The 2019 Schuman Awards went to jailed Kachin community leader Daw Nang Pu, aid worker U Aung Kyaw Moe and lawyer U Robert Sann Aung.
The Irrawaddy charts the fluctuations in Myanmar's key economic and social indicators—GDP, FDI, current account, trade volume and inflation, as well as rankings in corruption, press
“I firmly believe that when we achieve peace throughout the country, we can see the development of our states and regions in a short time,” U Win Myint said.
Will the military abide by U Than Shwe’s pledge to allow reform after ‘a few years’ of the party’s rule?
Following reports that Arakan Army soldiers are hiding among villagers in northern Rakhine, instructions have come from the Rakhine government to carry out household checks.
In one of Myanmar’s most troubled and impoverished states, the government is desperately seeking investments in agriculture, infrastructure, tourism and SME development.
The ceremony went ahead despite written and spoken warnings against the continuation of the school project which is initiated by a nationalist monk notorious for his hate speech.
China Railway Eryuan Engineering pitches 38km rail project, which the company would fund, to Yangon regional lawmakers
Amid predictions that the trial will soon conclude, the suspected murder mastermind remains at large while the chief of security at the scene of the crime has yet to testify in cou
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
In this pre-election year, defenders of democracy must remain vigilant against any development that could disrupt preparations for the 2020 vote.
A look back on the most popular stories published by The Irrawaddy during 2018.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
In Yangon for Christmas or the New Year? Sedona Hotel has special festive dining options to indulge in with loved ones and events sure to get you in the holiday celebration mood.
Participants in candlelight vigil denounce arrests as a ‘national disgrace’, condemn government’s failure to release pair