The Irrawaddy interviews the grandsons of two martyrs who were assassinated 70 years ago and asks what Myanmar leaders should learn from them today.
An expansion and decentralization of treatment has contributed to the large decline.
President U Htin Kyaw puts forward a list of nominees to Parliament for three vice governor positions and five director positions.
The effort is seen as a counter to China’s influence, writes Aung Zaw.
After urging the govt to institute martial law in Rakhine State earlier this month, USDP and allies send undisclosed recommendations to military chief.
A military attaché objects to a CSSU meeting, saying it is not in line with the official peace process.
Ministry officials look into whether trustees of some famous pagodas have breached rules or stayed on after expired terms.
Karenni State teachers say translated textbooks ‘only allow for 30 percent understanding.’
On the 70th anniversay of Marytrs’ Day, The Irrawaddy revisits commentary about Gen Aung San’s unfulfilled aspirations for a unified and democratic Myanmar.
More than 30 years ago, Ne Win’s junta removed Gen Aung San’s name from his own tomb. But the architects who built it kept a card up their sleeves.
In honor of Martyrs’ Day, The Irrawaddy remembers a number of individuals, now deceased, who committed their lives to the good of their country.
Defendants stand accused of trafficking Rohingya and Bangladeshi nationals.
Renewable energy expert Hans-Josef Fell discusses how Myanmar can develop its energy plan.
Just weeks before his death 70 years ago tomorrow, Bogyoke Aung San outlined wide-ranging ideas for reviving the country’s then-broken economy.
US ambassador to the United Nations calls on Myanmar to accept mission.