This week, Foodie Myanmar rounds up their top picks for all-you-can-eat hot pot and barbecue.
Over 600 representatives from 26 ethnicities are slated to attend an ethnic youth conference in southern Shan State in late July.
At a Rangoon press conference, the Burma Army insists that a soldier who shot dead ethnic Kachin student Gum Seng Awng was acting in self-defense.
The Tatmadaw fears that a Kachin State ethnic summit could negatively impact the Union Peace Conference, which is slated to convene in late August.
State Counselor Suu Kyi has accepted an invitation from President Barack Obama to visit the US, in what would be her first trip there since Burma’s 2015 general election.
For the first time in more than three decades, Burma releases data on its religious demographics, based on the results of the 2014 census.
Rangoon-based Arakanese civil society groups chastise the ANP for ignoring them after the support they gave the party during the November election.
A lieutenant general speaks at a press conference in Rangoon, stating that the army will ‘take action’ against troops who have killed civilians.
With record crowds present at Rangoon’s monuments, volunteers treated 36 people for fainting, but point out there were no other major injuries.
The human rights group calls on the Burmese government to relocate a sulfuric acid factory situated perilously close to a village in Sagaing Division.
After banning visitors from walking on Shan State’s famous Goteik Viaduct, security tightens as people continue to visit during the rainy season.
From Rangoon’s Secretariat to the streets of Mandalay, the public pays respect to Aung San and his colleagues 69 years after their assassination.
A poetry festival, a trivia night, a film festival and art exhibitions—all in Rangoon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
A committee reviewing high-rise building construction has inspected a further 20 buildings and will submit their findings to the Rangoon Division cabinet.
Over 500 people demonstrate against ongoing conflict in northern Shan State, after the Shan State parliament resolves to stop the fighting.