News

2015 a ‘tipping point’ for reform process, says UN rights envoy 2015 a ‘tipping point’ for reform process, says UN rights envoy
An displaced persons camp near Sittwe in Rakhine State, Myanmar. Photo:...
NGO voices concern over religious defamation laws NGO voices concern over religious defamation laws
Christian Solidarity Worldwide has expressed concern over the latest...
NGO calls for protection of Kokang civilians NGO calls for protection of Kokang civilians
People carry their belongings as they flee from the Kokang capital Laukkai,...
Fighting focus of 1st day of 7th round of ceasefire talks Fighting focus of 1st day of 7th round of ceasefire talks
 The seventh round of ceasefire talks gets underway in Yangon. Photo:...
U Htin Lin Oo to face trial for insulting religion U Htin Lin Oo to face trial for insulting religion
Prominent columnist U Htin Lin Oo will face trial for insulting religion...
6.6 earthquake hits Indonesia 6.6 earthquake hits Indonesia
Digital Globe satellite image dated 12 April 2004 shows a general overview...
Court finds VGastro Bar trio guilty of insulting Buddhism Court finds VGastro Bar trio guilty of insulting Buddhism
Sentenced to two years hard labour for insulting religion. U Tun Thurein...

Interviews

‘Relations may change, but we will not become enemies’
U Sein Win Aung, former Myanmar ambassador to China Relations between Myanmar and...
‘I didn’t expect the market to open so fast’ ‘I didn’t expect the market to open so fast’
U Htun Htun Naing, managing director Blue Ocean U Htun Htun Naing in...
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...

Business

Resurgent interest in a Kra canal poses threat to Dawei project Resurgent interest in a Kra canal poses threat to Dawei project
Construction underway at the Dawei Special Economic Zone site. Photo:...
Myanmar offers Kuala Lumpur-Mandalay flights Myanmar offers Kuala Lumpur-Mandalay flights
An AirAsia plane about to take off behind a boarding Malaysia Airlines...
India trade volume with ASEAN to double by 2022 India trade volume with ASEAN to double by 2022
Myanmar-India trade route Kalemyo to Tamu town, a border town, on November...
Yoma shares rise on lease extension for Yangon site Yoma shares rise on lease extension for Yangon site
Located opposite the Sule Shangri-La Hotel and the Sakura Tower and adjacent...
Mobile phones see phenomenal growth: report Mobile phones see phenomenal growth: report
Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA Myanmar’s mobile subscription count grew...
Yangon a city with a ‘bright future’: Wealth Report Yangon a city with a ‘bright future’: Wealth Report
The Wealth Report waxes lyrical about the opportunities Yangon presents...
Direct selling company enters Myanmar Direct selling company enters Myanmar
QNET Director Mr Krishna Kumar, (L) signs the agreement with local partner,...

Features

Coordinated measures Coordinated measures
Western embassies outline election support strategy Photo: EPA Western...
ASEAN energy interconnectivity: How Myanmar could benefit ASEAN energy interconnectivity: How Myanmar could benefit
Photo: Ye Min Another piece of cross-border electricity cooperation...
A gamble on the Mekong with millions of lives at stake A gamble on the Mekong with millions of lives at stake
A proposed dam on the Mekong River in southern Laos would provide energy for the...
Myanmar’s solar opportunity Myanmar’s solar opportunity
Record flight attempt raises hopes for a solar and superbattery revolution ...

Opinion

Making peace, buying time Making peace, buying time
Myanmar generals in a line up for Union Day, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA At the...
More work to be done to empower women: commentary More work to be done to empower women: commentary
Ms Natasha Stott Despoja, Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls. Photo: dfat.gov.au In the following...
The bureaucracy’s keen young clerks The bureaucracy’s keen young clerks
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima In the old days it wasn’t easy to get to know Myanmar government officials....
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...

ED/OP

Letter from Pazungtaung
A culture of protest and repression Dear Friend, Since I last wrote to you, protests...
The problem with Facebook The problem with Facebook
Facebook is supposed to bring people together. But it can be divisive and problematic....
China and the politics of the back door China and the politics of the back door
A worker hangs a large Chinese national flag covering a local government...
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...

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

Culture | Life | Entertainment | Trave | Sports

Getting away Getting away
Thandaung Gyi, a picturesque hill station off the tourist trail A chance...
Discovering the Golden Land: A journey in southern Myanmar Discovering the Golden Land: A journey in southern Myanmar
Sunset on the beach in the Myeik archipelago. Photo: AX In conjunction...
Myanmar to host Asian junior wrestling event Myanmar to host Asian junior wrestling event
Junior wrestling will take centre-stage in July in Nay Pyi Taw. Here...
An unexpected culinary option to savour in Hpa-an An unexpected culinary option to savour in Hpa-an
  Hpa-an Lodge is a welcome addition to the somewhat limited...
Head to Hpa-an: Soaring mountains, sacred caves and great detours Head to Hpa-an: Soaring mountains, sacred caves and great detours
  Like many of the weekend getaway spots that seem deceptively...