Proposals elucidated by the Union government at peace talks in Chiang Mai on Monday offer little that’s new in terms of ideas for moving Myanmar’s peace process forward.
On this day in 1917, Britain issued a statement that would lead to Myanmar’s first request to be separated from British India, a goal that would take 20 years to achieve.
Breeders that have managed to keep the fatal African swine fever off their farms are now reaping rewards, with some ready to set record profits of $200 a hog.
Destruction of bridges, road closures cause trade in Shan State border town of Muse—normally worth $3 million a day—to dry up.
At its Executive Committee Meeting on Sunday, the NLD suspended U Myo Yan Naung Thein from office, but refused to explain what exactly the official had done wrong.
Seventy-four years ago today, at the Nay Thurein Meeting, the Anti-Fascist People’s Freedom League objected to Churchill’s proposal for only partial Burmese independence.
Child trafficking victims in India have long faced a traumatizing court system, but a new, “child-friendly” system—with couches and chocolates—aims to change all of that.
Two more bridges destroyed, army base attacked as rebel alliance continues offensive in NE Myanmar.
This week, The Irrawaddy sits down with NLD lawmaker U Aung Kyi Nyunt to discuss the long road to democracy, and the merits of Myanmar’s ‘obligation-based’ society.
While warning that Thursday’s strikes could derail the peace process, President’s Office says door is still open to ceasefire talks with Northern Alliance.
Dr. Min Ye Paing Hein, 41, brings some youth to the NLD’s ‘gray cabinet’ as deputy industry minister; economic adviser to State Counselor applauds choice as ‘first rate’.
After critical press reports of British officials demanding Burmese citizens shiko before them, the colonial government ordered an end to the practice 96 years ago today.
It is the first attack on the military’s Defense Service Technological Academy in decades. Fighting there is still ongoing.
On this day in 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced Japan’s surrender in WWII, setting in motion the withdrawal of Japanese forces from Myanmar after a period of harsh rule.
Tanintharyi Region in Myanmar looking to boost FDI in new and existing tourism, mining and agriculture projects, among others, DICA says.