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
Burma’s State Counselor speaks to the region’s parliamentarians during her opening address of the 37th Asean Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) in Naypyidaw.
Police arrest an Irrawaddy Division high school teacher for allegedly raping two of his students, according to local police.
Court hearings for the prosecution have wrapped up in the Thai court case against four Burmese migrant workers accused of murdering a student in Ranong Province in 2015.
Prominent Burmese writer Ma Thida receives the first annual ‘Disturbing the Peace Award’ by the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation.
Married women in Burma give birth to five children on average, while 2014 census findings highlight a lack of education and a need for family planning.
Authorities in Putao Township, Kachin State, issue an order to an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp saying agencies and groups need permission to deliver aid.