A yoga workshop, a free English class, an LGBT club night, and a book fair—all in Rangoon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
A reportedly defective ‘lucky draw’ from the Qatar-based mobile network provider is met with social media fury and a government suspension order.
The Arakan National Party accuses Burma’s previous government of issuing citizenship documents to over 1,000 Muslims they say are ineligible for citizen status.
The National League for Democracy government will announce its long-awaited economic policy through state-run media on July 29.
A Rangoon lawmaker will submit a proposal that would return the city’s historical Secretariat building—which was leased to a private company—to the public.
To achieve peace, Aung San Suu Kyi must find common ground with army generals as well as ethnic leaders, and the events of last week have been encouraging.
More than 300 jade mining companies in Kachin State will be unable to renew their licenses when they expire at the end of July.
Thai investment in energy, satellite-based air traffic control, arrival of a Japanese ramen chain, Rangoon power plant overhaul, and rising Telenor profits.
For national reconciliation, Suu Kyi must build pragmatic, reconciliatory relations with former and current generals who once regarded her as their top enemy.
A cholera outbreak in Pyay District of Pegu Division hospitalizes almost 100 people, half of whom are in a severe state.
Buddhist monks single out a Shwedagon Pagoda vendor for allegedly selling religious goods from a non-Buddhist wholesaler—an act which does not violate existing rules.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Myanmar warns it will take action against public companies that sell shares without its approval.
This week, Foodie Myanmar rounds up their top picks for all-you-can-eat hot pot and barbecue.
Over 600 representatives from 26 ethnicities are slated to attend an ethnic youth conference in southern Shan State in late July.