For eight years, prohibition was in effect in Chin State’s Thantlang Township. Today, it is water under the bridge.
The nine-tier waterfall is more than 3,000 feet tall, and accessible on foot and by motorbike.
The meeting was ‘a step toward the next meetings,’ says UNFC secretary Khu Oo Reh.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses which ethnic armed groups will be invited and which will join the second 21st Century Panglong Conference.
Ngapali sees increase in visitors; agricultural exports rise; Taiwan boosts support to its investors in Burma; Natl Bank of Canada partners with ONGO.
The men made the accusation that the madrasas were operating as mosques, without official permission.
The planning and finance minister says the purchase of 1,000 new buses for US$56 million was arranged with the help of the Chinese ambassador.
As in other parts of Southeast Asia, snakehead (Nga Yant in Burmese) is a popular freshwater fish known for its sweet and tender meat.
In Rangoon’s High Court, U Nay La requests an arrest warrant for suspect Aung Win Khaing be issued in Naypyidaw, where he was last seen.
China has reportedly offered to step in as the two countries address the fate of tens of thousands of displaced Rohingya.
The Hanthawaddy U Win Tin Foundation clinic, which provides free medical services to former political prisoners, closes due to financial constraints.
LNDP chairman U Shwe Min alleges that the KIA has killed and buried six Lisu people over the past two years.
PM Najib Razak says that ASEAN could become the world’s fourth-largest economy, but that growth needed to be equitable.
UN agency says government’s plan to move displaced Rohingya Muslims into new villages could ‘create further tensions.’
Disconnected from their homeland and losing funds for humanitarian assistance, Karen refugees face a tougher existence at a camp in western Thailand.