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[Burma] “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

[Burma] “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

[Burma] 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

[Burma] 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

[Burma] 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

[Burma] 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

[Burma] Back in Burma, exiled media face own transition

RANGOON, Burma – Toe Zaw Latt needs a new press ID. He did not change jobs and there is no… Read More

[Burma] Internet: A New Tool to Change Old Laws

RANGOON, Burma – Five years ago, Nay Phone Latt tried to kill time by reading, doing yoga, and writing letters,… Read More