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Newspaper sellers wait for a bus after receiving newspapers from a wholesale dispatcher in Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, April 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

Burma holds the 2nd Conference on Media Development

By Wed, May 22, 2013 4:06PM UTC Comments Off Newspaper sellers wait for a bus after receiving newspapers from a wholesale dispatcher in Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, April 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

A conference on Media Development in Myanmar/Burma was held at Kandawgyi Palace Hotel in Yangon on 20-21 May. It was the second conference with an address by Union Minister for Information Aung Kyi. It was cosponsored by the Ministry of Information and Myanmar Media Development Thematic Working Group (MDTWG) in partnership with UNESCO and International...

Will Burma create a free press soon?

By Sat, Mar 17, 2012 6:29PM UTC Comments Off

Nowadays, many observers and analysts on press freedom of Burma think the Southeast Asian country is really on a path of reform. However, some do not agree on this. During the BBC’s Burmese Service transmission from its new London Broadcasting House, Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said: “It’s very important that the external...

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