Business complex for Yangon’s historic sporting grounds stirs up controversy

Kyaikkasan sports ground covers a vast expanse of prime real estate in the heart of Yangon that has entertained and thrilled for decades, while also concealing a darker past as a temporary detention centre used during crackdowns by the former military regime. Now the historic site, once home of the colonial-era Rangoon Turf Club racecourse, […]

In a Crowded Marketplace, Burma’s Daily Newspapers Struggle

RANGOON — Six months after private daily newspapers stepped into Burma’s media market, publishers are still struggling turn a profit. While some in the business see a hopeful future, the dominance of state-run media and a lack of advertising interest mean some titles have already dropped out. Earlier this year, more than 26 private companies […]

SEA Games songs to take public assessment in Myanmar

Consult-Myanmar welcomes you to the 27th SEA Games Myanmar, 11-22 Dec 2013 YANGON, July 9 (Xinhua) — A total of five songs will be chosen by taking public assessment for the upcoming 27th Southeast Asian Games to be hosted in Myanmar, official media reported Tuesday. Ten finalist songs in the shortlist have been selected from […]