A Yangon court sentenced U Parmaukkha to three months in jail on Wednesday for his comments about the Rohingya during a 2016 protest outside the US Embassy.
Scores of cryptocurrency miners from around the world are travelling to places like Hong Kong and Singapore to buy the latest — and cheapest — gear.
Authorities worried about security and welfare of suspects, who were wounded by police fire
Indonesia seized a record 1.6 tons of crystal methamphetamine from a ship that had arrived from Myanmar disguised as a fishing boat, narcotics officials said.
Local people blocked from travelling to Kyaingtong or Tachilek even for medical emergencies
"The most important thing in our country is to have the rule of law. Maximum punishment should be imposed in child rape cases. But the death penalty is not an answer," said Daw Nilar
Proposed amendment to protest law requires organizers to tell police ahead of time who will pay for demonstrations
Govt, agencies launch MECAP to protect elephants and their habitat, and combat trade in body parts
Martial arts, concerts, photo exhibits, comedy and more — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Parliament debates measures to increase transparency in state enterprises’ accounts
Leading developers say a proposed transaction tax cut in the coming fiscal year will help revive the struggling construction industry.
Indonesia raised flight warnings around Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island to their highest level after the volcano's biggest eruption this year.
Bangladesh says it will meet with Myanmar to discuss the repatriation of refugees trapped between the two countries. Officials in Myanmar say they know nothing about it.
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Minister U Thein Swe said Myanmar would check that the listed refugees had resided in Myanmar within a week and then inform Bangladesh to start the repatriation.