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Thursday, 10 March 2016

Myanmar’s new Lower House nominated four individuals as presidential candidates on Thursday, with Htin Kyaw, ...

Monday, 7 March 2016

When her father died of AIDS in 2003, Pyae Phu Khaing* was just three years old, and only two years later her mother died of the same disease.

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

They are mothers, daughters, sisters and wives who have been also active for years in Myanmar politics, business, and social and ...

Monday, 29 February 2016

On a recent February morning, just after Myanmar’s new, ...

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

La Laung Daung Nan vividly remembers the last day of April 2015.

Monday, 22 February 2016

Sitting in a tea-shop next door to the National League for Democracy’s Hlaing Tharyar Township office, Oo Win Maung offers some ...

Friday, 19 February 2016

After Husaina’s 20-year-old son fled poverty and discrimination in Myanmar’s Rakhine State by boat, she heard nothing from him for ...

Zaw Myint Maung, a third-time NLD MP, talks of prison life, political reforms and his vision of Mandalay under an NLD government. (Photo: Thin Lei Win/Myanmar Now)
Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Born in a large, academically-inclined family, Dr. Zaw Myint Maung said he had always been interested in politics but ...

Friday, 12 February 2016

Last year, a cleaner hired by Phu Pwint’s family raped the 11-year-old girl when she was alone in her home in ...

Union Peace Conference held at the Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC-2) in Nay Pyi Taw from the 12-16 January, 2016. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Friday, 12 February 2016

For an event where only 7 percent of the 700 attendees were women, Myanmar’s first peace conference achieved a milestone on gender issues.

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