Wednesday, April 5 2017

After decades on the run from armed conflict in their ancestral lands, Myanmar nationals with Karen heritage are finally ...

Thursday, March 23 2017

Fourteen-year-old San Min Hteik had worked at the steel factory for less than a week when his hand got caught ...

Saturday, March 4 2017

Months after a report on abuses and corruption in prison labour camps prompted calls for reforms and investigations, little has changed.

Saturday, March 4 2017

More resilient and productive rice varieties could help poor farmers, but their introduction has been hobbled by a lack of government resources.

Saturday, February 11 2017

The Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) celebrated Shan National Day, on 7 February, ...

Monday, February 6 2017

Student unions have been icons of democratic struggles in Myanmar, but not every student is interested in keeping this legacy alive.

Thursday, February 2 2017

Hla Min had been successfully farming soybean since 1994 on the hillsides of Shwe Pahtoe (South), ...

Tuesday, January 24 2017

On a recent morning, Zeyar Lin was tending to his water melons, which he grows in dry season ...

Wednesday, January 18 2017

Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of ...

Miners working inside a ruby mine in Mogok, north of Mandalay. Myanmar produces more than 80 percent of the world's rubies, yet decades of isolation under the former military junta means the industry remains cloaked in mystery. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
Thursday, January 5 2017

Every week Aye Min Htun prays he will find the ruby that changes his life, one of thousands of people scratching ...


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