Burmese migrant workers converging from all over Thailand are disappointed after Aung San Suu Kyi holds only a small, restricted factory meeting.
Nearly 50 ethnic Palaung corn farmers are concerned for their livelihoods after being detained by Kachin Independence Army soldiers.
A Burma Army unit commander orders the Karen National Liberation Army to withdraw from an outpost, but the ethnic armed group is refusing to budge.
As she arrives in Thailand, The Irrawaddy compiles a record of Aung San Suu Kyi’s trips abroad since her release from house arrest in 2010.
We shouldn’t romanticize too much about ‘The Lady’ and her capacity, as the political realities in Myanmar and Thailand remain daunting.
The EU has conceded to government requests to avoid the term “Rohingya” and has urged patience, exposing a rift in the West’s approach to Arakan State.
After the Rangoon chief minister’s constituency was allotted the most money in a special budget, lawmakers complain about unfairness.
State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi’s trip to a refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border has been cancelled by local Thai authorities, sources say.
President Htin Kyaw has formed four new national committees for transportation, water resources, land use policy and foreigner supervision.
Yanghee Lee and Chief Minister Nyi Pyu exchange positive words, while the Arakan National Party have refused to meet with the “biased” UN rapporteur.
On Monday, an unarmed 19-year-old Kachin college student was shot dead by a Burma Army soldier. Protests ensued, but what really happened remains unclear.
Spokesman Zaw Htay has blamed the persecution of minority groups on the previous government, saying the UN should acknowledge the recent positive change.
NGO OneWorld joins forces with UNESCO and the Ministry of Education to give teachers and students an app that promotes taking active roles in society.
As conservative Buddhist nationalism grows in Myanmar it may extend into the secular and cultural spheres as well.
While DNA tests to confirm the identity of King Uthumphon’s tomb remain pending, the tomb site near Mandalay is being prepared for its re-consecration.