State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the election sub- commission office for Yangon's Southern District on August 4 after registering as a candidate for Kawhmu Township's lower house race. (Thuya Zaw | Frontier)
The eagerly-awaited release of the National League for Democracy’s candidates’ list contained few surprises, but as in 2015 there’s been controversy over who was nominated or rejected.
The eagerly-awaited release of the National League for Democracy’s candidates’ list contained few surprises, but as in 2015 there’s been controversy over who was nominated or rejected.
A television drama that extols the role of the Tatmadaw in Myanmar’s modern history is a failure of art and propaganda but provides insights into the psychology of the armed forces.

အလတ်စား သယ်ယူပို့ဆောင်ရေးလေယာဉ်သည် နေပြည်တော်လေဆိပ်၊ လေယာဉ်ပြေးလမ်း၏ မြောက်ဘက်ထိပ်မှ ပေ ၂,၀၀၀ အကွာတွင် ပျက်ကျခဲ့ခြင်းဖြစ်သည်

When Vicky Bowman became director of the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business in October 2013 she was hardly a stranger to the country. The former diplomat had served at the British embassy as a second secretary from 1990 to 1993 and as ambassador from 2002 to 2006. After working as director of global and economic issues at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 2008 to 2011, Ms Bowman joined the Anglo-Australian metals and mining giant Rio Tinto, where she was responsible for implementing the company’s commitment to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Fluent in Myanmar, she is married to well-known Myanmar artist Htein Lin. Ms Bowman spoke to Frontier’s Peter Janssen.

ရခိုင်တိုင်းရင်းသားရေးရာဝန်ကြီးဖြစ်သည့် ဦးဇော်အေးမောင်သည် အစိုးရသစ်လက်ထက်တွင်လည်း ရခိုင်တိုင်းရင်းသားရေးရာဝန်ကြီး ထပ်မံဖြစ်လာမည်

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