As clashes between a DKBA splinter group and the BGF subside, The Irrawaddy’s Lawi Weng writes of time spent amidst conflict in Karen State.
Burma’s State Counselor Office announces Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s health is stable but “she needs to take some rest for a while.”
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
The Burma Army continues a weeklong offensive against the Kachin Independence Army in Waingmaw Township, a KIA spokesperson says.
Rangoon’s municipal body has said that Sule Square project developers will face fines of over 2 billion kyats (around US$1.6 million) for breaching building regulations.
Police detain another member of a family accused of the trafficking and abuse of two underage domestic workers at a downtown Rangoon tailoring shop.
Fighting has forced nearly 4,000 civilians, including many children and women, to flee their homes.
Mandalay municipal elections come under fire as candidates are allowed unrestricted campaign spending.
The Shan Nationalities League for Democracy urges the government to ensure accountability and responsibility regarding the large hydropower dam projects on the Salween River.
A Lower House MP proposes action be taken against members of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission for their insufficient handling of a high-profile abuse case against two underage
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi calls for international understanding as Burma grapples with sectarian tensions.
The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission stands by actions that led families of victims to accept a cash settlement for years of abuse, rather than push for legal action.
Arakan State’s security and border affairs minister orders the demolition of ‘illegally constructed’ mosques, schools, houses and other buildings in Maungdaw Township.
A lawmaker from Kachin State urged the Upper House to look into illegal logging carried out by local militia groups in Kachin State on the Sino-Burma border.
Three members of a family accused of human trafficking and abuse at a downtown Rangoon tailoring shop are arrested and detained