Dawei businessman has interests in hotels, property and a security firm
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.
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.
Police seize at least 18 billion kyats in property from suspects, open cases under Anti-Narcotics Law.
Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo fail to ensure machinery used responsibly in sector notorious for land grabbing, environmental problems, Swedish report claims.
The commission said all 88 recommendations it made last year, just before the outbreak of fresh violence in Rakhine State, were still relevant after a review in Denmark.
Bo Kyi of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners writes of the need to address Myanmar’s mental health epidemic.
Religious Affairs Minister U Aung Ko has tried to take action against those sowing religious discord. The army is standing in his way.
The Irrawaddy's analysis of social media comments about the state counselor on her birthday shows strong support overall, but less in ethnic minority areas and abroad.
Key provision continues to be used to stifle free speech, activists say, with 27 cases filed since the law was changed.
Parliament debates whether increasing the punishment will help protect victims.
Victory Education Center ordered two children be withdrawn from the school on the grounds that it could not provide proper care for them, sparking criticism.
Steak on the Street offers Yangon’s foodies a low-cost option.