Infamous Buddhist nationalist monk denies violating preaching ban.
Access to capital important in any emerging market, says director
The Mon Women’s Organization urges government to take responsibility for lack of women participating in the peace process and development of Burma.
Infamous Buddhist nationalist monk faces legal action if he delivers a sermon in Burma in the next year.
Farmers in Burma’s Dry Zone will bear the brunt of climate change, but water-saving technology could stave off disaster.
The Irrawaddy keeps you up to date on the week that was in the national legislature.
The public holiday for Burmese New Year is cut in half, irritating employees who traditionally travel home over the long break.
More than 20,000 have reportedly fled to China while at least another 2,000 have arrived in Mandalay, say volunteers.
One of Burma’s few internationally renowned scholars and pioneering welfare theorist U Hla Myint passes away at the age of 97 in Bangkok.
Group claiming responsibility for October attacks in Arakan State linked to Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, has been recruiting since early last year.
Myanmar Now chief correspondent Ko Swe Win has suggested that authorities might have helped the plaintiff.
Protest organizing committee member Mi Kun Chan Nom says locals prefer the name Yamanya, meaning Mon State in Mon Language.
The Irrawaddy revisits a story about the 969 movement that shook Burma with its anti-Muslim sentiment before Ma Ba Tha came to prominence.
Recent conflict threatens Burma’s de facto leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s top goal of reaching peace with minorities.
Speaking at an International Women’s Day celebration, the state counselor says she wants 50 percent participation for women in Burma’s peace process.