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Trafficked into marriages in China, a woman tries to resume her life ...

10/08/2017
Myanmar Now

May Khine Oo spent more than a decade trying to get home.

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most of them are not ready to be loyal to the new government,

17/08/2017
Myanmar Now

"The new government has to operate its departments with civil service staff who are only familiar with the practices of the previous government. In my personal opinion, most of them are not ready to be loyal to the new government, resulting in ...

Myanmar's National Human Rights Commission visits three journalists ...

10/08/2017
Myanmar Now

The Irrawaddy and Democratic Voice of Burma reporters were arrested in June and charged under the Unlawful Associations Act.


Voice editor released on bail, but three journalists remain in custody

04/08/2017
Myanmar Now

A decision on the application in both cases was made on the same day

Relocated to Yangon, Kaman Muslims face lack of job prospects, housing

28/07/2017
Myanmar Now

They were displaced in the wave of violence that struck Rakhine State in 2012.

Swine flu death toll reaches 6 in Myanmar

27/07/2017
Myanmar Now

Two more patients have succumbed to the H1N1 virus commonly known as swine flu.


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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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