Wai Phyo Myint is a rising senior at Green Mountain College, majoring in Political Journalism. Before coming to the United States to work on her degree, Wai worked as a reporter in Burma (Myanmar) for about five years. Currently, Wai is working as a co-editor for the college’s student run-newspaper, the Mountaineer.
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Category Archives: Burma/Myanmar
On our graduation day, We all, Green Mountain College graduates, make a pledge together. “We pledge “to be cautious of and active in preserving the integrity and beauty of the biotic community. I will strive to embody Leopold’s Land Ethic … Continue reading
These days, whenever I ask my husband to pick movies for our weekend movie nights, he would go for anything with kids in them, and he would keep talking about those movies for days. We both love kids. So much. … Continue reading
A Burmese photographer, Phone Myat Htoo, posted this picture on his facebook last month with a caption “Supporting Same Sex Marriage – Real couple with Myanmar traditional wedding setting.” So far, the picture has been “liked” by about 900 people and … Continue reading
Underage workers of a local popular soft-drink factory, Ve Ve, are holding a strike in Myanmar asking to improve their working conditions and working hours to be reduced. According to the report by the Voice Journal, 200 children, who are … Continue reading
People in my country, Myanmar, have locked in a heated debate over the issue of immigration. Bloodshed has not been spared. Instead of looking at righteous laws and policies as models, and pressuring the government to take the high road, … Continue reading