Police raid a house suspected of drug dealing only to be forced back by knife-wielding residents in Tenasserim’s Myeik Township.
A look back at one Japanese photojournalist’s take on the killing of a colleague and countryman seven years ago during Burma’s Saffron Revolution.
Rock concerts, art exhibitions, and a book fair—all in Rangoon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Nine years ago, Buddhist monks in Rangoon led street protests in what came to be known as the “Saffron Revolution.”
A meeting between Burma’s business community and State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is postponed following her trip to the United States and reports of fatigue.
Parliament’s Lower House approves an emergency proposal calling for the dismissal of three Myanmar National Human Rights Commission members.
Six new committee members are elected to the Mandalay City Development Committee amid calls that the election was not run fairly.
Despite international pressure over human trafficking in the seafood trade, Thailand is failing to reform the fish processing industry and compensate victims of slavery
As clashes between a DKBA splinter group and the BGF subside, The Irrawaddy’s Lawi Weng writes of time spent amidst conflict in Karen State.
Burma’s State Counselor Office announces Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s health is stable but “she needs to take some rest for a while.”
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
As the US pledges to lift sanctions, The Irrawaddy senior reporter Kyaw Hsu Mon talks to MKT Construction Co. chairman U Myo Mint and economist U Khin Maung Nyo about the impact on Burmese businesses and citizens.
State Counselor briefs business community; Thai investment; reforms required in banking sector; Shinhan Bank opens branch; IFC doubles investment portfolio
The Burma Army continues a weeklong offensive against the Kachin Independence Army in Waingmaw Township, a KIA spokesperson says.