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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 ...

President Thein Sein's government has surprised many over the last four years. USDP MPs in Parliament Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, December 12 2015

When Myanmar’s current Parliament first convened in 2011 following a flawed general election, most observers and opposition members ...

Saturday, December 5 2015

Since colonial days, Myanmar’s poets have put pen to paper to express the mood of the people, describing their trials and tribulations ...

An HIV patient stares out of a window at an HIV hospice in Yangon’s South Dagon township. (Photo: Ei Cherry Aung/Myanmar Now)
Tuesday, December 1 2015

Two weeks after Cho’s husband died at his parent’s home in 2013, his family called her and told her he died of AIDS.

Officials at the office of the Meikhtila Township Election Commission on the evening of the election on Nov. 8. (PHOTO:- Myanmar Now/Phyo Thiha Cho)
Tuesday, November 24 2015

In the sea of the National League for Democracy’s overwhelming victory in Myanmar’s Nov. 8 elections there was a small ...

Rohingya Muslim boys play sepak takraw at Thekkelpyin Internally Displaced Parsons (IDPs) camp near Sittwe of Rakhine State. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
Saturday, November 21 2015

It’s becoming something of a pattern. Rohingya people standing on the side-lines, watching celebrations of events which make our lives worse.

Sunday, November 15 2015

The Myanmar peace process is so complicated and involves so many actors that even those involved in the process sometimes ...

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