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Myauk-U residents using internet service to have a contact with their family members on the Pha-Yar-Thone-Su mountain where small internet signal can be received in center of Myauk-U, after 3 months of internet shutdown. (Photo by Development Medai Group)
“This is the 21st century. Many people use internet for a variety of different reasons. And for us, the internet is a reason we can survive.” – community member, Rakhine State, Myanmar Imagining what it is like to go a day or even a week in this digital age without internet is truly unfathomable...
( ဒီ ဘလော့ဂ်ကို ရေးသားရာတွင် Oxfam ၏ Private Sector Policy Advisor ဖြစ်သော Yaqian Liang မှလည်း ပါဝင်ကူညီပေးထားပါသည်။) ကမ္ဘာကြီးဟာ ရာစုနှစ်တစ်ခုအတွင်း အကြီးမားဆုံး ကပ်ရောဂါဆိုးကြီးနဲ့ ရင်ဆိုင်နေရပါတယ်။ လက်ရှိမှာ ကမ္ဘာ့နိုင်ငံနဲ နယ်မြေဒေသစုစုပေါင်း ၁၉၀ ကျော်မှာ ရောဂါဖြစ်ပွားနေပါတယ်။ လူဦးရေ ၈...
(This blog is prepared with significant contributions from Yaqian Liang, Private Sector Policy Advisor) The world is facing the worst global pandemic in a century, to date it has reached more than 190 countries and territories and an estimated 800,000 or more people are infected, with these number...
Bauk Nu Aung/ Photo-Hkun Li
In this camp for internally displaced people (IDPs), Bawk Nu Awng is like a celebrity; her family lovingly mock her by saying she is now very practiced at giving interviews. This is clear – throughout our discussion, she is laughing, smiling, and giving the kinds of details that bring stories to...
Sayama Zawng Naw/ Photo-Hkun Li
“In general, when people say, ‘a good woman’, they mean someone who doesn’t talk much, stays at home, looks after children, gives birth to children, wears clothes appropriately, is modest - quiet and shy.” Sayama Zawng Naw doesn’t look convinced as she tells me this. The honorific ‘sayama’ is used...
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