Jaiden Coonan

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Tuesday, 26 January 2016

In the days of digital photography, many criticize the efforts and work of many photographers. But it can be said for Israeli photographer, Ziv Koren, that this simply is not the case for professional photographers.

Myanmar is lifting its game on earthquake preparations with initiatives that seek to make new buildings ‘quake-proof’
Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Students of the Myanmar’s Ministry of Construction training college on the outskirts of Yangon sit patiently listening in an open humid room, ...

Mine victims in Shan State. Photo: Theingi Tun/Mizzima
Friday, 27 November 2015

Myanmar’s war zones, even in areas where a ceasefire is in place, continue to experience the terrors of conflict as landmines ...

Myanmar may be abuzz with “change” but the transition from rule by the military to a more democratic form of governance faces serious hurdles
Friday, 13 November 2015

For Daw Aung San Suu Kyi it has been a long wait. Twenty-five years after the 1990 multi-party elections in Myanmar that saw her National League for Democracy win a landslide victory, ...

Saturday, 10 October 2015

The Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group, supported by the Myanmar Consortium for Community Resilience and UNDP, held a press conference to draw attention to ways of predicting and averting the negative effects of disasters in Myanmar.

Friday, 9 October 2015

Documents obtained by Mizzima include the unreleased reformist ...

People check their name on the voters' list in Tharkayta township, Yangon on 14 September 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Wednesday, 7 October 2015

The International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Assistance - or International IDEA for short – is an intergovernmental group ...

School students play at a basic primary school in Kyaukme village, Dekkhinathiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw on July 24, 2014. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Tuesday, 6 October 2015

The World Bank’s October 2015 Myanmar Economic Monitor is out and boasts the growth of social spending overdefence, ...

Sayadaw Ashin Nyanissara, speaks at the event in Yangon on October 4, 2015. Photo: Mark Yang/Mizzima
Monday, 5 October 2015

Ma Ba Tha finished its month-long celebration of the government’s signing of the religious protection laws with a special guest ...

Charles Bo was requested not to use the term ‘Rohingya’ during his visit to the Vatican for the ‘Month of the Holy Rosary,’ Photo by Mizzima
Thursday, 1 October 2015

Officials from the Ministry of Religious Affairs have approached Cardinal Charles Bo to request that he not use ...