An argument against staging Burma’s transition as a tale of good and evil.
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Customers of Ooredoo Myanmar will now be able to use their mobiles abroad, as the Qatar-based operator has launched a roaming service in 24 countries, which will eventually include Hong[…]
The Burmese government has added 24 more countries to the list of nationalities eligible to apply online for tourist visas. Commonly known as E-visas, there is now a total of[…]
A pilot project allowing foreign tourists to apply and pay for 28-day tourist visas online has been launched by the Ministry of Immigration and Population. The ministry says it welcomes[…]
The Myanmar Film Development Company (MDFC) has been floated as a publicly listed company with shares now available for purchase. The MDFC, founded by many well-known faces of the Burmese[…]
As from 1 April, foreign visitors to the country will be able to pay for all trains, whether long distance or local, in Burmese kyat as opposed to US dollars, Myanmar[…]
Mercy Malaysia, an NGO offering medical assistance in Arakan State since 2008, has temporarily moved their staff from Sittwe to Rangoon following “heightened tension”, The Star Online reported Friday. The[…]
DVB Debate discusses what needs to be done to reform Burma’s failing education system.
Tin Tun Oo says there is no personal or political issue between him and detained former editor Ross Dunkley, who was refused bail again
Domestic media plays an important role in Burma’s flow of information and so finger-pointing exiled groups need to reconcile their philosophical distaste
Defeatism about Burma has caught hold of the thinking of many who worry about the country, but feel no hope of real change