The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
U T Khun Myat’s rise to the position of deputy speaker raises number of possibly worrying questions
The widely expected cabinet reshuffle has serious implications for the government, the economy and the peace process.
Annual US Embassy award recognizes women working on behalf of disadvantaged groups
The senior NLD member won the Lower House ballot Friday afternoon, easily defeating USDP candidate U Thaung Aye and paving the way for a vote on the next president.
A man who admitted to raping and killing a 2-year-old girl was given the death penalty in a Pyin Oo Lwin district court.
Having stepped down as president before serving his full term and without citing ill health, U Htin Kyaw is leaving the country's top job without a pension or gratuity.
Some 30 people threw stones at Muslim homes in the Irrawaddy Region. Property was damaged but no one was injured.
Booths from Myanmar, Thailand, HK, Germany and India expected at show from March 30-April 2.
The NLD elected independent lawmaker and ex-militia leader U T Khun Myat as the new speaker of the Lower House, after U Win Myint’s resignation yesterday.
Two Reuters reporters accused of possessing secret govt papers appeared in a Myanmar court for the 11th time on Wednesday.
Rakhine's elected lawmakers and appointed cabinet members can't agree on the next state budget, putting much-needed development projects at risk of painful delays.
A look back at his historic tenure as head of state.
Prevented from holding public meetings, ALP, ANP are “no longer interested.”
The 6.46 billion kyats will fund a new monitoring body charged with identifying people who instigate political instability online.