Commuters wearing face masks amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus make their way on bikes in the Hlaing Tharyar township on the outskirts of Yangon on May 16, 2020. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
18 July 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and its socio-economic impacts are compounding an already delicate...
Myanmar President Win Myint (R) greets Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) at the presidential house in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 17 January 2020. Photo: Nyein Chang Naing/EPA
17 July 2020
Myanmar’s largest annual holiday, the Thingyan New Year Festival, is now a memory. Unlike...
MIPS Researcher, Morgan Michaels, discusses the key trends in the conflict between the Tatmadaw and the Arakan Army (AA) in Rakhine State. He also provided his analysis of fighting between the Tatmadaw and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) in northern Shan State. Credit: MIPS/Zwe Nyan
14 July 2020
Annual Peace and Security Review released by one of the premier think-tanks on peace and...
Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (C) shakes hands with ethnic women after her trip to Shan State at the Hehoe airport on February 13, 2020. Photo: Thet Aung/AFP
05 July 2020
As Myanmar citizens are gearing up for the general elections to decide their...
02 July 2020
Himalayan standoff is more about wider strategic rivalry and the Belt and Road Initiative...
(File) A woman casts her vote at a polling station of Tarmwe township during by-elections in Yangon, Myanmar, 03 November 2018. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
27 June 2020
Myanmar’s political reforms and steps taken by the NLD government over the past four...
Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops. Photo: EPA
23 June 2020
So when the official mouthpiece Global Times wrote in a June 17 commentary that India...
A large mosaic-like combo-picture of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi made from portraits of 7,500 supporters holding wish placards on the day ahead of her 75th birthday in Yangon, Myanmar, 18 June 2020. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 June 2020
The following is an interview that Mizzima’s Editor-in-Chief, Soe Myint, did 21 years ago...
The facade of the Yangon General Hospital in Yangon. Photo: AFP
16 June 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought forward the role of the governments in not only...
03 May 2020
May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. According to Oliver Spencer-Shrestha of Free Expression...
Thant Myint-U
24 April 2020
Myanmar is facing two new crises: (1) a health crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic,...
Israeli Ambassador Ronen Gilor, right, with medical equipment donations in Yangon. Photo: Thura for Mizzima
23 April 2020
Mizzima had the opportunity to interview Israeli Ambassador Ronen Gilor following a...

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