Accounts belonging to Myanmar traders in Yunnan Province are closed in Chinese authorities’ crackdown on gambling, money laundering and illegal trade.
With Daw Aung San Suu Kyi now 72, she likely feels that there is not an extraordinary amount of time left for her to achieve her goals for Myanmar.
An event in Yangon marks the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Ma May Sabe Phyu shares her ambitions for a more equal Myanmar on the eve of her sabbatical in the US.
The Irrawaddy revisits its analysis of the UN’s failed missions in Myanmar after the departure of its top official in the country last week.
A member of the humanitarian group Free Burma Rangers reports on a recent trip to Mosul, Iraq.
Ruling party refuses Sagaing lawmaker permission to quiz government over plans to repeal or amend controversial Article 66(d) in Parliament.
On the anniversary of the reignition of the Kachin conflict in June 2011, The Irrawaddy traces the progression of military engagements and failed politics over the period.
Indawgyi Lake supports the livelihoods of thousands of people and is also home to a great diversity of water birds, fish and endangered species.
The security sector discussion reportedly centered on just one principle: the existence of a ‘sole’ Tatmadaw.
Local businesses in Lashio, Shan State share letters allegedly showing Ta’ang National Liberation Army demands for protection money.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the misappropriation of regional development funds under the former government and the lack of legal action. By The Irrawaddy
Former KNPP vice chairman Khu Oo Reh—also the head of the UNFC’s peace negotiation team—is elected to the permanent central committee.
The state counselor’s dog Taichito has become a local celebrity since being gifted by her son years ago.
Nelly and Soulja Boy, virtual reality art, and a festival of guitars—all in Rangoon this week.