Daw Aung San Suu Kyi out campaigning. Photo: Mizzima
Sunday, April 26 2015

(ANALYSIS) In late November 2013, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi wrote to...

Tuesday, April 7 2015

Whether it is a disappearing umbrella, a questionable dinner party for the well connected, a fake rape report, the wrong wrecked ,,,

Mizzima Office in Pazundaung Township, Yangon. Photo: Thawn/Mizzima
Tuesday, April 7 2015

First, I must apologize for having not written sooner. But, things are very busy with Mizzima at the moment. Between establishing our new office, launching the country’s irst digital daily newspaper, ...

Monday, April 6 2015

The fighting that erupted in Kokang on February 9 has disturbed a normally tranquil landscape and created tremendous ripples in today’s ethnic political arena. 

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
Wednesday, April 1 2015

Myanmar was founding member of the Non-Aligned Movement and has long embraced a neutral foreign policy, although ...

Veteran journalist U Thiha Saw
Monday, March 30 2015

Veteran journalist U Thiha Saw, is a member of Myanmar’s Press Council (Interim) and is the editorial director of Myanmar Consolidated ...

Monday, March 30 2015

It wasn’t long ago that Yangon was a sleepy place. Electricity was at best erratic, internet and phone connections scant, buildings crumbly, business slow and roads lightly trafficked.

Journalists gather during a demonstration to mark “International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists” in Yangon on November 2, 2014. Photo: Mizzima
Saturday, March 28 2015

Beaten by batons, locked up, threatened with lengthy prison sentences: how is a journalist to react to the threat posed by uniformed or ...

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
Thursday, March 26 2015

Is this the Myanmar regime of old? The scenes in Letpadan and Yangon last week of police brutality against unarmed though agitated ...

A man uses a mobile phone at a tea shop in Yangon, Myanmar, June 27, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Friday, March 20 2015

It is easy to be cynical about mobile phone companies. Their raison d’etre is to make hefty profits, right? 


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