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Myanmar's wild elephants “in danger of becoming extinct

Myanmar Now

One elephant is killed each week in Myanmar, surpassing 2016 numbers

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Journalists sentenced to two months in drone-flying case

Myanmar Now

The hearing took place in the capital Naypyitaw

Myanmar’s mental health advocates call for more funding, resources

Myanmar Now

The lack of services is especially acute in remote areas

Hindu refugees in Myanmar fear returning to their homes

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ယာယီဒုကၡသည္စခန္းမ်ားတြင္  ၂ လၾကာ ခိုလံႈေနၾကေသာ ေမာင္ေတာေဒသလူနည္းစုတို႔က  အိမ္ျပန္ရန္ တြန္႔ဆုတ္ေနၾကသည္

Myanmar labour union to seek increase in minimum wage

Myanmar Now

The figure would go from 3,600 to 6,600 kyats

Interfaith rally participants call on world to help, not condemn, ...

Myanmar Now

The gathering was organized in the wake of the ongoing Rohingya crisis


Party National League for Democracy


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


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

Party Phalone-Sqaw Democratic Party


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

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Guide Ethics Handbook for Journalists

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