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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 ...

Monday, May 18 2015

(Interview) Dr Thant Thaw Kaung is the chief executive officer of Myanmar Book Centre Co., Ltd and has more than two decades’ ...

Conditions at garment factories are said to be improving, but many of the underlying concerns over pay and long hours remain. Photo: Hong Sar
Monday, May 18 2015

Foreign clothing companies are licking their lips as they seek to set up shop in Myanmar, Asia’s new investment opportunity.

Sunday, May 10 2015

Three Thai men are marching from Chumphon town, in southern Thailand, to the gated walls of the Foreign Ministry in Bangkok in ...

China’s consul-general in Mandalay, Mr Wang Yu. Photo: Mark Yang
Tuesday, May 5 2015

(Interview) China has embarked on an ambitious plan to promote land and sea trade routes inspired by the ancient Silk Road that ...

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