A controversial proposal by the son of former dictator Than Shwe to build a hotel on 45 acres of what was once a wildlife sanctuary has been rejected.
The Myanmar conglomerate will partner with the Thai state-owned oil and gas distributor to develop about 70 filling stations across the country.
As the Constitution forbids state leaders from participating in a ruling party's campaign activities, both Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and U Win Myint are barred from electioneering.
The Thai economy is at its weakest since 2014, as public investment, exports and tourism slowed amid rising global trade tensions and political risks at home.
The Arakan Army and Myanmar military offer differing numbers of the dead and injured in ongoing clashes that broke out Sunday afternoon along the Laymyo River.
The USDP chairperson said his party will bring back a number of security laws abolished by the NLD should it win the 2020 general election.
As State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits Prague, The Irrawaddy revisits this 2010 profile of the late intellectual Minn Latt Yekhaun, one of the most influential figures in Myanmar-Czech
With lucrative mining operations funding an army that has had nearly a decade to prepare, the KNU is not afraid to fight.
Spokesman says he does not know to whom the account “@SGMinAungHLaing” belonged
If the NLD fails to take into account the importance of the role of women in government, potential for the country’s future economic and social success is at risk.
Total of 6,520 prisoners released including many drug convicts; Arakanese politician, author not included
President’s Office spokesman says project not on agenda and assures public of full transparency in negotiations over controversial dam.
As ASEAN chair, Thailand looks forward to working with regional partners to advance sustainable development.
Industry experts say incident could hurt Myanmar’s chances in increasingly competitive rice market.
Only two were among the more than 9,500 inmates freed on Wednesday.