Burma Army chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing describes the demands of some ethnic armed groups as ‘far beyond the federal system.’
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the misappropriation of regional development funds under the former government and the lack of legal action. By The Irrawaddy
Former KNPP vice chairman Khu Oo Reh—also the head of the UNFC’s peace negotiation team—is elected to the permanent central committee.
The state counselor’s dog Taichito has become a local celebrity since being gifted by her son years ago.
Nelly and Soulja Boy, virtual reality art, and a festival of guitars—all in Rangoon this week.
Brig-Gen Aung Win Oo has already taken over the responsibilities of predecessor Maj-Gen Zaw Min, who is on a four-month paid leave before his retirement.
The premature death of renowned Rangoon sniffer dog Michael has moved grieving citizens to launch a charity for Burma’s working dogs.
Life is slowly improving in a center once known as ‘the child prison’, but much more needs to be done to help its young people to re-enter society.
Police are hunting for the team behind an adult movie released on social media last week, but it is unclear what laws they would use to convict.
A military officer, a soldier, and two businessmen are found with a stash of stimulants valued at 880 million kyats.
Letter signed by 23 international groups calls on overseas governments to urge Burma to accept UN mandate.
Cash and personal documents are missing after thieves broke into a government office over Thingyan break.
MP U Than Naing Oo calls for clearer laws on illegal gambling machines and for owners of illicit ‘game centers’ to be held accountable.
Northern Chin State’s natural environment is at threat from mineral mining, infrastructure development, and climate change. By Edith Mirante
U Aung Htoo leaves his post as Burma’s ambassador to Indonesia to become the eleventh deputy minister appointed under the NLD government.