Lesson 4

Myanma Newspaper

        According to historical records, newspapers have been published in Myanma since 1840.

        There were various newspapers in old days. However, only two newspapers exist today. They are; The New Light of Myanmar and The Mirror. The New Light of Myanmar is published in both Burmese and English.

        The newspapers are thick now. But, they have been thin from 1970 to 1989. Myanma newspapers include news about politics, economic, education and religion. One can read all important news in the papers. Moreover, there are also editorials and articles in them.  In addition to the news, they include many advertisements.

        They do not sell the newspapres at a high price so that more people can read.