is in downtown.

A small museum showcases some stuffed versions of the roughly 1,500 species of wildlife in Chatthin sanctuary. (Credit: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now)
Wednesday, 30 December 2015

In the heart of Myanmar’s central dry zone there are two protected forest areas that are home to word’s largest populations of ...

Monday, 14 December 2015

The Telecommunication Law was enacted on Oct. 8, 2013. It was aimed at developing the telecoms sector, including establishing ...

President Thein Sein's government has surprised many over the last four years. USDP MPs in Parliament Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, 12 December 2015

When Myanmar’s current Parliament first convened in 2011 following a flawed general election, most observers and opposition members ...