Yangon court ignored prosecutor’s charges in handing Zeya Phyo a 5-year term, association says, calling the move unprecedented
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Suspicions mount that the Indian army, in sending troops to the border at Chin’s Paletwa Township, is working with the Myanmar military in its efforts to quash the AA.
"If those parties and that institution do not submit name lists, we can exclude them.... But we won’t do that,” NLD lawmaker U Myat Nyana Soe said.
Statue implementation panel walks out of meeting, calls on state gov’t to intervene
A Tanintharyi Region court fined the Tanintharyi Journal 500,000 kyats on Monday for an article it published more than a year ago that offended the local chief minister.
After the three men failed to return home on Friday, their bodies were uncovered from a fresh grave near a neighboring village the following day.
Tatmadaw’s political role safeguards transition to democracy, Sen-Gen. Min Aung Hlaing tells Asahi Shimbun
The crown prince said the $20 billion investment, far higher than expected, represents only the start of an economic tie-up that would bring the historic Muslim allies even closer.
Europe, the world's second-biggest buyer of palm oil, is set to miss a 2020 target to use 100-percent sustainable supplies of the edible oil in food ingredients, experts warn.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Students at Mandalay’s Yadanabon University demand tighter campus security
State legislators agreed to debate a proposal that would urge the Union government to find a way to end the fighting between the Myanmar military and AA in northern Rakhine.
Gunman, conspirator get death penalty; two accomplices handed jail terms in 2017 shooting death
More than 200 refugees from Chin State taking shelter in Bangladesh are receiving no government support and being ordered to leave, according to a volunteer aid group.
Indian Troops Seal Off India-Myanmar Border
Karenni Activists Threaten to Destroy Aung San Statue as Talks Collapse
Court Fines Weekly Journal Over Satirical Article
Bodies of Three Murdered Ethnic Daingnet Found in Maungdaw
Kashmir Car Bomb Kills 44; India Demands Pakistan Act Against Militants
EU Trade Threat Could Make Cambodian Factories Worse For Workers: Unions
Asia's 'Gay Netflix' to Woo Indian Audiences in 2019
Bangladesh Steps Up Patrols to Stop Rohingya Risking Boat Trips to Malaysia
47 Karenni Villages Asked to Pay $10K for Electricity Connection
US Firm Plans Beverage Packaging Plant in Rangoon
Malaysia to Release Satellite Data on Missing Jet
Participants Say They Were Tricked Into Joining USDP Rally