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Temporary displacement site in Mong Hsu Township, Shan State on 4 December 2015. Credit: OCHA
Friday, December 18 2015

Recently, there have been a series of armed clashes between the Shan State Army - North and government troops in Mong Hsu Township, ...

A Myanmar voter holds his citizen ID card while lining up to cast his ballot at a polling station in Yangon, Myanmar, 08 November 2015. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
Thursday, December 17 2015

Five weeks ago, Myanmar held a historic election, the first openly-contested polls the country has seen in a quarter of a century.

Aung San Suu Kyi accompanied by her party members. Photo: Mizzima
Friday, December 11 2015

In the days following Myanmar’s historic election it was fast apparent that Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, the National League of Democracy ...

Nan Khin Htwe Myint, a National League for Democracy (NLD) candidate
Friday, November 27 2015

BNI Election News room interviewed Nan Khin Htwe Myint, a National League for Democracy (NLD) candidate that won a seat in ...

Medical check up TB/HIV co-infection Shan State. Photo: Eddy McCall/MSF
Friday, November 27 2015

Between 2011 and 2014, Myanmar more than doubled the number of people living with HIV who are on long-term ...

Thursday, November 12 2015

(EDITORIAL) This is the first time in a generation that Myanmar has a chance of a free vote to elect their rulers.

Thursday, November 12 2015

As millions turned out to vote with hope in their hearts on Sunday, one of the groups of people unable to take part ...

National League for Democracy party leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to local and foreign media during a press conference for the upcoming general elections at her residence in Yangon, Myanmar, 5 November 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Sunday, November 8 2015

Myanmar is a small country in Southeast Asia, isolated from the rest of the world for over half a century until recently.

 Toe Toe Aung, Mon State Minister for Civil Development at the USDP office in Mawlamyaing, Mon State. (PHOTO:- Phyo Thiha Cho/Myanmar Now)
Monday, November 2 2015

Dr. Toe Toe Aung is the Mon State Minister for Civil Development for the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP).

KIA soldiers Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
Tuesday, October 27 2015

As the nationwide elections draw nearer with each passing day, problems surrounding the country’s future seems to be accumulating ...

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