A government spokesman rejected speculation that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi used a private helicopter on a recent trip because her relations with the military were strained.
Although he cannot directly influence government policy, Japanese Emperor Akihito has created a broader consciousness of Japan's wartime past, experts say.
Questions and answers with Saw Myo Min Thu, executive director of Thabyay Education Foundation.
These women played key roles in the popular uprising 30 years ago or have carried on the pro-democracy movement it helped inspire.
On the 30th anniversary of the ’88 uprising, The Irrawaddy revisits an interview from 2013 with award-winning activist Min Ko Naing, one of the movement’s most prominent leader
Irrawaddy editor-in-chief Aung Zaw recalls his flight from Burma in the days following the brutal crackdown of the 8888 uprising and the founding days of the magazine.
Yangon’s Beikthano Art Gallery to host exhibition
Quick and Easy offers a tasty, inexpensive menu in a location lined with books.
Travelers from Japan, South Korea and China will not have to show proof of funds when applying for a tourist visa-on-arrival as initially outlined by the Tourism Ministry.
Cloth bags with ethnic patterns are becoming popular with foreign and local women
The first video of the Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave after 17 days was released, showing them smiling and waving from their hospital beds.
The songwriter, bassist and peace charity group founder died of liver cancer on Tuesday. He was 71.
Police say they found the grenade in the home of Tun Myint Oo, who refused to leave a village he helped resettle with non-Muslims after it was cleared of Rohingya last year.
Monday's court decision to charge two Reuters reporters is a clear sign that press freedom in Myanmar is dangerously on the wane. The free press has been warned.
The Irrawaddy spoke with DICA Director U Aung Naing Oo about the main changes in store under the new law, foreign investment prospects and the business landscape heading forward.