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US Ambassador Scot Marciel attends the trial of the two Reuters journalists. The US embassy has expressed its dismay with the verdict. Photo: Thura for Mizzima
Tuesday, September 4 2018

Foreign governments and rights groups joined the UN in their condemnation of a harsh jail sentence Monday for two Reuters reporters for ...

Reuters journalist Wa Lone talks to media as he leaves Insein township court, in Yangon, Myanmar, 27 August 2018. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Tuesday, August 28 2018

After 258 days in custody, two Reuters journalists accused of violating Myanmar's colonial-era Official Secrets Act will wait at least one more week to ...

Tuesday, April 3 2018

China has been paying close attention to the Rakhine State conflict in Myanmar and the ensuing refugee exodus to Bangladesh.

Monday, February 19 2018

A free app on farmer San San Hla's smartphone is her new weapon in the war against the dreaded stem borer moth that blighted her rice paddy in ....

Saturday, February 17 2018

Every year the Restoration Council of Shan State Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) holds a massive celebration for Shan National Day on 7 February ...

Tuesday, January 30 2018

Fluorescent wigs askew and leaving broken stiletto heels and a cloud of glitter in their wake, Myanmar drag queens pounded across the finish line and  ...

Thursday, January 11 2018

Myanmar's media has long been on the rack. On Wednesday the situation worsened markedly when police formally charged two Reuters reporters with ...

Thursday, January 11 2018

Surrounded by a trove of tools and spare parts, trishaw maker Aye Zaw works on his latest model of the pedal-powered three-wheeler, ...

Thursday, January 4 2018

Makeshift football fields, old loudspeakers and kids playing barefoot gave a festive atmosphere to the streets of Yangon this 4th of January, ...

Thursday, December 21 2017

Thein Zaw Zaw, a lawyer and a member of the National League for Democracy (NLD), noticed last year a worrisome trend in his neighborhood in Yangon.

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