Leaders from eight non-state ethnic armed groups who signed last year’s nationwide ceasefire agreement meet in Chiang Mai to review their peace agenda.
A private cinema developer will build 100 cinemas in Burma within the next two years to encourage the country’s stagnating film industry.
After accusing the Arakan Liberation Army (ALA) of stealing military supplies and disrupting their shipments, the Arakan Army detains an ALA soldier.
In a government-led effort to boost exports three-fold this year, Burma’s Ministry of Commerce has allowed the re-export of 14 previously restricted items.
With State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi in Thailand, The Irrawaddy digs deep into its archives to republish a speech given by her father, Gen Aung San.
A high-ranking leader in the Wa National Organization is arrested in Chiang Mai, Thailand with a large stash of illegal drugs and cash.
Ahead of Suu Kyi’s visit to the country, the Thai prime minister said Thailand was willing to give Burma “more time” before a planned return of refugees.
A National League for Democracy lawmaker’s house in Rangoon was broken into early Friday morning and his mother-in-law was stabbed.
After traveling to Rohingya IDP camps for years, veteran reporter Lawi Weng reflects on the causes of discord.
Yanghee Lee meets with Arakan State residents who expressed unhappiness with a recent name designation for the Muslim community floated by the government.
Seven Indonesian sailors are taken hostage in the Sulu Sea in the southern Philippines, Indonesia's foreign minister says on Friday.
Burmese migrant workers converging from all over Thailand are disappointed after Aung San Suu Kyi holds only a small, restricted factory meeting.
Nearly 50 ethnic Palaung corn farmers are concerned for their livelihoods after being detained by Kachin Independence Army soldiers.
A Burma Army unit commander orders the Karen National Liberation Army to withdraw from an outpost, but the ethnic armed group is refusing to budge.
As she arrives in Thailand, The Irrawaddy compiles a record of Aung San Suu Kyi’s trips abroad since her release from house arrest in 2010.