Phyo Thiha Cho

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Wednesday, 30 March 2016

As darkness fell in Khanwebo on the night of February 3, a sudden ruckus erupted when dozens of policemen entered the coastal ...

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

In recent months, Pat Jasan, an ethnic Kachin public movement, has made headlines with its vigilante-style march on opium producing ...

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 ...

Saturday, 20 February 2016

Myanmar’s cities are attracting an increasing number of rural poor, but efforts to provide them with affordable housing are falling short

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 ...

A Myanmar voter holds his citizen ID card while lining up to cast his ballot at a polling station in Yangon, Myanmar, 08 November 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Thursday, 17 December 2015

Five weeks ago, Myanmar held a historic election, the first openly-contested polls the country has seen in a quarter of a century.

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Since colonial days, Myanmar’s poets have put pen to paper to express the mood of the people, describing their trials and tribulations ...

Friday, 27 November 2015

While fighting rages in northern Shan State between Myanmar’s army and ethnic rebel groups that failed to sign a nationwide ceasefire, ...

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