A protest in Rangoon’s Bahan Township sees confrontations between firebrand nationalists and frustrated locals on Sunday.
Rangoon’s high-rise review committee approves the design of 43 buildings and recommends changes be made to the plans of 12 projects.
Photographer Myat Thu Kyaw reports being harassed by protesters while attempting to cover aggression at a nationalist rally in Rangoon’s Bahan Township.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing warns the new advisory commission that proposed solutions to the conflict must win the ‘approval’ of the Buddhist Arakanese.
A firefight erupted Thursday afternoon between the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) and the Mon National Liberation Army (MNLA) in Tae Chong village in Dawei District.
A new bill to protect citizens’ privacy, security and freedom from state intrusion is submitted to Parliament by the Lower House Bill Committee.
The Irrawaddy speaks to state and divisional legislators about challenges facing regional lawmakers under the new National League for Democracy-led government.
A police officer who threatened local villagers in Kachin State at gunpoint has been suspended and detained, pending an internal police investigation.
In an announcement made in a state-run newspaper, jade mining companies in upper Burma threaten to sue jade prospectors taking small stones from their operational areas.
An implementation committee has been formed to rid Burma of its least developed country status, according to the deputy minister for planning and finance.
The residence of Burma’s first president Sao Shwe Thaike will be turned into a heritage tourist site, according to hotels and tourism minister U Ohn Maung.
Chairperson Kofi Annan tells media that the Arakan State Advisory Commission’s purpose is not to investigate rights abuses, but to write an ‘impartial report.’
Six women die after a passenger boat capsizes on the Nat Kan river in northern Arakan State’s Taungup Township, according to a local police inspector.
Ethnic Shan, Mon and Karenni environmental activists voice strong concern over alleged plans to push ahead with hydropower dams on the Salween River.