News

Tatmadaw not at fault for DKBA clashes, says presidential spokesperson Tatmadaw not at fault for DKBA clashes, says presidential spokesperson
Union government troops are not to be blamed for the recent outbreak of fighting...
Shan State’s religious youth meet to develop mutual understanding Shan State’s religious youth meet to develop mutual understanding
Taunggyi in Shan State held their first Inter-Faith Peace Youth Forum, organised...
As losses mount; Pyithu Hluttaw questions management of state industry As losses mount; Pyithu Hluttaw questions management of state industry
Pyithu Hluttaw MPs used the September 29 session of parliament to criticise the management...
More aid needed for Rakhine, Foreign Minister tells UN General Assembly More aid needed for Rakhine, Foreign Minister tells UN General Assembly
Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin has called for more international aid for Rakhine...

Interviews

'Business is going really well' 'Business is going really well'
Fashion designer Mo Hom Fashion designer Mo Hom is the owner of Lotus Hom LLC, which...
'I am really worried about our country’s future' 'I am really worried about our country’s future'
Nay Phone Latt: Former political prisoner and blogger, MIDO founder, PEN Myanmar...
‘You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to see there is a problem’ ‘You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to see there is a problem’
ILO liaison officer Steve Marshall You can see them in almost every teashop and...

Features

Iconic character stickers lift MyChat app to top market position Iconic character stickers lift MyChat app to top market position
Celebrating success ... MySQUAR executives, from left: Han Tun Lwin,...
Myanmar wants an investment boom, minister tells forum Myanmar wants an investment boom, minister tells forum
More foreign investment is needed to create the macroeconomic infrastructure essential...
'Myanmar can be an extraordinary gateway for ASEAN' 'Myanmar can be an extraordinary gateway for ASEAN'
Nay Pyi Taw event to highlight ASEAN business, investment opportunities The...
'We have a bad feeling about this and want to change' 'We have a bad feeling about this and want to change'
Erosion has stripped the topsoil from cleared hillsides near Pam Lem...

Business

Be patient, deputy minister advises prospective insurance companies Be patient, deputy minister advises prospective insurance companies
The Grand Guardian Insurance Public Co., Ltd., office at Junction Square...
New city project suspended indefinitely, says Yangon mayor New city project suspended indefinitely, says Yangon mayor
A controversial US$8 billion project to build a new city on Yangon's western outskirts...
Draft of amalgamated investment law nearing completion, says DICA Draft of amalgamated investment law nearing completion, says DICA
Draft legislation amalgamating Myanmar's two investment laws is expected to be completed...
Telenor SIM cards to go on sale Telenor SIM cards to go on sale
Telenor SIM cards will go on sale in 1500 stores in Mandalay on September 27, the...

Entertainment

With no explanation, no Best Picture at Myanmar Academy Awards With no explanation, no Best Picture at Myanmar Academy Awards
The 60th annual Myanmar Academy Awards ceremonies, the first to be held in Yangon...
After 50 years, Myanmar returns to Miss Universe pageant After 50 years, Myanmar returns to Miss Universe pageant
Miss Myanmar Moe Set Wine will enter Miss Universe Pageant 2013 in Moscow, Russia...
Myanmar picks first Miss Universe hopeful in half century Myanmar picks first Miss Universe hopeful in half century
With a whiff of controversy and not a bikini in sight, a US-educated business graduate...

Media

Ethical journalism under the spotlight at media conference Ethical journalism under the spotlight at media conference
A member of the audience asks a question during the panel discussion...
Government must narrow ‘expectations gap’, minister tells media conference Government must narrow ‘expectations gap’, minister tells media conference
President U Thein Sein's third wave of reforms will focus on narrowing an "expectations...
Charges downgraded in interim government report case, says lawyer
Charges brought against seven employees of a fortnightly journal after it published...
U Ye Htut's nomination brings cautious response from MPs U Ye Htut's nomination brings cautious response from MPs
There has been a guarded response from politicians to the decision by President U...

Opinion

The pitfalls of rushing the peace process The pitfalls of rushing the peace process
A Kayin State village, in an undated file photo. Ethnic minority groups have differing peceptions of what federalism...
Making history on the long road to peace Making history on the long road to peace
An historic tripartite meeting among representatives of the Government of Myanmar, political parties and ethnic armed groups...
Peace, compromise and federalism Peace, compromise and federalism
'Federalism is no longer a taboo subject and it no longer appears to be a distant prospect in Myanmar' In my writings a...
Nurturing the tree of trust in the Myanmar peace process Nurturing the tree of trust in the Myanmar peace process
Propaganda poster for the Kachin Independence Army. There is not a conversation or discussion on the Myanmar...
The Rakhine checkmate The Rakhine checkmate
The timing was conspiciously reminiscent of old junta tactics. Two days before newly appointed UN special human rights rapporteur...

ED/OP

Amending the 2008 Constitution Amending the 2008 Constitution
Ko Min Ko Naing of the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society Organization...
This is not the time for to turn inwards and backwards
On March 7, a twelve-member Presidential Commission was formed to draft two bills...
Half the sky Half the sky
Last week, Myanmar marked International Women’s Day 2014 with a range of events,...
Expats and Health Care A doctor’s perspective Expats and Health Care A doctor’s perspective
After a nearly a decade working in Myanmar as a primary care doctor, Christoph Gelsdorf...
Off the track on the path to democracy
Democracy is in trouble around the world but it can be argued that it is the only...

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

Myanmar launches online visa applications Myanmar launches online visa applications
YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar launched online visa applications on September 1 promising...
Myanmar chefs team wins fourth international prize this year Myanmar chefs team wins fourth international prize this year
The Myanmar Chefs' Association team is celebrating its fourth award this year at...
Hotel building to be banned in Myanmar’s ancient heritage sites Hotel building to be banned in Myanmar’s ancient heritage sites
Hotels, guesthouses and restaurants will not receive planning permission in the UNESCO...
Visitor figures at Shwedagon Pagoda up sharply despite rainy season Visitor figures at Shwedagon Pagoda up sharply despite rainy season
US Secretary of State John Kerry at the Shwedagon Pagoda on August 10....
‘This Land is our Land’ grabs human rights festival film prize ‘This Land is our Land’ grabs human rights festival film prize
‘This Land is our Land’; a documentary film that follows the struggles and experiences...