News

Christian group says religious conversion bill a major setback Christian group says religious conversion bill a major setback
Myanmar is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious country. People walking in...
Reporters take plea to Thai PM’s office over Rohingya trafficking story Reporters take plea to Thai PM’s office over Rohingya trafficking story
Two journalists based in Phuket, Thailand, Mr Alan Morison (L) and Ms...
US envoy says ‘real solution’ is for Rohingya refugees to go home US envoy says ‘real solution’ is for Rohingya refugees to go home
US Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration...
British Embassy calls for ‘credible investigation’ into teachers’ murder British Embassy calls for ‘credible investigation’ into teachers’ murder
 The funeral service of the two Kachin school teachers held in Myitkyina,...
MSF says its operations in Rakhine State will be transparent MSF says its operations in Rakhine State will be transparent
Patients wait at the triage area for treatment at an Medecins Sans Frontieres...
Ex Thai PM Yingluck impeached Ex Thai PM Yingluck impeached
Members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) cast their vote on...
NGO raps Myanmar govt as more child soldiers are released NGO raps Myanmar govt as more child soldiers are released
The Myanmar government has just released a further batch of child soldiers....

Interviews

‘The wounds in this country are deep’ ‘The wounds in this country are deep’
Cardinal-elect Charles Maung Bo Photo: Hong Sar (Ramonya)/Mizzima ...
‘We want our return to be guaranteed by policy and law’ ‘We want our return to be guaranteed by policy and law’
Ma Khin Ohmar, activist and Burma Partnership coordinator Ma Khin Ohmar...
‘Establishing a credit bureau is essential for banks to operate autonomously’ ‘Establishing a credit bureau is essential for banks to operate autonomously’
  Daw Nang Lang Kham, director KBZ Group KBZ Group is one...
Author Bertil Lintner: ‘In Myanmar they are putting the cart before the horse’ Author Bertil Lintner: ‘In Myanmar they are putting the cart before the horse’
Prominent Myanmar-watcher, journalist and author (“Outrage”, “Aung San Suu...

Business

‘Backsliding’ Myanmar reforms fail to put off foreign investors ‘Backsliding’ Myanmar reforms fail to put off foreign investors
Standard Chartered Bank is one foreign bank committed to Myanmar. Mr...
Indian president calls for more Myanmar-India trade Indian president calls for more Myanmar-India trade
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) shaking hands with the Myanmar...
Thailand drops plan to use convicts on fishing boats Thailand drops plan to use convicts on fishing boats
A Myanmar migrant worker is silhouetted on one of the floors of a wooden...
Malaysia cuts growth forecast in wake of oil price rout Malaysia cuts growth forecast in wake of oil price rout
Motorists lines up for fuel at a gas station in Gombak, outside Kuala...
Twitter buys India mobile phone startup ZipDial Twitter buys India mobile phone startup ZipDial
A photo of an official Twitter account on a smartphone, pictured in The...
Indonesian tin mining firm to restart Myanmar expansion Indonesian tin mining firm to restart Myanmar expansion
Indonesian state-controlled tin miner Timah seeks to realise its plan to boost investment...
Thai company to cement deal on entering Myanmar building materials market Thai company to cement deal on entering Myanmar building materials market
 Labourers work on a construction site as they prepare to pour concrete,...

Features

Centres of excellence proposed Centres of excellence proposed
Visiting minister promotes Israel’s agricultural expertise Photo:...
Defeated by Hkakabo Razi Defeated by Hkakabo Razi
Bad luck and hostile circumstances   Which mountain is the...
Difficult access, funding shortfalls Difficult access, funding shortfalls
Winter brings more misery for refugees from war Children playing at...
Under the radar Under the radar
Tentative return home for Myitsone villagers Photo: Yola Verbr...

Opinion

The Lady’s date with destiny The Lady’s date with destiny
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech during a central committee meeting of her party,...
Generational change in the hluttaw Generational change in the hluttaw
Photo: Soe Than Lynn/Mizzima The way that Myanmar’s first group of legislators was elected, in the jumbled...
The lowdown The lowdown
A libertarian dream country? American business is by and large staying out of Myanmar for various reasons, usually citing...
Build it and they will come Build it and they will come
The parliament complex in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: Hong Sar When US President Barack Obama galloped through...
The power of the R-word
Brian Pellot, the director of global strategy at the Religion News Service, published his take on the use of the word â€...

ED/OP

The other transition The other transition
Under the surface, what has changed? Myanmar soldiers participate in...
The year of talking fruitlessly The year of talking fruitlessly
High-profile talks are the favourite pastime of the Myanmar political elite of late,...
The value of the kyat has been going down lately. Will the national currency continue to fall? The value of the kyat has been going down lately. Will the national currency continue to fall?
The Debate When public debate heats up Mizzima reviews the landscape of opinion...
The NLD and the pursuit of democracy The NLD and the pursuit of democracy
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at Sagaing in 2012, as she campaigns for NLD candidates....
Constitutional games Constitutional games
Constitutional matters have been dominating the political agenda of late, with Lower...

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

Singapore SEA Games show to be ‘spectacular’ Singapore SEA Games show to be ‘spectacular’
Photo: Mizzima Singapore has announced its intention to hold the...
Top-end teashop fare Top-end teashop fare
A new take on some old Myanmar favourites Photo: H.M.A Photos/Rangoon...
Myanmar teams announce SEA Games preparations Myanmar teams announce SEA Games preparations
Photo: Global New Light of Myanmar Myanmar’s national sports...
Tickets on sale to SEA Games opening extravaganza Tickets on sale to SEA Games opening extravaganza
A general view from inside the new national stadium at sports hub complex...
Nations set their 2015 SEA Games targets Nations set their 2015 SEA Games targets
Nila, the 2015 SEA Games mascot shows of the games motto. Photo: Hal...