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Khun Myint Tun, chairman of the Pa-Oh National Liberation Organization, speaking at Myanmar Now office on Oct. 20. (PHOTO:- Myanmar Now)
Saturday, October 24 2015

Khun Myint Tun, chairman of the Pa-Oh National Liberation Organization which signed the recent Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement was a former youth leader in the National League for Democracy

An aerial view of flooded buildings in Kalaymyo, Sagaing Region, Myanmar on August 3, 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Monday, October 12 2015

Heavy seasonal rains, augmented by Cyclone Komen, led to serious flooding and landslides that killed dozens of ...

Garment factory workers at Hlaing Thayar industrial zone in Yangon in 2014. Photo: Mizzima
Friday, October 9 2015

As was to be expected the backlash against the approval of the minimum wage has led to punitive attacks not on ...

A Muslim man walks on a busy street in downtown Yangon. (Photo: Khun Lat, Myanmar Now)
Friday, September 18 2015

In the course of investigating a campaign by prominent members of ...

Khun Tun Oo, the leader of Shan Nationalities League for Democracy. (Photo: Sai Zaw/ Myanmar Now)
Friday, September 4 2015

Khun Tun Oo, 72, is an ethnic Shan politician and leader of SNLD ...

Friday, August 21 2015

Since 2013, the Peace Corps, a U.S. government initiative to support developing nations, has been conducting a series of assessments to ...

Friday, August 21 2015

It was supposed to be a diplomatic coup when President Thein Sein freed the 155 Chinese workers sentenced to life imprisonment for ...

Tuesday, August 18 2015

Until his downfall in 2004, Khin Nyunt had been head of military intelligence as well as holding various other posts. He was a brutal man, Myanmar’s torturer-in-chief, responsible for monitoring and arresting activists.

U Toe Naing Mann, speaking during the interview. Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, August 15 2015

In an exclusive interview with Mizzima, Thura U Shwe Mann’s son, U Toe Naing Mann, walks us through the recent turmoil in ...

Wednesday, June 17 2015

Nay Lin Soe is the founder and programme director of the Myanmar Independent Living Initiative (MILI), which is a local NGO that aims to build an inclusive society and enables persons with ...

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