In just its 2nd year, the University Students Film Festival has become an important incubator of young filmmaking talent; 10 shorts competed for the top prize this year.
An educational weather station at a village school in southern India is teaching children about climate change and helping their parent’s harvest more from their land.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told International Youth Day observers that, while the government is desperate to improve education in Myanmar, funding is limited.
Official letter from regional govt orders Karen cultural committees not to refer to Karen hero Saw Ba U Gyi as a ‘martyr’ in events to mark his death on Aug. 12.
At an event to mark the 31st anniversary of Myanmar’s mass protests against dictatorship, ex-student leaders say the movement’s democratic goals have yet to be achieved.
Fresh challenges await this year’s young participants as they form teams and rush around downtown in search of insects, obscure old buildings, hugs from strangers and more.
Past shortcomings in the peace process have come back to haunt current negotiations, resulting in the present stalemate.
The money, representatives from both organizations say, will help the internet service provider expand low-cost coverage to poor communities in Yangon and beyond.
A dizzying array of global artistic talent in a range of new media exhibits is on display at Building Bridges Yangon. Writer Myint Myat Thu shares some favorites.
Five activists charged with harming public servants after confrontations with police at the trial of the Peacock Generation thangyat troupe have been granted bail.
Despite announcing a unilateral ceasefire and extending it twice, the Myanmar military continues to attack TNLA and MNDAA outposts in northern Shan State, the groups say.
A Bangladeshi scientist has found a way to turn jute fiber into low-cost biodegradable bags that look and feel much like plastic ones.
Local disaster management officials say they have yet to receive assistance from private or govt relief organizations.
A reluctance to engage with or listen to the wishes of ethnic communities and political parties mean the NLD will be more contested than ever in the upcoming election.
After decades of failed attempts, stakeholders are overjoyed. But new hotels and management transparency issues mean challenges still lie ahead.