News

Women’s festival to kick off on March 2 Women’s festival to kick off on March 2
The Yangon Women’s Festival, set to run from March 2 to 8 in Myanmar’s commercial...
White card holders say they want alternative ID cards White card holders say they want alternative ID cards
Rakhine State is the home to most of Myanmar's white card holders. A...
Wa and Mongla forces deny helping Kokang rebels Wa and Mongla forces deny helping Kokang rebels
Wa soldiers on parade. Photo: Li Ai Vax/Facebook The United Wa...
6.6 earthquake hits central Indonesia, no tsunami alert 6.6 earthquake hits central Indonesia, no tsunami alert
Indonesia has just been hit by another serious earthquake, but no repeat...
Muslims and Buddhists in Meiktila try to get along Muslims and Buddhists in Meiktila try to get along
Both Muslims and Buddhists in Meiktila say they are looking to put the...
China ivory carving ban a 'symbolic' move: wildlife group China ivory carving ban a 'symbolic' move: wildlife group
Elephants lock horns as they greet each other at dawn in the Amboseli...
Somali pirates release Thai hostages held for 4 years
Four Thai fishermen held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly four years have been...

Interviews

Media professional speaks on responsible information sharing Media professional speaks on responsible information sharing
  How can journalists reconcile the need to share information...
British Minister Lynn Featherstone: British Minister Lynn Featherstone:
‘More women should have their voices heard and addressed in the peace process...
‘Thailand does not need to engage in the destruction of the Salween’ ‘Thailand does not need to engage in the destruction of the Salween’
Kraisak Choonhavan, conservationist, human rights activist   Thai...
Free expression watchdog shares thoughts on Myanmar Free expression watchdog shares thoughts on Myanmar
Mr David Kaye, the UN special rapporteur on the promotion and protection...

Business

Govt focuses on Ayeyarwady dam plans Govt focuses on Ayeyarwady dam plans
 Paunglaung dam in 2013. Photo: Mizzima The Myanmar government...
Gmail now available in Myanmar language Gmail now available in Myanmar language
Gmail is now available in the Myanmar language, according to Google....
Rakhine farmers protest over gas pipeline compensation Rakhine farmers protest over gas pipeline compensation
The Chinese-built US$2.5 billion oil and gas pipeline project in Kyauk...
Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia offer low labour costs: report Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia offer low labour costs: report
Cambodian workers in a garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, June...
Korean company plans for Myanmar cable car Korean company plans for Myanmar cable car
The Kyaiktiyo Pagoda or Golden Rock in Mon State on November 7, 2014....
Growing opportunities for Thai companies in Myanmar Growing opportunities for Thai companies in Myanmar
Yangon residents shopping at a supermarket in Myanmar's commercial capital....
Care needed with tourism development: report Care needed with tourism development: report
Tourists visit the Mya Thein Tan pagoda in Sagaing, some 10 kilometres...

Features

The view from Mae Sot: gaining perspective in ‘little Burma’ The view from Mae Sot: gaining perspective in ‘little Burma’
An AAPP staff member briefs a tourist on Myanmar's political history....
‘Now they are speaking up’ ‘Now they are speaking up’
Karen News journal pushes boundaries as it expands Nan Paw Gay. Photo:...
‘Radio is access’ ‘Radio is access’
Inside the factory walls: Myanmar radio reaches migrants in Thailand Mae...
Action Aid, UMFCCI, MCU workshop Action Aid, UMFCCI, MCU workshop
Building a better future for the rural poor Rice farmers in Irrawaddy...

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Opinion

The long march to university reform The long march to university reform
Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima Myanmar’s university students are known at home and abroad for their strident...
The government should support private media The government should support private media
A street vendor reads a new private daily newspaper while selling newspapers and weekly journals at a roadside...
Rights that should be upheld Rights that should be upheld
  Last week two seemingly unrelated events attracted the attention of this writer. The first was...
The census and carpe diem The census and carpe diem
Photo: EPA Later this year the government will release more results from the 2014 census. We have already...
A new revolution for the Kachin A new revolution for the Kachin
KIA soldiers waiting for transport in KIA stronghold Laiza. Photo: Min Min On February 5 each year the...

ED/OP

Letter from Pazungtaung
Myanmar’s media landscape five years on Dear Friend, I write to you today from...
Making the most of a legacy Making the most of a legacy
Archive photo of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi posing under a portrait of her...
The menace from abroad The menace from abroad
Myanmar soldiers stand guard in front of the three statues of former...
Tainting Buddhism Tainting Buddhism
Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA Friday January 16 wasn’t exactly a shining...
The other transition The other transition
Under the surface, what has changed? Myanmar soldiers participate in...

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

Pyay: Payas, pilgrims and Pyu civilisation ruins Pyay: Payas, pilgrims and Pyu civilisation ruins
    Unlike the ‘Road to Mandalay’ the ‘Road to...
The many faces of Yangon, revealed on Facebook The many faces of Yangon, revealed on Facebook
  A photographic project featuring the people of New York...
War graves innovate War graves innovate
‘Digital artefacts’ on display for visitors Thanbuzayat war cemetery....
Myanmar Wushu gold medalists set for China training Myanmar Wushu gold medalists set for China training
Member of the Myanmar Wushu team in action at the 27th SEA Games hosted...
Myanmar to face USA and hosts New Zealand in U20 World Cup Myanmar to face USA and hosts New Zealand in U20 World Cup
Photo: FIFA.com Myanmar will face hosts New Zealand, Ukraine and...