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The Muslim woman breaking barriers in sex education in Myanmar

Adjusting her hijab and looking around the class, Dr Thet Htwe starts the day’s lesson with a simple question. “Who wants to know about the human sexual response?” Everyone raises their hand, some sheepishly giggling. In a country where there’s still a debate over the proper word to use for “vagina” and simply talking about […]

Sustainable ecosystem needed for telecom boom in Myanmar

THE PROSPECTS of Myanmar experiencing a sudden boom in telecom will not be realised if the authorities failed to create a sustainable ecosystem in time, according to speakers at Myanmar Connect 2018, held on September 18-19. Sharad Mehrotra, chief executive of Telenor Myanmar, said the most urgent thing Myanmar needs to do is to establish […]

Myanmar’s tourism boom faces manpower challenges

Tourism is booming in Myanmar. Over the past five years, visitors have been pouring into the country, after it shook off its image as a “pariah” state with the establishment of a quasi-civilian government and, for the first time in more than half a century, an administration under new leadership this year. Tourist arrivals surged […]