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Thursday, 11 February 2016

The Lisu National Development Party won five constituencies in the 2015 general elections, two seats in the Lower House, ...

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 ...

Monday, 1 February 2016

As the National League for Democracy (NLD) prepares ...

Monday, 1 February 2016

Despite its strong mandate from a thumping election victory, Myanmar’s new National League for Democracy government will struggle to ...

Friday, 29 January 2016

The faces of Myanmar’s new Parliament, when it convenes in Napyitaw on February 1, will be almost unrecognisable when compared ...

Friday, 29 January 2016

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

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) in Myanmar is facing a funding shortfall of $51 million to meet all the needs till the end of 2016.

Ja Seng Hkawn at her riverside home in Myitkyina. (PHOTO:- Thin Lei Win/Myanmar Now)
Monday, 25 January 2016

For much of the first 20 years of her life, Maran Ja Seng Hkawn was raised by her grandmothers in Kachin, Myanmar’s northernmost state, ...

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