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Friday, March 11 2016

The nomination today by the Lower House (Pyithu Hluttaw) of the 69-year-old U HtinKyaw as one of three presidential candidates ...

Wednesday, February 24 2016

Outgoing USDP Minister for Information U Ye Htut’s recent foray ...

Children wear Myanmar traditional dress as they take part during the National League for Democracy (NLD) party's Union Day ceremony in Yangon, Myanmar, 12 February 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Wednesday, February 10 2016

When an ethnic minority in Myanmar says minorities suffered a lot under the oppressive rule of the former military junta, ...

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo
Monday, February 8 2016

In December, just before Christmas, a small, sleepy, remote, rural village in central Myanmar sent out a powerful message of hope to the entire nation.

Aung San Suu Kyi accompanied by her party members. Photo: Mizzima
Friday, December 11 2015

In the days following Myanmar’s historic election it was fast apparent that Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, the National League of Democracy ...

Medical check up TB/HIV co-infection Shan State. Photo: Eddy McCall/MSF
Friday, November 27 2015

Between 2011 and 2014, Myanmar more than doubled the number of people living with HIV who are on long-term ...

Thursday, November 12 2015

As millions turned out to vote with hope in their hearts on Sunday, one of the groups of people unable to take part ...

National League for Democracy party leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to local and foreign media during a press conference for the upcoming general elections at her residence in Yangon, Myanmar, 5 November 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Sunday, November 8 2015

Myanmar is a small country in Southeast Asia, isolated from the rest of the world for over half a century until recently.

KIA soldiers Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
Tuesday, October 27 2015

As the nationwide elections draw nearer with each passing day, problems surrounding the country’s future seems to be accumulating ...

Friday, August 21 2015

It was supposed to be a diplomatic coup when President Thein Sein freed the 155 Chinese workers sentenced to life imprisonment for ...

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