07 April 2015
Whether it is a disappearing umbrella, a questionable dinner party for the well connected...
Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
06 April 2015
The fighting that erupted in Kokang on February 9 has disturbed a normally tranquil...
A Chinese Coast Guard vessel (right) using water cannon against a Vietnamese fisheries surveillance ship in disputed waters of the South China Sea off Vietnam’s central coast, in a file photo taken on June 2, 2014. Reports of an encounter between the two countries in the South China Sea in June 2011 were censored by the Myanmar authorities in China’s favour. Photo: AFP/Vietnam News Agency
01 April 2015
Myanmar was founding member of the Non-Aligned Movement and has long embraced a neutral...
Veteran journalist U Thiha Saw Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
30 March 2015
Veteran journalist U Thiha Saw, is a member of Myanmar’s Press Council (Interim) and is...
Photo: Mizzima
30 March 2015
It wasn’t long ago that Yangon was a sleepy place. Electricity was at best erratic,...
Journalists gather during a demonstration to mark “International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists” in Yangon on November 2, 2014. Photo: Mizzima
28 March 2015
Beaten by batons, locked up, threatened with lengthy prison sentences: how is a...
The scenes in Letpadan and Yangon recetly of police brutality against unarmed though agitated student protesters appeared to be a throwback to the dark days of repressive military rule. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
26 March 2015
Is this the Myanmar regime of old? The scenes in Letpadan and Yangon last week of police...
A man uses a mobile phone at a tea shop in Yangon, Myanmar, June 27, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 March 2015
It is easy to be cynical about mobile phone companies. Their raison d’etre is to make...
17 March 2015
Relations between Myanmar and China have been strained by the fighting that erupted in...
Myanmar generals in a line up for Union Day, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA 
17 March 2015
At the Defence Services Museum in Nay Pyi Taw there are cabinets devoted to the peace-...
15 March 2015
Dear Friend, Since I last wrote to you, protests by students, workers and other groups...
12 March 2015
Facebook is supposed to bring people together. But it can be divisive and problematic. We...

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