The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

ASEAN ministers should protect interests of smallholder farmers

(Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)(Kaung Htet/The Myanmar Times)The Food Security Working Group talked Myanmar trade, nutrition, land governance and more before an annual ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry meeting.

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An ugly chapter nears conclusion

All signatories to the nationwide ceasefire will be removed from the list of unlawful associations, ending the threat of arrest for civilians.

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Behind the electoral reform debate

In recent months Myanmar has been consumed by debate over its electoral system, and whether to change from first-past-the-post (FPTP) to proportional representation (PR).

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The final chapter in the Dhammazedi Bell search

The story of the raising of the fabled Dhammazedi Bell that has so captured the imagination of the public in recent months is drawing to end.

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Gang of four stands up to big bully

It is undeniable that when it comes to the South China Sea, Beijing has set aside its charm offensive and become the region’s big bully.

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In praise of moderate Islam

Every time September 11 arrives, as it did last Thursday, memories of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York and the Pentagon in Washington flood back.

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What’s behind the KNU-KIO split?

The rift within the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), an alliance of ethnic armed groups, dominated headlines last week.

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Knowledge is power – arm yourself

The more preoccupied and aware a people are about their potential to improve themselves through education, the brighter the country’s future.

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Unlocking Myanmar’s potential

Myanmar must make tough choices that enable it to leverage its natural advantages and build the new assets it needs for a prosperous future, say ADB consultants.

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There's hope yet for a Suu Kyi presidency

Despite a constitutional roadblock, there is still a chance that Aung San Suu Kyi can become Myanmar’s next leader, reports Belinda Cranston.

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