Jim McNails’ busts of dictators and democracy icons have seen him blacklisted from the country—and invited to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s home
However, some observers are puzzled by the military’s willingness to deal with TNLA, AA and MNDAA
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing’s speech at an army academy graduation warned of external elements threatening Myanmar—much like speeches given by him and his predecessors in the past.
U Myat Thu, who sits on a joint committee overseeing the corridor's development, spoke with The Irrawaddy about what Myanmar was doing to manage the potential risks and rewards.
During his five-day visit to Myanmar, the Indian president has held talks with the State Counselor and President, reiterating India’s support for peace and development in Myanmar
"We desire to take a political approach instead of a military approach and will first stop military actions in order to be able to achieve peace," the groups said.
This is the second edition of the awards which aim to raise awareness of the industry’s potential to generate meaningful social, economic, and environmental benefits for Myanmar.
The investigation commission invited victims of alleged human rights abuses, the vast majority of whom are living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, to submit evidence themselves.
Burma Campaign UK says companies including Facebook and Western Union are helping military violate human rights, destroy environment
Athan founder Maung Saung Kha has won the Human Rights Tulip award from the Netherlands, becoming the first person bestowed with the honor in the country.
Art exhibitions, live jazz, house and techno music performance and a Christmas market—all in Yangon this week as picked by The Irrawaddy.
As communities around the world hold events to mark Human Rights Day, The Irrawaddy revisits an article about the ill-fated student uprising of 1991 known as 10-D.
A competition has been launched to choose the best mascot design, which will be displayed at government events and exhibitions and in popular locations around Yangon.
Amid mounting pressure from the international community, refusing to quash the unjust verdict of the three Kachin activists is wrong, writes analyst Joe Kumbun.
President approves creation of special units to oversee anti-graft effort at the department level