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Two more die in Myanmar after experiencing flu-like symptoms

25/07/2017
Myanmar Now

A total of three people have now died after experiencing flu-like symptoms in Myanmar amid fresh fears of a new H1N1 outbreak.

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Myanmar’s disgraced human rights commission takes up new case of maid ...

24/07/2017
Myanmar Now

The last time they were involved in a similar complaint it caused a nationwide scandal.

In Rakhine State, ruined embankments prevent rice production

27/06/2017
Myanmar Now

The residents of Rakhine State are still struggling to resume agricultural production seven years after their lands were devastated by Cyclone Giri in 2010.


Photo Essay: Shrimp farmers in Rakhine State

13/07/2017
Myanmar Now

Photo Essay: Shrimp farmers in Rakhine State in need of financial aid

Shrimp farmers in Rakhine State in need of financial aid

09/07/2017
Myanmar Now

Hopes for business recovery in storm-ravaged areas of western Myanmar

Burmese army officer: satire should not be “detrimental” to the state

07/07/2017
Myanmar Now

Colonel Lin Tun is the plaintiff in an online defamation case against the editor of the Voice Daily.


Resources

Party National League for Democracy

07/11/2015

NLD is fielding the most candidates of any party in the upcoming election and is set to gain a large portion of seats in the Union Parliament if pre-polling predictions prove correct.

Party Union Solidarity and Development Party

07/11/2015

Holds an outright majority in both houses of parliament but the 2015 election looms as a completely different scenario.

Party Phalone-Sqaw Democratic Party

07/11/2015

The party has fielded six women candidates out of its 41 for 2015 General Election.


Guide Reporter's Handbook

03/07/2015
Thomson Reuters Foundation

This handbook is designed to provide advice and guidance on fact-based reporting for journalists whenever they need it.

Guide Ethics Handbook for Journalists

03/07/2015
Thomson Reuters Foundation

This handbook is designed to provide advice and guidance on journalism ethics for reporters across the globe.

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