Mark Yang

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Famous rock band in Myanmar, Vocal Lay Phyu and guitarist Chit San Maung perform during water festival in Mandalay on 16 April, 2016. Photo: Aung Ko Oo/Mizzima
Saturday, 16 April 2016

Thousands of gallons of water may have been thrown in the city of Mandalay during this year’s water festival but ...

Mr Jean-Marc Brule, Green Lotus co-founder and Paris region member of Parliament
Monday, 23 November 2015

The Mayor of Yangon U Hla Myint attended the “1st Green Construction Summit” in Yangon this week which looked at a whole range of ...

Myanmar may be abuzz with “change” but the transition from rule by the military to a more democratic form of governance faces serious hurdles
Friday, 13 November 2015

For Daw Aung San Suu Kyi it has been a long wait. Twenty-five years after the 1990 multi-party elections in Myanmar that saw her National League for Democracy win a landslide victory, ...

NLD chairperson speaks to the media during a press conference for the upcoming general elections at her house in Yangon on 5 November 2015.  Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Thursday, 5 November 2015

Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday she would be “above the president” and run the government ...

Monday, 2 November 2015

Tens of thousands of supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi gathered in Yangon Sunday for ...

Thursday, 29 October 2015

The Myanmar government has rejected the findings of an investigation that claims there is “strong evidence” of a genocide ...

U Win Tun Oo, the Managing Director of Myint Thukha Nadi Aviation and Technology. Photo: Mark Yang
Thursday, 1 October 2015

Myanmar needs better business and online security systems, according to participants at a security conference being held in Yangon.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

A group of prominent artists have put forward the message that it is as important to check the voters’ lists as it is to vote on Election Day.

Friday, 18 September 2015

The energy sector will help fuel foreign investment in Myanmar during the 2015-16 fiscal year. That was the main message to come out ...

Buddhist nationalist groups set off on September 14 to begin two weeks of celebrations of the four controversial race and religion bills recently signed into law. The rally of monks and lay people, including representatives of the Ma Ba Tha, began their prayers and celebrations at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Tuesday, 15 September 2015

The Committee for the Protection of Nationality and Religion, or Ma Ba Tha, held a celebration for the approval ofthe last of four ...