Locals fear for the future of a dilapidated but storied manor in northern Shan State.
Yo Ya May is a labor of love. The Bogyoke Market store sells Chin crafts, supports ethnic women and reinvigorates tradition.
On the 29th anniversary of the 8888 pro-democracy movement, The Irrawaddy revisits an essay by its once imprisoned English edition editor.
Police seize weapons and methamphetamine pills during car search in Karen State.
Community-based groups are educating girls and young women about sexual and reproductive health to decide their own futures.
The government and the Tatmadaw should shun strategies that undermine the people’s trust in them and their peace initiatives, writes Joe Kumbun.
Lawmakers argue Yanghee Lee’s recent report on human rights in Myanmar was biased.
The Irrawaddy interviews the grandsons of two martyrs who were assassinated 70 years ago and asks what Myanmar leaders should learn from them today.
Reporters arrive in capital of restive state ahead of visit to northern parts.
The Irrawaddy signs agreement with Norwegian embassy to give women a stronger voice in Myanmar.
After decades of studying and practicing, Su Zar Zar hopes to preserve the musical tradition she became enamored with as a child.
A series of cartoons by The Irrawaddy from 2014 to 2017 reflect media milestones and hardships.
Military visit to neighbor suggests rejuvenation of old ties.
Journalists file a complaint with the police against the intrusion.
Accounts belonging to Myanmar traders in Yunnan Province are closed in Chinese authorities’ crackdown on gambling, money laundering and illegal trade.