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Mr. Thet Oo Maung

The Myanmar Times

Thet Oo Maung has been a journalist for The Myanmar Times since 2011. He covers stories related to Myanmar’s political development and armed conflicts. Prior to this, he worked for the People’s Age Journal where he wrote pieces on political affairs and the peace process between the government and armed ethnic groups.

Thet Oo Maung’s project focuses on press freedom, which has been an issue in Myanmar with the previous government’s imprisonment of journalists. Through the Myanmar Journalist Network, Thet Oo Maung would like to have discussions with the new government about the rights of the press, including changes that need to be made to current laws pertaining to the media.

Thet Oo Maung has his bachelor’s degree in geography at Mawlamyine University and learned journalism at the Myanmar Development of Journalism School.