In Depth The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 09:24:44 +0630 en-gb The quiet revolutionary Daw Htar Htar is trying to buck the trend by bringing out into the open a rarely discussed topic: women’s sexuality.

]]> (Than Naing Soe) In Depth Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:31:16 +0630
Total taps into petroleum industry

The domestic subsidiary of French oil and gas giant Total has signed new contracts to expand its existing Yadana offshore project.


]]> (Aung Shin) In Depth Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0630
Health dept to be split under reform plan Health officials say a major organisational shakeup is looming within the Ministry of Health, with the key Department of Health likely to be split into two separate departments.

]]> (Shwe Yee Saw Myint) In Depth Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:59:01 +0630
Total talking transparency through EITI

The Myanmar Times’ Aung Shin caught up with Total's Jean–Francois Lassalle to talk about Myanmar’s EITI prospects and processes. 


]]> (Aung Shin) In Depth Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:57:29 +0630
A sign of ‘The Times’: On turning 750

Sitting in his office overlooking St Mary’s Cathedral on Bo Aung Kyaw St last week, The Myanmar Times’ editorial director, U Thiha Saw, explained how he had initially balked at joining the organisation 14 years earlier.

]]> (Bill O’Toole) In Depth Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:56:15 +0630
Finding a lost father, from Kew to Kayin State

For 60 years, Gavin Wigginton knew almost nothing about his father, who died in Burma at the end of World War II. His search has uncovered a richer picture than he ever imagined.

]]> (Thomas Kean ) In Depth Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:37:42 +0630
A roving pontiff for a far-flung flock Bill O'Toole sat down with Pope Karekin, the supreme patriarch of the Armenian Church, during his recent visit to Myanmar.

]]> (Bill O’Toole) In Depth Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:13:58 +0630
Milk powder firms reined in

State health staff who promote milk powder products to parents of infants could face legal action under a recently introduced regulation, a senior Ministry of Health official says.

]]> (Shwe Yee Saw Myint and Htoo Thant) In Depth Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:42:58 +0630
Saya Min Theinkha and The Lady’s destiny

While serving a life sentence in Insein Prison for his role in the 1988 uprising, the noted author and astrologer Min Theinkha made a bold prediction about Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s presidential chances.

]]> (Maung Thwe Thit) In Depth Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:48:00 +0630
With election looming, has YCDC stacked the deck?

Last month, the Yangon Region Hluttaw made rare headlines when opposition MP Daw Nyo Nyo Thin proposed the city’s municipal body, the Yangon City Development Committee, be abolished and reformed.

]]> (Noe Noe Aung and Ye Mon) In Depth Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:43:12 +0630