Myanmar Now is an independent news service providing free, accurate and unbiased news to the people of Myanmar in both Burmese and English.
The service offers news and information related to the reform process and the forthcoming national elections. The content is syndicated for free to other news outlets in the country and around the world.
The aim of the initiative is to ensure that both citizens of Myanmar and the media have access to a trusted source of information before and after the elections.
In addition to news and information, the website offers professional development resources for journalists including training materials and curricula in Burmese and English.
Myanmar Now is supported by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and is part of a wider initiative to support local media in the country.