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The ‘economics’ of defamation

In 2002, global business news agency Bloomberg made headlines when it issued a public apology and paid substantial damages for… Read More

Shaking off the fear of state censorship – youth hold out hope

SINGAPORE – Twenty-two-year-old Wendy (not her real name), on her first day as a Hospitality Intern in a budget tourist… Read More

“Magic show” in rural Burma

The thin line between magic and latest science is even thinner in rural Burmese areas. Nay Phone Latt, the Executive… Read More

“No SIM City, this”

RANGOON— Even with the slow-motion connections, it’s still possible to get addicted to the Internet in Burma. And those who… Read More

Is Burma’s ‘Disconnectivity’ Deliberate?

RANGOON—Two years ago, Freddy Lynn was spending most of his time at a public access centre in downtown Myitkyina in Kachin State.… Read More

Internet – the new political battleground

AT a street corner in Kamayut Township, Yangon, a young man does what would be seen as freakish in his… Read More

To young Burmese, IT’s both toy and tool

A year ago, walk into a club in Yangon and the sight of a mobile phone was a rarity. Today,… Read More

Youth power strives for maturity

In 1989, visiting a roadside bookstore in downtown Yangon was not something as simple as it sounds. Unless the vendors… Read More