Burmese interfaith advocates stress the importance of building friendship, mutual understanding and trust between different religious communities.
Start-ups in Burma vie for business, overcoming financial obstacles and trying to stand out in a rapidly changing country.
The reason many of these girls are in karate class is sobering: They want protection from their own country’s military.
Security discussions were scheduled to take place days after border posts attacked in northern Arakan State.
Another five officers are wounded in the attack in Lokchao area in Manipur state close to India’s border with Burma.
‘China is concerned at the armed clashes in northern Burma injuring Chinese border residents,’ says China’s defense ministry.
‘It should be spent in the least developed areas, especially border areas where people are suffering from internal conflicts,’ says former lawmaker.
Prosecutors say they believe Park colluded in the criminal activities of a longtime confidante to manipulate government affairs and extort businesses.
Loan of US$270 million from the Japan International Cooperation Agency approved to fund third Thilawa special economic zone bridge.
Findings from BRN’s two-year documentation process indicate that completed and planned dam projects have diminished locals’ livelihoods and security.
The Irrawaddy sits down with the film’s director to discuss her inspiration and how she challenged India’s gender stereotypes.
‘We don't want any more of Mong Ko to be burned down.’ says TNLA spokesman. ‘So we made the decision not to control the town any longer.’
Ma Sandi Myint Aung, is arrested after reportedly sharing Facebook posts said to include foul language against Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
The State Counselor will open an exhibition as part of celebrations to mark 50 years of diplomatic relations between Burma and Singapore.
Amid Jakarta protests against violence toward Rohingya Muslims, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi postpones a visit to Indonesia, citing scheduling difficulties.