Oliver Slow

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Thandaung Gyi, a picturesque hill station off the tourist trail
Monday, 16 March 2015

Near the top of the Dawparkho mountain range in Kayin State, at the end of a road that runs east from Taungoo is Thandaung Gyi, one of the less well known of the hill stations established during British colonial rule.

The OGP conference in full swing.
Concerns about Open Government Initiative
Thursday, 26 February 2015

Civil society groups say the government is failing to include them in a process aimed at establishing greater openness in the country’s administration and have raised concern about the benefits of joining the Open Government Partnership.

The groups make the comments in a statement issued after a two-day workshop on the Open Government Partnership, in which President U Thein Sein has said Myanmar will seek membership this year.