Soe Myint in Mizzima's Yangon office. Photo: Hong Sar
26 February 2015
Last week two seemingly unrelated events attracted the attention of this writer. The...
Gmail is now available in the Myanmar language, according to Google.
26 February 2015
Google said February 25 that Gmail is now available in the Myanmar language, marking the...
Allegations have been made that a 17-year-old boy was forced to join the military. Here, a boy wearing white shirt (R), who was discharged from the Myanmar army, walks past a security official as he leaves after the ceremony of handover for discharged minors to parents or guardians in Yangon, Myanmar, January 18, 2014. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
26 February 2015
Two men were forcibly recruited by the Myanmar military in Yangon recently when they went...
The Australian government has warned women that joining up with the Islamic State group is unlikely to be a "romantic adventure." UK police photo showing three schoolgirls at Gatwick Airport, England on February 17, 2015 who have been reported missing and are believed to be making their way to Syria to meet up with the Islamic State group. Photo: London Metropolitan Police/EPA
26 February 2015
A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called...
Beijing says it is not interfering in the conflict in Myanmar's northern Shan State. The Chinese border gate of Nansan, Yunnan, China on August 30, 2009. Photo: David and Jessie/Flickr
26 February 2015
China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei says that China forbids any organization...
Tourists from mainland China on an organised shopping tour in Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China, April 17, 2014. Photo: Alex Hofford/EPA
25 February 2015
Hong Kong's leader said February 24 that the government is looking to restrict the number...
Convoys have come under attack. Victims of the conflict sit on board a rescue truck as they flee the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
25 February 2015
Dozens of female prisoners were injured in a fierce firefight between rebels and soldiers...
25 February 2015
Progress on human rights “stalled” in Myanmar last year, Amnesty International has said...
Workers shout slogans as they protest outside their factory after a clash with police at Shwepyithar Industrial zone in Yangon, Myanmar, February 20, 2015. Myanmar police dismantled the protest sites and several people were injured during the clash between protesters and policemen. Thousands of workers are demanding a raise in their basic salary at the industrial zone. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
25 February 2015
Myanmar garment workers demonstrating over pay and factory conditions threatened to...
Upper House to discuss amendments to the controversial National Education Law. Four-party talks between the government, students, parliamentarians and the National Network for Education Reform over the National Education Law underway at Yangon Region Parliament headquarters on February 11, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
25 February 2015
Upper House Speaker U Khin Aung Myint announced February 24 that discussions on the bill...
Myanmar nationals arrested by Thai police officers near an immigration checkpoint of the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae Sot, Tak province in northern Thailand, July 6, 2010. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA 
25 February 2015
Thai police and soldiers stopped a convoy of eight cars loaded with 54 illegal Myanmar...
The murder of the Myanmar migrant worker took place at a popular ocean viewpoint. Foreign tourists walk past a Thai boy on the resort island of Koh Samui, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, April 1, 2011. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA
25 February 2015
The Thai police have arrested two female and one male Myanmar workers for having...

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