The ocean space management plan aims to maintain livelihoods that rely on the sea and protect Burma’s dolphins, sea turtles, and other species.
Burma officially launches a national education plan that sets strategic directions for educational reform over the next five years.
National League for Democracy sources say Daw Aung San Suu Kyi feels remiss over silence following renowned legal advisor’s assassination.
Authorities confirm an investigation into the deaths of two prisoners in police custody, and say it is not the only such case being looked into.
‘Let us continue the pilgrimage to peace—not return to war.’ His Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo makes a plea for peace and an end to conflict in Myanmar.
Arakan State police arrested 149 suspected methamphetamine drug dealers—127 men and 22 women—and filed 88 court cases in 2016.
Bangladesh’s foreign minister says the arrival of refugees from Burma is having an adverse impact on the local population and undermining security.
The Rangoon chief minister pledged to review all controversial city expansion projects and prioritize the public good over corporate interests.
The standoff at the scandal-hit Dhammakaya Temple represents one of the biggest challenges to the authority of Thailand’s junta since it took power in 2014.
Government security forces are ambushed by 30 unidentified gunmen on the border with Bangladesh.
The Irrawaddy discusses if this Shwedagon Pagoda replica was built for religious purposes only, or if it was built with a political purpose in mind.
The regional government plans to upgrade public transport services to relieve worsening traffic jams in the former capital and commercial hub.
Eumeralla Resources is awaiting approval from the Union government to explore a large swathe of Karenni State.
Representatives from the two groups release a statement pledging ‘collaboration to achieve peace; by seeking the best and necessary approaches.’
Guesthouse owners want taller buildings to cope with an influx of visitors, but tourists want to keep current height limits; Parliament will decide.