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A general view for busy traffic in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, 15 January 2017. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Saturday, February 11 2017

On a frigid evening in January, Hung Khen, a lawmaker in the Chin State parliament, was passing along the potholed ...

Thursday, September 29 2016

On a visit to a model farm in Israel this week, the potential for Myanmar’s agricultural development was there to see. 

Sunday, August 28 2016

As the Myanmar government mulls how to develop the country, the classic case of how South Korea transformed from ...

Wind turbines in service at the Dabancheng Wind Power Plant in Urumqi in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 20 October 2007. EPA/IRIS SA
Saturday, December 19 2015

As Myanmar has adapted many of the 21st century’s technological advancements, is it also likely to adapt to renewable energies at the same pace?

Union members striking.
Thursday, February 26 2015

Ma Thazin Soe has worked in a garment factory in Yangon's northern Mayangone Township for three years. She rises at dawn to make a bus journey from her home in neighbouring Hlaingtharyar Township, on Yangon’s western outskirts, and returns after dark. 

Friday, February 20 2015

Name:   Thu Zar Win

Position:   Chairperson

Organisation: Sex Workers in Myanmar network

Friday, February 20 2015

Breath is not bated at the U Hla Tun Cancer Hospice in a Yangon’s rural East Dagon Township and time, for its 50 patients, appears neither a burden nor a blessing. visitors may emerge from the hospice compound feeling oddly at peace with their own mortality – but unquestionably grateful for more time.

Friday, February 20 2015

The thousands of Myanmar migrants working at factories and farms in and around the Thai border town of Mae Soe rely on one media source: community radio. It is a medium that transcends factory walls, immobility due to precarious immigration status – and illiteracy.

Tuesday, February 17 2015

The thousands of Myanmar migrants working at factories and farms in and around the Thai border town of Mae Soe rely on one media source: community radio. It is a medium that transcends factory walls, immobility due to precarious immigration status – and illiteracy.

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