Photo: Mizzima
30 March 2015
It wasn’t long ago that Yangon was a sleepy place. Electricity was at best erratic,...
The Arakan Army claims to have captured a Tatmadaw captain in armed clashes in Rakhine State on March 29, 2015. Arakan Army soldiers. Photo: Arakan Army/Facebook
30 March 2015
Two armed clashes between units of the Arakan Army and government troops in Rakhine State...
Panel discussion underway on Day 2 of the IPI World Congress on March 28, 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
29 March 2015
As a small group of protesters stood outside, participants at the International Press...
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...
Supporters of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim hold up an umbrella with a placard reading: 'Undur Najib (Step down Najib)' during a 'Kita Lawan' (Fight Back) rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 7, 2015. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA 
28 March 2015
Malaysian police have arrested two politicians and a political activist as they seek to...
Myanmar opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi talks to media representatives as she leaves after Myanmar's Union Parliament regular assembly in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, March 26, 2015, the day before Armed Forces Day. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
28 March 2015
Myanmar's opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi snubbed a grand annual parade showcasing...
The flag of the European Union flies outside of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. Photo: Patrick Seeger/EPA
28 March 2015
The government has criticised a European Union resolution adopted by the United Nations...
28 March 2015
The Kokang fighters battling with Myanmar government troops in Shan State has denied...
Dams pose serious challenges on a social, environmental and sustainable level in Myanmar. Ye Ywar Hydro Power Dam, Myanmar. Photo: UNTLAW/Panoramio
28 March 2015
Earlier this month a coalition of Karen environmental community based groups, the Karen...
Students on motorcycles shout slogans during a protest against the violent police crackdown in Letpadan and calling to free all detained students, in Mandalay on March 27, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
28 March 2015
Police are reported to have made several arrests after students to the streets across...
The New York Times has had success at encouraging digital subscriptions. Photo: OneSevenOne
27 March 2015
Compare the lunchtime scenes in a typical Yangon tea shop and a Starbucks in New York....
A masked protester holds up a sign in protest while Information Minister U Ye Htut is speaking during the opening session of the IPI World Congress on media freedom in Yangon on March 27, 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
27 March 2015
During the opening of the IPI World Congress on press freedom being held in Yangon,...

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