New research warns China's Belt and Road Initiative and the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor could face stiff public resistance if the projects fail to engage local communities.
Zaw Moe Thae showcases portraits of people he admires. He has never met these people in person but knows them through books and bedtime stories told by his mother.
USDP spokesman U Thein Tun Oo said an office for the special envoy in the country's capital would put Myanmar's sovereignty and unity at risk.
Myo Zaw Oo was arrested and charged under the Myanmar Penal Code for the rape and murder of Ma Shwe Yee Win, 26, a deputy supervisor of the FDA, in January.
Halfway through the government’s term, a Yangon lawmaker speaks with The Irrawaddy about ongoing friction between the regional government and Parliament.
The judges asked Myanmar to reply by July 27 to a request that the ICC should exercise jurisdiction over the alleged deportation of Rohingya to Bangladesh.
The effort is among the steps promised by the two countries' leaders to improve relations that had deteriorated over the North's nuclear and missile programs.