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.
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
The former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran unsuccessfully for president as a self-styled maverick in 2008 and a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, is 81.
How communists played a shadowy role in Myanmar's 1988 pro-democracy uprising.
The draft National Register of Citizens is expected to list Indian citizens residing in Assam and, in the process, find a solution to the citizenship issue plaguing the state.
Failure to heed feelings of local communities could erode support for NLD, analysts warn
Party leadership says women must build up their skills first.
Facebook admits data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies including Huawei, which has come under scrutiny from US intelligence agencies on security concerns.
Legislation calls for sanctions on more military leaders over human rights abuses in Rakhine State and encourages reform of the country's murky gemstone industry.
The Irrawaddy discusses achievements and challenges in that time with two veterans of the student and pro-democracy movements.
While Myanmar seeks to diversify its military suppliers, it will continue to seek diplomatic cover first and foremost from China.
With the Rakhine crisis strengthening China's hand and limiting Western influence here, the government must plot a new strategic course.
After visit to Rakhine, they urge government to take responsibility for Rohingya crisis and tackle discrimination, poverty
A US delegation traveled to troubled Rakhine State to observe the reality on the ground and seek a local perspective.