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14 October 2014
Protesting Students and Teachers in Myanmar Reject Law They Claim Will Strengthen Junta-Era Schooling System
Students, teachers, and over 200 civil society organisations have joined forces against the proposed National Education Bill of Myanmar.
8 October 2014
Myanmar's alcohol consumption is the lowest in Southeast Asia, but many claim that this is now changing. Authorities are reportedly discussing banning women from buying alcohol in certain areas.
8 July 2014
Riots Between Buddhists and Muslims in Myanmar's Mandalay Killed 2 and Injured Many More. Who's to Blame?
A few hours before the riots broke out, the Young Buddhists Association warned people about a plan to provoke violence between people of different religions.
23 December 2013
Myanmar citizens are happy with their country's hosting of the Southeast Asian games. Netizens also tried to explain the minor riot that took place during one of the games.
13 July 2013
Inhalant abuse through the use of cheap glue is a worsening problem among poor children in Myanmar. Yin Yin Hnoung, a medical student from the University of Medicine in Mandalay,...
14 June 2013
The ethnic violence in Myanmar seems to be spreading in nearby countries. Some Myanmar Buddhist migrants in Malaysia have been attacked in recent weeks which many people believe are related...
11 May 2013
Interfaith groups in Myanmar are actively working for peace, understanding and harmony amid rising cases of violence against the minority Muslims in the country
20 April 2013
Myanmar opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was voted as the Time Magazine's most influential person of the decade on April 17, 2013. Suu Kyi won against...
24 March 2013
For three days, riots raged in the town of Meikhtila in the Mandalay division of Myanmar. A curfew was imposed by the police after a group of people reportedly set...
18 March 2013
Arguing that it is already a health threat, the government of Myanmar wants to relocate the Yangon Zoological Gardens which has been a city landmark since 1906. Residents and netizens...