In Depth The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:14:33 +0630 en-gb UNHCR reports 2013 rise in refugees Myanmar had the third-largest number of asylum seekers register with the UN in 2013, behind Syria and Democratic Republic of Congo.

]]> (Fiona MacGregor) In Depth Mon, 07 Jul 2014 04:38:23 +0630
In internet age, a soldier takes up a new fight Tim McLaughlin meets Deputy Information Minister and Presidential Spokesman U Ye Htut, who made the transition from military man to government official.

]]> (Tim McLaughlin) In Depth Mon, 07 Jul 2014 01:50:20 +0630
Ayeyarwady residents rally for the minister who showed he cared Like many in Ayeyarwady Region, the residents of Nyaung Lane Gone in Dedaye township turned to U San Sint when they were in trouble.

]]> (Cherry Thein) In Depth Mon, 07 Jul 2014 01:30:03 +0630
In the delta, scorned voters hit back Residents of Kungyangon, a delta town at the southern end of Yangon Region, are waiting on their representatives to make good on promises.

]]> (Wa Lone) In Depth Mon, 30 Jun 2014 03:56:58 +0630
Struggle on the Strand The name Strand Road may evoke a sense of grandeur, but for many who live along this stretch of tarmac beside the Ayeyarwady River in Mandalay life is a constant struggle.

]]> (Phyo Wai Kyaw and Hlaing Kyaw Soe) In Depth Mon, 30 Jun 2014 03:50:45 +0630
For civil servants, retirement brings problems, not peace For civil servants in Myanmar, retirement often means having to fall back on the generosity of relatives, with pensions not enough to live on and the cost of living ever rising.

]]> (Zon Pann Pwint) In Depth Mon, 23 Jun 2014 06:05:40 +0630
Armed groups and political legitimacy The peace process in Myanmar remains the best opportunity in many decades to address the political, social and economic issues that have long driven armed conflict, writes Ashley South.

]]> (Ashley South) In Depth Mon, 23 Jun 2014 02:27:52 +0630
Kayan summon fallen warriors to mausoleum Ye Mon looks at the memorial dedicated to the Kayan New Land Party, a group who rose up in opposition to the Ne Win-era military government.

]]> (Ye Mon) In Depth Mon, 23 Jun 2014 01:59:12 +0630
Code of silence: A reporter's lot in Myanmar Reporters seeking information from government ministries know that the task is fraught with “ifs”.

]]> (Tim McLaughlin) In Depth Mon, 02 Jun 2014 02:45:21 +0630
At war on the streets Deadly sardine cans from hell – that’s the best way that I can think of to describe the buses in Yangon.

]]> (Stuart Deed) In Depth Mon, 26 May 2014 04:20:35 +0630