MYANMAR PRESS COUNCIL

  • Private dailies reemerge in Myanmar, face difficulties April 2, 2013

    Yangon: Four private dailies hit the newsstands for the first time in almost 50 years in Myanmar on Monday, but many others failed to appear, hamstrung by poor financing, archaic equipment and a dearth of reporters. Sixteen dailies were granted licences by authorities, but only four were published. The governmentaffiliated Union Daily,...
  • Private newspapers published in Myanmar after 50 years April 1, 2013

    Yangon: Four private daily newspapers started temporary publication on Monday, signifying the reintroduction of private daily newspapers in the Southeast Asian nation after a gap of five decades. The four daily newspapers put into circulation are Pyidaungsu Daily (Union Daily), Shwe Naing Ngan Thit Daily (Golden Freshland Daily), San Taw...