One Championship

Connor Macdonald

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Saturday, 17 September 2016

Almost two years ago, Khin Myat Noe Swe had to make a tough decision.

Chit San, a former soldier and political prisoner who suffered from symptoms of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after he was released. (PHOTO CREDIT:- Connor Macdonald/Myanmar Now)
Monday, 21 March 2016

In May 1989, as the military junta continued its brutal crackdown on those linked to the ’88 democratic uprising, Chit San, ...

Monday, 22 February 2016

Sitting in a tea-shop next door to the National League for Democracy’s Hlaing Tharyar Township office, Oo Win Maung offers some ...

Saturday, 20 February 2016

Myanmar’s cities are attracting an increasing number of rural poor, but efforts to provide them with affordable housing are falling short

Friday, 29 January 2016

The faces of Myanmar’s new Parliament, when it convenes in Napyitaw on February 1, will be almost unrecognisable when compared ...

A Myanmar mobile phone user chatting to friends using Viber application. (Photo: Hkun Lat/Myanmar Now)
Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Soon after polls closed in Myanmar’s November 8 elections, photos of the ink-stained fingers of proud voters were plastered across ...

Friday, 27 November 2015

While fighting rages in northern Shan State between Myanmar’s army and ethnic rebel groups that failed to sign a nationwide ceasefire, ...

Friday, 9 October 2015

Documents obtained by Mizzima include the unreleased reformist ...

Paunglaung dam construction site - Photo: Mizzima
Wednesday, 7 October 2015

A report released on October 5 details human rights violations ...

Friday, 2 October 2015

Yangon's luxurious Sedona hotel launched its new Inya wing on 1 October. The 29 story expansion to the existing Sedona Hotel ...