Tags: "Burma"

22 Jun
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Saw Yan Naing awarded for work in Myanmar

Saw Yan Naing, a journalist from Myanmar participating in a six-month fellowship program in the United States, won an award for his contribution to journalism in his native country. PowerMentor, a non-profit corporation based in San Diego that helps young ...

05 Jun
0

Children of refugees from Burma thrive in San Diego

By Saw Yan Naing I recently met with more than 20 Karen teenagers in San Diego, a refuge for members of the ethnic minority who fled persecution in Burma. Some of the refugees who brought their children with them have ...

15 May
0

New media freedoms in Burma could end anytime

By Saw Yan Naing Burma is one of the world’s champions of media censorship.  The Committee to Protect Journalists recently ranked my country as No. 9, while listing Eritrea and North Korea as the most censored countries worldwide. Should I ...

22 Apr
0

From candlelight to light speed: Dinosaur in digital age adapts

By Saw Yan Naing I’m like a dinosaur when it comes to using technology and multimedia platforms. This is worsened by the fact that my country in Southeast Asia has been isolated from the modern world for over six decades. ...

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