Task Categories: text-classification
Languages: my
Multilinguality: monolingual
Size Categories: 1K<n<10K
Licenses: gpl-3.0
Source Datasets: original

Dataset Card for Myanmar_News

Dataset Summary

The Myanmar news dataset contains article snippets in four categories: Business, Entertainment, Politics, and Sport.

These were collected in October 2017 by Aye Hninn Khine


Myanmar/Burmese language

Dataset Structure

Data Fields

  • text - text from article
  • category - a topic: Business, Entertainment, Politic, or Sport (note spellings)

Data Splits

One training set (8,116 total rows)

Source Data

Initial Data Collection and Normalization

Data was collected by Aye Hninn Khine and shared on GitHub with a GPL-3.0 license.

Multiple text files were consolidated into one labeled CSV file by Nick Doiron.

Additional Information

Dataset Curators

Contributors to original GitHub repo:

Licensing Information


Citation Information



Thanks to @mapmeld for adding this dataset.

Models trained or fine-tuned on myanmar_news

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