04.10.2017News

FNF organizes the first liberalism training for Myanmar’s local NGOs

FNF (Friedrich Naumann Foundation) Myanmar has organized the first liberalism training for local NGOs/CSOs, based in Yangon and Mandalay, from 26 September to 29 September 2017 at the Novotel Max...

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FNF Myanmar
25.09.2017Message

How does a free market benefit the consumers?

The market is filled with thousands of individual entrepreneurs who face not only millions of consumers who compare quality and prices, but also each other. If a particular product sells well and...

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FNF Myanmar
20.09.2017Message

Myanmar Presidents

Sao Shwe Thaik (1948 – 1952) Sao Shwe Thaik was the first president of the Union of Burma and the last Saopha of Yawnghwe. His full royal style was Kambawsarahta Thiri Pawaramahawuntha Thudamaraza.

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Myanmar
15.09.2017Message

What are the core liberal values?

We believe that human beings are essentially individuals endowed with reason and should be afforded the maximum possible freedom consistent with freedom for all. However, equality and equal...

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FNF
08.08.2017Opinion

Cyber Security Matters

Have you ever heard about the words “online” and “offline”? If you are reading this article, I am sure that you have heard about it because you are reading it either with your phone or computer using...

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cyber
03.08.2017Opinion

Understanding Hate Speech

“It is a human right to hold opinions,” Freedom House claims. Freedom of expression is a principle granting such right. American philosopher, Thomas Scanlon, defines that freedom of expression always...

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FNF
18.07.2017Message

What does democracy need to survive and function?

There are many challenges and obstacles to democracy. For example -• sometimes it is hard for people to compromise and come to agreement;• powerful elites do not want to give up power;•...

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Demo
18.07.2017Message

Rights and Democracy

Democracies can only work if citizens participate in decision-making and in choosing leaders and representatives. Rights are therules that make sure that there is nothing stopping citizens from...

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Demo & Rights
18.07.2017Message

What is the Open Hluttaw workshop?

The role of the Hluttaw is most important for a democratic country because the legislative power is held by the  Hluttaw. Moreover, the President and the two Vice-Presidents can be selected by voting...

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Open
18.07.2017Message

What is liberalism?

Liberalism is an ideology committed to the individual and a society in which individuals can pursue and realize their interests. The word “liberal” is derived from the same Latin word as liberty –...

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Liberalism

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