KIO vice chair Gen. Gun Maw denies China pressuring his group to join NCA, but says gov’t refusing to allow IDPs to go home until it signs; he urges gov’t, China to hold public
Attack on police van in Maungdaw is third such incident by Rohingya insurgents this year.
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.
Union gov’t to be represented by 8 officials including labor minister, Peace Commission vice chair and President’s Office spokesman; Tatmadaw undecided on whether it will send
When Ko Myint Thein Htun went into the family cotton weaving business by a twist of fate some 20 years ago, he had no idea he would spark a new cottage industry.
The Tibetan spiritual leader was admitted to hospital in New Delhi and is said to be in a stable condition.
Success of country’s pop culture, along with direct flights and increased visa issuance contribute to growth
The Irrawaddy spoke with Eddie Rich of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative about the global project's goals and Myanmar's progress toward reaching them.
Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailing firm, Grab, said it is to train its millions of drivers to spot victims of human trafficking in one of the world's worst hit regions.
Vice President Henry Van Thio vowed to ensure that women make up 30 percent of the participants in every sector during an event marking International Women's Day on Friday.
“Dropping the cases is just a part of it. The root cause of this is the forced installation of the statue against the will of the people," said Khun A Than, one of the protesters
Modi, who faces a general election by May, said he had given security forces a free hand to avenge last week's killings, the deadliest attack on security forces in decades.
A Tanintharyi Region court fined the Tanintharyi Journal 500,000 kyats on Monday for an article it published more than a year ago that offended the local chief minister.
Mandalay Watch brand of quality timepieces finds success online and plans to expand