MP Says Be Will Wontinue to Observe Balloon Project Proposed in Yangon

Yangon – MP Hla Htay of No.1 Mingalar Taungnyunt Constituency said he will continue to observe a helium balloon project which is likely to move to another location in Yangon, according to the company which proposed to implement the project in the compound of the old aquarium in Kandawgyi Park. The proposal garnered widespread criticism […]

Yangon Region Cabinet sues CEO Dr Than Tun Aung and Eleven Media Group for Libel

Dr Than Tun Aung, the CEO of Daily Eleven and Eleven Media Group, has been sued under the telecommunications law by the Yangon Region cabinet for libel, according to U Phyo Min Thein, chief minister of the cabinet. The article that prompted the legal action was titled, “One year after the election,” published in the […]

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 […]