Reporters arrive in capital of restive state ahead of visit to northern parts.
The Irrawaddy signs agreement with Norwegian embassy to give women a stronger voice in Myanmar.
After decades of studying and practicing, Su Zar Zar hopes to preserve the musical tradition she became enamored with as a child.
A series of cartoons by The Irrawaddy from 2014 to 2017 reflect media milestones and hardships.
Military visit to neighbor suggests rejuvenation of old ties.
Journalists file a complaint with the police against the intrusion.
Accounts belonging to Myanmar traders in Yunnan Province are closed in Chinese authorities’ crackdown on gambling, money laundering and illegal trade.
With Daw Aung San Suu Kyi now 72, she likely feels that there is not an extraordinary amount of time left for her to achieve her goals for Myanmar.
An event in Yangon marks the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Ma May Sabe Phyu shares her ambitions for a more equal Myanmar on the eve of her sabbatical in the US.
The Irrawaddy revisits its analysis of the UN’s failed missions in Myanmar after the departure of its top official in the country last week.
A member of the humanitarian group Free Burma Rangers reports on a recent trip to Mosul, Iraq.
Ruling party refuses Sagaing lawmaker permission to quiz government over plans to repeal or amend controversial Article 66(d) in Parliament.
On the anniversary of the reignition of the Kachin conflict in June 2011, The Irrawaddy traces the progression of military engagements and failed politics over the period.
Indawgyi Lake supports the livelihoods of thousands of people and is also home to a great diversity of water birds, fish and endangered species.