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Wednesday, 4 November 2015

The low monotone of maroon-robed monks reciting Buddhist scriptures mingles with the sound of birdsong at Myazedi monastery, ...

 Toe Toe Aung, Mon State Minister for Civil Development at the USDP office in Mawlamyaing, Mon State. (PHOTO:- Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now)
Monday, 2 November 2015

Dr. Toe Toe Aung is the Mon State Minister for Civil Development for the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP).

Sunday, 1 November 2015

Phyu Phyu Nyunt is a Yangon Region parliament candidate for the National Unity Party (NUP) in Mingalar Taung Nyunt ...

Myanmar armed forces march during a military parade to mark the country's 67th Union Day ceremony in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 12 February 2014. Photo: EPA
Sunday, 1 November 2015

At the end of a day’s training in a vast military compound in the suburbs of Yangon, Corporal Khin Maung Than and three of ...

Nay Zin Latt, former presidential advisor and founder of NDP, speaks at a rally on Oct. 12 in the Mon State capital Mawlamyine, where he pledged to protect Myanmar's race and Buddhist religion. (Photo: Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now)
Thursday, 29 October 2015

With just weeks before Myanmar’s landmark elections, a fleet of cars covered with stickers of the National Development Party ...

Khun Myint Tun, chairman of the Pa-Oh National Liberation Organization, speaking at Myanmar Now office on Oct. 20. (PHOTO:- Myanmar Now)
Saturday, 24 October 2015

Khun Myint Tun, chairman of the Pa-Oh National Liberation Organization which signed the recent Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement was a former youth leader in the National League for Democracy

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Mi Kon Chan comes from a distinguished family in Mon state in eastern Myanmar. Her father is the vice -chairman of the Mon National Party, ....

Migrant workers operate on a fishing boat in Mae Klong district, Samut Songkhram province, Thailand, 07 May 2015. Photo:Narong Sangnak/EPA
Tuesday, 20 October 2015

It is estimated that 2.5 to 3 million Myanmar workers are toiling away in Thailand, at least half a million of whom are in ...

Myanmar expats wait in line to cast their vote outside the Myanmar Embassy building in Singapore, 15 October 2015. Photo: Wallace Woon/EPA
Saturday, 17 October 2015

The details of that morning 25 years ago are hazy but Than Than Aye remembers vividly the palpable excitement as ...

Friday, 16 October 2015

On Nov. 8, Myanmar will go to the polls in what has been billed as the first free and fair parliamentary election in 25 years, ...

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