News & Events

Union Day – February 12 – has been set as the new deadline for the signing of a nationwide ceasefire agreement. The most challenging part is walking the last mile, so it may be timely to revisit history.

It is not so that “it all began with Ne Win”, as one foreign expert recently asserted. General Ne Win’s contribution is the dominant role of the military since 1962, and the way this has influenced people’s minds.

This article appeared in Mizzima News on October 23, 2014

Strategies for saving a national scenic treasure

Early each morning in Nyaung Shwe, the main hub for tourists visiting Inle Lake, the jetty resonates with the putt-putt sound from the engines of dozens of long-tail boats waiting to take visitors for a trip on one of the country’s most popular destinations.

This article appeared in Mizzima News on August 14, 2014

A Helping Hand for the People of the Hills