Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (L) and Information Minister U Ye Htut (R) arrive at a meeting to celebrate International Press Freedom Day in Yangon. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 May 2015
Recent events reveal surprising insights into which national ...
No easy answers for opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: Mizzima
20 May 2015
Myanmar is moving towards a general election later this year which, while likely to bring...
Myanmar workers dry rice under the sun at the Bayintnaung broker's sale centre in Yangon. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
14 May 2015
Rice exports from Myanmar - the leader in the global trade in the crucial grain five...
11 May 2015
U Win Myint had little to celebrate during the Thingyan Water Festival. To accommodate...
Women from central Myanmar who fled the fighting in Kokang region in Shan State are seen in a Buddhist monastery in Lashio city in late February. Photo: Henry Htun
02 May 2015
As hundreds of internally displaced people of Myanmar’s Kokang...
The Yangon government's hiring young men to break up a protest in Yangon has raised questions as to whether the authorities are returning to the dark days of the former military junta. Photo: Mizzima
07 April 2015
“If you take the mask off, it is still a military regime underneath.” That was the...
Police arrest students and other protestors in Letpadan. Photo: Thet Ko
01 April 2015
“I am safe,” said the long-awaited message that ended days of anxiety about the...
The New York Times has had success at encouraging digital subscriptions. Photo: OneSevenOne
27 March 2015
Compare the lunchtime scenes in a typical Yangon tea shop and a Starbucks in New York....
SEDN project manager Myo Myint Myat Htun (MyMy), seen here on the right with her group. 
21 March 2015
Deep-seated patriarchy and years of military rule have kept Myanmar society from the rest...
Photo: EPA
16 March 2015
Western embassies in Myanmar have outlined a comprehensive package of support aimed at...
13 March 2015
Fishers and farmers have been trying for some time to block the proposed Don Sahong Dam...
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft on a test flight. Photo: Solar Impulse Project
12 March 2015
Mission impossible. That is what the Swiss inventors and pilots Betrand Piccard and Andre...

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