Questions arise in the Rangoon Division parliament about an unnamed company taking advantage of villagers on the outer fringes of the city.
Deputy defense minister tells press conference that an Arakan people’s militia is not possible; locals should instead join the police force.
Music concerts, an EDM party, a raft of art exhibitions, an affordable housing expo, and a festival about the mighty Irrawaddy River.
About 800 IDPs flee homes in Maungdaw Township in northern Arakan State and are now depending on several Buddhist monasteries in Sittwe for support.
About 100 are missing after a crowded ferry without sufficient number of life jackets capsizes on the Chindwin River in Kani Township.
Irrawaddy reporters accompany UN OCHA’s under-secretary general and emergency relief coordinator to an IDP camp and resettlement site.
A 210-ton jade stone found in Hpakant Township is the largest piece of jade ever to be unearthed in Burma.
As police and soldiers hunt militants behind attacks on border guard posts in northern Arakan State, roadblocks proliferate and fishing boats go idle.
Minister of Home Affairs tells the media ‘I replaced the leadership at once’ on a tour to the troubled township in northern Arakan State.
Lawmakers urge concerned actors to proceed in line with the rule of law.
Teachers are being airlifted from near the Bangladesh border after fatal attacks on police posts followed by a manhunt leave dozens killed.
The first round of Burmese refugee returns is reportedly taking place later this month from Nu Po camp on the Thai border.
President’s Office releases a statement on the reported confessions of suspects in police attacks, as locals flee, meeting UN reps in Sittwe.
The 45 men and four women were arrested while traveling and are accused of attending a Kachin Independence Army military training.
Security has been scaled up in a coastal sub-township of Irrawaddy Division after attacks on border police posts in northern Arakan State on Sunday.