Friday, January 15 2016

For more than six months in 2011, YweJa refused to leave her home in Myanmar’s Kachin State despite heavy fighting around her village.

Monday, January 11 2016

The evidence comprised little more than a data table, printed on a single sheet of paper. To Jane Taupin, it didn’t seem to make sense.

Monday, January 11 2016

Khaung Tong Creek was a 1.5-meter deep, pristine creek some 10 years ago, but these days this important tributary of Kachin State’s ...

Traffic congestion on Anawrahta Road in downtown Yangon. Photo: Mizzima
Friday, January 8 2016

Than Htwe lives in Hlaing Tharyar, a sprawling township 20 km west of central Yangon, but his job is in downtown.

Thursday, December 31 2015

Myanmar is exposed to a number of natural disasters and has a World Risk Index Ranking of 42/173 and Global Climate Risk Index of 2/178.

Wednesday, December 30 2015

Every good Boy Scout learns – be prepared. The lesson holds true for earthquakes in Myanmar.

A small museum showcases some stuffed versions of the roughly 1,500 species of wildlife in Chatthin sanctuary. (Credit: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now)
Wednesday, December 30 2015

In the heart of Myanmar’s central dry zone there are two protected forest areas that are home to word’s largest populations of ...

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 ...


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