Successive generations of Myanmar hip hop have pushed back against a repressive government and a conservative culture – at least, until the National League for Democracy came to power.
Myo Min Tun, who is running as a People's Pioneer Party candidate for the regional assembly in his home city of Mandalay, decided to stand after watching friends in the LGBT+ community being harassed by police.
If Myanmar needs a guide in its fight against COVID-19, it need look no further than what human rights law already demands of it.
BY Jenny Domino
The recent publication of famed historian Dr Than Tun’s PhD thesis on Buddhism and Bagan provides a reminder that the primary sources do not support much of what we have been taught about Myanmar’s first empire.
BY Dr Myint Zan