Yu Wai

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Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Kayah State Chief Minister U Khin Maung Oo aka U Bu Reh and four ministers from Kayah State resigned from the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party [USDP], ...

President U Thein Sein. Photo: Mizzima
Friday, 3 April 2015

President U Thein Sein, speaking in an April 3 radio address, said the recent warplane bombing incident that killed five Chinese ...

65th IPI World Congress 2015 opens at the Chatrium Hotel in Yangon on March 27, 2015.
Friday, 27 March 2015

The International Press Institute is holding its 65th IPI World Congress 2015 at the Chatrium Hotel in Yangon from March 27 to 29, ...

Monday, 2 March 2015

Information Minister U Ye Htut has explained that the Monywa-based freelance photojournalist Ko Aung Nay Myo was charged under Section 5 (a) and ...

Ma Chaw Chaw (L), 21, a war victim who fled from the conflict zone, gets treatment at a monastery which is being set up as a temporary refugee camp in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 19, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Friday, 20 February 2015

The Kunlong Township branch of the Myanmar Red Cross Society has helped to rescue 3,163 war refugees from the fighting in the Kokang region within the last week, Daw Shwe Sin Myint, head of the communications department of the NGO, told Mizzima on February 19.

Political prisoners Ko Aung Min Naing (L) and Ko Yan Naing Tun (R) are seen in front of Insein Prison after being released, Yangon, Myanmar, December 31, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Tuesday, 17 February 2015

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners reports that as of the end of January, there were 213 activists awaiting trial and 159 political prisoners in Myanmar.