The shooting occurred near a market in Tamu, Sagaing Division; the victim reportedly belongs to the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang.
Rangoon’s municipal authority is registering individual street vendors in an effort to manage the spread of street stalls and ease pedestrian movement.
The Burma Army clashes with the Shan State Army-South over two days in central Shan State, displacing more than 2,000 local residents.
Lawmakers in Rangoon’s divisional parliament press the government on behalf of constituents facing delays and difficulties in obtaining citizenship cards.
The use of loudspeakers requires prior approval of local administrators and unlawful use is punishable under the existing Ward or Village Tract Administration Law.
US gem traders interested in bilateral trade with Burma meet with officials from the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers and Commerce Industry (UMFCCI) in Rangoon
The draft report could play a crucial role in ethnic armed organizations’ and ethnic political parties’ future political dialogue with the Burmese government.
City officials said they are planning to allow a private company to develop a hot air balloon launch site in one of the greenest areas in Rangoon.
A home for hundreds of animal species, the national park in Rangoon’s Mingaladon Township marked its twenty-seventh year on Friday.
Pamphlets will be distributed, short films will be broadcast on state-run television, and a specialized police unit has been formed to cope with trafficking in Rangoon Division.
Following intensified clashes between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army, an estimated 10,000 members of the Kachin public stage a demonstration in Myitkyina.
Six shells hit a Muse Township village, killing an infant girl and injuring two boys, aged five and six, leading the Kachin public to call for an end to Burma Army offensives.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
The Burma Army currently has a handful of peacekeepers serving in Africa on two peacekeeping missions, for the first time in half a century.
The decision by the United States to give military assistance to countries that recruit and use child soldiers, including Burma, fails child soldiers but is not unexpected