Winning director Ko Hnaung Eain Thit, who received US$6,000, got the idea for the film after seeing children sniffing glue in Rangoon.
Burma’s former dictator Snr-Gen Than Shwe among individuals removed from US Treasury blacklist after lifting of Burma sanctions.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
US president terminates emergency order; economic and financial sanctions are no longer in effect
The Mon State Government delivers a formal warning to the New Mon State Party to halt taxing and recruiting locals and enforcing laws.
Minister says regional government will review guidelines that have banned motorcycles from 33 townships since the early 2000s.
Four Burma Army fighter jets attacked Inkaren Hill in Waingmaw Township where Kachin Independence Army Battalion No. 252 was deployed, say the KIO
Observers react to recent unexpected conflict between allies the United Wa State Army and the National Democratic Alliance Army.
Regional lawmaker calls on the Rangoon Division government to investigate the legal status of foreign workers in the city.
The Motel Shwepyithar accuses the lawmaker and two friends of drunkenly fighting with motel staff after being denied karaoke on Saturday night.
Members resign after public outcry over their negotiating a financial settlement in a high-profile abuse case of two teenage maids in Rangoon.
Fishermen saved from slave-like conditions in Indonesia’s fishing industry call on Burma’s government to assist them with claiming owed salaries.
Former Portuguese PM, Antonio Guterres, who visited Burma twice in his role as UN refugee chief,, looks set for UN’s top job
A court in Mandalay’s Maha Aung Myay Township sentences Dutch tourist for violating immigration law and disturbing religion.
An NLD divisional lawmaker submits a proposal for action against “over 100 illegal businesses” run by “foreigners” in Hlaing Tharyar Township.