This is wonderful recognition for our partner, Dr. Thant Thaw Kaung. Read further~~~! BURMESE PUBLISHER/BOOKSELLER THANT THAW KAUNG TO RECEIVE “JERI LABER INTERNATIONAL FREEDOM TO PUBLISH AWARD” Wednesday, 16 April 2014 | Judith Platt New York, NY — Dr. Thant Thaw Kaung, who has played a leading role in keeping books and literary life alive […]
Why in the world am I bothering you with human trafficking, ostensibly unrelated to any previous exchange? You know NLR has been working to empower Myanmar’s community libraries with access to global knowledge, and in recent postings I was elated about rapid expansion of mobile phone and electronic tablets in distant villages, previously unconnected with […]
Instant e-libraries for Myanmar universities By Sean CoughlanBBC News education correspondent Myanmar is emerging from decades of political isolation Continue reading the main story Knowledge economy Uganda’s solar powered classrooms Code club where the only rule is ‘be cool’ Downloading lessons on iTunes Education faces 10,000 violent attacks Universities in Myanmar have been given e-libraries […]
Michelle Chen and family donated funds to construct this new library in Hsingugyi-ywa. Four nearby villages appealed to us to help rebuild & restock their libraries, as well. Naw Moo Ler Say [Moo Moo] led our tour. She works with the Chen family in Singapore but grew up in Ngaputaw Township, Hsingugyi-ywa.
NLR and MBAPF are entering a new partnership with Myanmar Engineering Society to create the Myanmar 2050 Foundation. I’ve described that step earlier. Tomorrow I return, my 20th trip: this time to help create the mission, organization, board of governors, and initial projects for the new Foundation We are building on the 5,000 book/periodical collection […]