The Myanmar Times
Friday, 29 May 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Can new voices quell hate speech?

An unusual book launch was held at the House of Media & Entertainment on Yangon’s Bo Aung Kyaw Street on April 25.

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Scrambling to draw lessons

There is a natural rush to draw lessons from what has been happening these recent, busy years.


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Editorial: Money matters

This year, 2015, appears likely to hold elections for many countries around the globe.

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What role should state enterprises have in the changing business environment?

As Myanmar transitions into a more open and competitive environment, the government will have to decide what role these enterprises take in the country's economic future. There are a number of options, though not all of them may be right for the economy.

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What matters for mothers in Myanmar

A new report that shows Myanmar is one of the worst countries in the world in which to be a mother highlights the massive challenges women face here.

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Editorial: A state within a state within a state ...

The meeting of 12 ethnic armed groups at Pangkham, the capital of Wa autonomous region in northeastern Shan State, concluded with some interesting proposals.

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Spice, intrigue as elections approach

Up to five countries in the region – including Myanmar – could go to the polls over the next year, with the likely results anything but clear.

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Media freedom and the Tatmadaw

May 3 was World Press Freedom Day. To mark the occasion, the Ministry of Information and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization held an event together in Yangon.

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Maintaining momentum in Myanmar

Myanmar is undergoing a historic transition. After decades of armed conflict and economic stagnation, the country is beginning to make important strides toward realising its potential and the aspirations of its people.

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Myanmar’s workers of the world

The first time I had a long chat with somebody from Myanmar was in Thailand.


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