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In Tarlay, the earthquake killed at least 47 people and destroyed 80 percent of the homes. Photo: Mizzima
Tuesday, December 29 2015

If a major earthquake hits and you are living in a bamboo hut, chances are you will come out unscathed. But if you are in a concrete house or ...

Tuesday, December 29 2015

Women have been consistently excluded from Myanmar’s peace negotiations and their continued absence could undermine the success of the talks ...

Tuesday, December 29 2015

The earthquake threat in California is little different from that posed by the Sagaing fault line that slices north to south through ...

Saturday, December 26 2015

We cannot know when a serious earthquake will strike Yangon or other areas of Myanmar. But, should a quake occur, you will have only ...

Thursday, December 24 2015

Before the devastating 2015 earthquake hit Nepal, the small, underdeveloped country had made some of the right moves to prepare for ...

Thursday, December 24 2015

Stretching back in his chair at his party office in Thaketa Township in eastern Yangon, Nyunt Pe looks at ease, despite losing his seat in ...

Wednesday, December 23 2015

Months after the torrential monsoon rains that have caused massive floods in several areas of Myanmar, India and Bangladesh, ...

Wednesday, December 23 2015

Children can be “agents of change”. This is the message behind the efforts of a number of NGOs tasked with raising awareness of the dangers ...

Friday, December 18 2015

In a ramshackle workshop behind a bustling Yangon market, Kyi Tha fixes the plastic propeller of a home-made drone, one of a growing ...

A Myanmar mobile phone user chatting to friends using Viber application. (Photo: Hkun Lat/Myanmar Now)
Wednesday, December 16 2015

Soon after polls closed in Myanmar’s November 8 elections, photos of the ink-stained fingers of proud voters were plastered across ...

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