A hotelier alleges the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism’s permanent secretary elicited a 16.7 million kyat bribe in exchange for a loan recommendation.
Locals interpret the infestation as a bad omen.
Activist says Canada’s Karen refugees are disheartened the KNU vice chairman will not meet them during his tour.
The Burma Army says it will hand over the soldiers in question once the military has completed its own investigation.
Thaketa Township authorities in Rangoon threaten Muslims with prosecution for holding Ramadan prayers in the street.
A local human rights leader is arrested for live-streaming a play that is critical of military clashes with ethnic armed groups.
Burma authorities arrest three female suspects wanted for the grisly murder of a karaoke bar girl and hand them over to Thai police.
Part 1: Relations between the two countries have gone through five distinct phases since the period of independence.
Local businessman Micheal Kyaw Myint accuses Rangoon Chief Minister of violating a land agreement with farmers over nine acres in North Dagon Township.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Rangoon police say a husband killed his wife with a hammer and cleaver before killing himself, but leaked pictures of the bodies raise questions.
The pair is facing a lawsuit filed in May by the Burma Army under Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law over a satirical article.
Chairman of 135 United Patriots says government ‘oppresses’ Ma Ba Tha members and fails to support Buddhism.
Seizures of methamphetamine increased more than fivefold in East and Southeast Asia between 2006 and 2015, the UN drug and crime agency reports.
More than half of the prisoners in Moulmein Prison are incarcerated in connection to drug cases, according to Mon State Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan.