Development organizations say that the project would improve the students’ educational experience, but that a change of mindset is necessary for Arakanese to accept it.
The NLD says it asked China, Myanmar's largest investor, to take local concerns into account and create local jobs when planning and carrying out projects in the country.
At a meeting in Laiza, signatories and non-signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement discussed how all groups could participate in the country’s peace deal.
Minister failed to spell out how administration plans to tackle the country’s political and economic problems, they claim.
Already wielding considerable political power under the Constitution, and with the NLD making itself more unpopular by the day, why would it?
Some 10,000 locals walking down the main road of Namhkam Township demanding the release of Nang Mo Hom, who was abducted by the TNLA last month.
A USDP spokesperson has said recent political difficulties may lead to another military coup, and the NLD must act to avert it.
Citing a lack of progress in democracy, federalism and rights for ethnic minorities, leaders of Myanmar’s ethnic armed groups said they cannot promise they won’t leave the Unio
Despite the president’s call for officials to value their work, independent media face a bleak outlook as they confront heavily subsidized state counterparts and hostility toward
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
The TNLA last month took a Shan civilian away at gunpoint and put her on trial for obstructing troops. The govt and civil society groups call for her immediate release.
The military-aligned opposition party said the "national interest" was at the top of its agenda and pledged to prevent any "territorial loss” or "bullying from foreign countries.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the verdict given in the case of the Reuters reporters Ko Wa Lone and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo and their sentencing to seven years’ imprisonment.
Lawmakers to make decision next week after this week’s briefing by int’l cooperation minister
Organization accuses woman of informing on two of its soldiers; incident has stoked conflict between Shan, Ta’ang communities