After reaching agreements that could improve conditions for Burmese migrants in Thailand, Suu Kyi stressed the need for jobs for returning refugees.
Burma among top investment destinations; Hong Kong traders see manufacturing growth; Myanmar Brewery to sell Kirin Ichiban; JetStar adds Singapore flights.
The election commission has decided in favor of cases filed against a Kachin militia leader alleging intimidation and violence during the campaign period.
The Irrawaddy speaks with divisional lawmaker Nay Phone Latt and Irrawaddy senior reporter Kyaw Phyo Tha about the city’s lack of public space.
In a village in Pegu Division, an altercation between a Muslim and a Buddhist triggers a riot that destroys a Muslim’s house, a mosque and a warehouse.
Leaders from eight non-state ethnic armed groups who signed last year’s nationwide ceasefire agreement meet in Chiang Mai to review their peace agenda.
A private cinema developer will build 100 cinemas in Burma within the next two years to encourage the country’s stagnating film industry.
After accusing the Arakan Liberation Army (ALA) of stealing military supplies and disrupting their shipments, the Arakan Army detains an ALA soldier.
In a government-led effort to boost exports three-fold this year, Burma’s Ministry of Commerce has allowed the re-export of 14 previously restricted items.
With State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi in Thailand, The Irrawaddy digs deep into its archives to republish a speech given by her father, Gen Aung San.
A high-ranking leader in the Wa National Organization is arrested in Chiang Mai, Thailand with a large stash of illegal drugs and cash.
Ahead of Suu Kyi’s visit to the country, the Thai prime minister said Thailand was willing to give Burma “more time” before a planned return of refugees.
A National League for Democracy lawmaker’s house in Rangoon was broken into early Friday morning and his mother-in-law was stabbed.
The Irrawaddy interviews Sabei Aung, chairwoman of Nature Dream Travel and Tours about her take on the current state of the travel industry.