More than 20 parliamentarians from the National League for Democracy have received verified complaints from constituents for inappropriate behavior.
More than a year after two Kachin women were raped and murdered in Shan State, crimes locals blame on Burma Army soldiers, four officers will testify.
Plywood factory protestors demanding labor rights arrive just outside Naypyidaw and encounter police resistance.
Two jade mining companies in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township have suspended operations after they were hit by arson attacks Sunday night.
The Irrawaddy picks 10 interesting events happening in Rangoon this week, ranging from hip-hop shows to a sunset boat party.
Why is Min Aung Hlaing, the Burma Army’s Commander-in-Chief, cozying up to Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy? And will it work?
Animal rights activists are gathering a petition to stop the Rangoon city government’s practice of poisoning stray dogs.
Student leaders from the Yangon School of Political Science face charges for staging a procession calling for interreligious tolerance, which deviated from the authorized route.
After a weeklong workshop hosted by the Asean Puppet Exchange, Burmese puppet troupes are hopeful for more cultural integration among Asean members.
With the launch of the National Reconciliation and Peace Center, the new government hopes to host a peace conference with ethnic armed groups in July.
Rangoon’s municipal body has moved to crack down on rampant high-rise construction in the fast-growing commercial capital.
A clash between Burma Army soldiers and the Shan State Army-North northeast of Mandalay reportedly kills 28 government soldiers and displaces 500 civilians.
Thirteen Burmese migrant workers will soon reunite with their families, after being freed from slave-like conditions on Thai fishing boats.
Local authorities will assess the population of Sittwe’s Aung Mingalar quarter, following complaints by Arakanese Buddhists who contend that the Muslim neighborhood’s population
The National League for Democracy risks losing the support of ethnic groups if it continues to ignore their demands and engaging in petty party politics.