Microfinance and small business projects may sound good in theory, but do they work in practice? Residents waiting to fill plastic containers with water from a public tap in the impoverished slum quarter of Aung Mingalar on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: AFP
Monday, January 2 2017

Daw Su Su is ultra-poor, in that she earns less than $1.25 a day.

Monday, December 26 2016

From December 19 to 22, twelve media persons were invited by the Myanmar Government to visit Buthidaung, ...

Monday, December 12 2016

Conflicts between governmental forces and ethnic armed groups are once again escalating in northern Myanmar.

Thursday, December 8 2016

Despite continuous reform efforts started since 2010, ...

Friday, December 2 2016

On the invitation of the Chinese side, a media delegation composed of major Myanmar mainstream media visited ...

Friday, December 2 2016

Ba Hein, 72, is the Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Natural Resources for Ayeyawaddy Region.

Wednesday, November 30 2016

On 28 November, the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) and 12 other political ...

Friday, November 25 2016

In recent days, there has been a resumption of fighting in northern Myanmar. 

Tuesday, November 15 2016

The world is coming to grips with the reality of ...


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