Deepening poverty and increased demand for scrap materials are driving ever more people, including children, to scavenge for rubbish in Myanmar’s cities, but worsening power cuts are creating recycling bottlenecks.
Buddhist education centres for children and young adults are multiplying across Myanmar, but while they claim to be politically neutral, critics say they teach toxic nationalism and military propaganda.
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A recent double feature at the Thamada Cinema offered a rather unusual take on political satire and the story of the nation’s first plane hijacking.
အင်န်အယ်လ်ဒီက ကမ်းလှမ်းပါက ပူးပေါင်းဆောင်ရွက်ဟု ပြောကြားခဲ့သည့် စီအီစီအဖွဲ့ဝင် ခြောက်ဦးအား ပါတီစည်းကမ်းများဖြင့် ခုံရုံးဖွဲ့အရေးယူမည်ဟု ရခိုင်အမျိုးသားပါတီက ပြောကြားခဲ့သည်
The participation of Myanmar artists in an exhibition of South Asian works at the recent Dhaka Art Summit raises questions about the regional ‘ownership’ of art.
A year to the day since protestors were arrested in a heavy police crackdown at Letpadan, Bago Region, rights groups have urged the government to end its persecution of student activists.
The people of Rakhine State want one of their own to become its next chief minister but they might be disappointed by the National League for Democracy.
It's easy for long-term foreign residents of Myanmar to scorn western tourists for their ignorance of local matters. That doesn't give us a free pass.