Mistake is latest in a series of embarrassing incidents, including the arrest of a bus driver ferrying the Myanmar women’s football team.
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Under amendments, judges can release on bail those charged under telecoms law.
The Irrawaddy discusses the chances of Myanmar’s soccer teams winning the 29th SEA Games in Malaysia.
The Irrawaddy updates you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Aye Thiri Kyaw asks why sexual violence is so prevalent in Myanmar.
As the mandate of the Kofi Annan-led delegation comes to an end, The Irrawaddy looks back on its recommendations and challenges.
Locals fear for the future of a dilapidated but storied manor in northern Shan State.
Govt investigator hopes ‘situation can continue like this.’
Editorial & Opinion
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Amid ongoing conflict, Stella Naw calls for a national identity based on shared values and mutual respect.
The image of Myanmar’s State Counselor among Western democrats as a democracy hero has been sullied.
Straddling the Myanmar-India border, the Naga face a battle for sovereignty on two fronts.
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Analysis: Did Advisory Commission Remedy Rakhine State’s Conflict?
NLD Ministers Corruption-Free, Says Commission
No Easy Way to Improve Myanmar’s Economy, Experts Say
The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (August 5)
Gem Traders Blame Smuggling on Tax Rate
Can Myanmar’s Soccer Teams Win at SEA Games?
Protests Must Serve the Public Interest
‘Power is a Dangerous Thing’
Breaking the Devil’s Silence: Sexual Violence in Myanmar
The Empty Rhetoric of Unity
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Free Press Dilemma
Insein Artists Exhibit Their Work
Ten Things to do in Yangon This Week (Aug. 15 – Aug. 21)
Raising the Bar
The Amber Hub of Myitkyina
Kayah’s Disappearing Traditional Bamboo Guitars
Traditional Treats of a Karenni State Market