Suu Kyi eyes national reconciliation if NLD wins majority of Myanmar parliament

YANGON, Myanmar (MindaNews/06 November)—Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi vowed to pursue national reconciliation if her party, the National… Read More

Election allure draws journalists in Kachin

Journalists cover an opposition rally in Myitkyina, Kachin State   Zaw Naing Oo’s first reporting assignment surfaced bitter memories, despite… Read More

Marginal voices in their own land

In a sitting room at the outskirts of Loikaw, a man in his early 50s is photocopying a press statement… Read More

Karen woman candidate struggles to make voice heard

As the campaign period for the November 8th election kicks off, political parties in Burma started blazing the campaign trails.… Read More

Journalist killings heighten security awareness

KIDAPAWAN, Philippines – Broadcast journalist Malu Manar resorted to wearing a headscarf and changed the way she dressed to elude… Read More

In gun we trust

[This is the sidebar story to “When local power turns deadly” also by Donny Sandjaya Suparman] GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines… Read More

When Local Power Turns Deadly

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — It has been more than four years after his father’s death, but life for Marxlen Bedolido… Read More

‘My Style is Different’

[This is the sidebar story to Private Armed Militias Worsen Impunity, also by Arpan Rachman] Zamzamin Ampatuan looks like he… Read More