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.
Witnesses present testimony describing atrocities committed against the Kachin and Rohingya communities to the Rome-based Permanent People’s Tribunal.
A Rangoon court hears the plaintiff and a witness regarding serial bombings in the commercial capital in November.
EU draft resolution for Human Rights Council falls short of commission of inquiry, as UN rights boss renews call for such a probe.
Who owns 50 acres of mangrove palms in Thandwe Township, and will developers construct a new hotel project on it?
Burma embraces a fresh generation of tech entrepreneurs as the country’s first startup accelerator presents its ‘most promising’ startups.
A Mandalay resident files a lawsuit against Myanmar Now chief correspondent Ko Swe Win, accusing the reporter of insulting nationalist monk U Wirathu.
Members of Parliament are considering adopting the jury system after a tense exchange in Burma’s Lower House.