The Rangoon-based Democracy and Human Rights Party has asked the NLD government to allow them to attend a Union Day event in Panglong.
The Thai government approves a US$5.13 million budget to help Burma develop part of its road along the transnational route linking Rangoon to Mae Sot.
‘He told us he was being watched by someone, but we didn’t know who,’ says U Ko Ni’s daughter.
The tragic history of assassinations in Burma’s political life is revisited in this story from our archives.
New fiscal year budget proposal represents a 30% reduction compared to what the Union Election Commission spent during fiscal year 2016-17.
Burma’s govt has set a budget of nearly 21 trillion kyats for the 2017-18 fiscal year, of which the Defense Ministry asked around 2.9 trillion kyats.
Ambassador questioned over alleged links with controversial confidante of impeached President Park Geun-hye.
Private news outlets ran stories of the lawyer’s assassination on their front pages; a state-run paper placed the news in a page three banner.
Demonstrators in Myitkyina, Kachin State say they fear a resumption of the Myitsone dam construction on the confluence of Irrawaddy River.
‘The district courts are supposed to impose a heavy penalty on criminals if they are found guilty,’ says Supreme Court judge U Soe Nyunt.
The Irrawaddy speaks to individuals about the impact of the lawyer’s tragic murder on political activism and the civilian government.
The Karen National Union is prepared to submit policy recommendations on federalism at the upcoming Panglong Peace Conference.
Leaked document contains a lengthy confession from the gunman Kyi Lin, who says he was approached by a man named Myint Swe to commit murder.
The Karen people ‘still have not gotten their legitimate rights,’ says Saw Mutu Say Poe.
Burma’s government says it is investigating the assassination of prominent Muslim lawyer and NLD legal advisor U Ko Ni.