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Monday, 1 May 2017

Farmer Swae Du Hmone remembers how until a few years ago his family would have to venture into the mountains around ...

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Months after a report on abuses and corruption in prison labour camps prompted calls for reforms and investigations, little has changed.

Saturday, 4 March 2017

More resilient and productive rice varieties could help poor farmers, but their introduction has been hobbled by a lack of government resources.

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Hla Min had been successfully farming soybean since 1994 on the hillsides of Shwe Pahtoe (South), ...

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

On a recent morning, Zeyar Lin was tending to his water melons, which he grows in dry season ...

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

On a recent afternoon, the beach at Jatetaw Village was bustling with fishermen hauling their boats ashore and ...

Friday, 2 December 2016

Ba Hein, 72, is the Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Natural Resources for Ayeyawaddy Region.

Saturday, 22 October 2016

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has long had an office in Myanmar that focused on ending forced labour, ...

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Hundreds of prisoners held in a jail in Mandalay Region held a rare protest on Tuesday calling for the replacement of ...

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

By 1999 Sein Kyaw Win had already survived 24 years of service as a foot soldier in the Myanmar army’s long war against ...

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