Businesses rush to break ground after the govt announces it will seize some 1.3 million acres of unused land.
25 The News For 25 July 2017
The parties discuss resettlement and schooling for those still displaced due to ongoing clashes in Kachin State in the first meeting between the two sides.
The notorious monk remains defiant in the face of a govt order to remove Ma Ba Tha signboards.
China has been strengthening its defenses along its border with North Korea, says report.
As the Green Season campaign for Myanmar’s low-traffic tourist season takes off, the number of foreign visitors to places like Bagan has increased.
A rock battle, book sale, classical music concert, career expo, and art exhibitions – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy discusses Myanmar’s civil-military relations with the executive director of the Tagaung Institute of Political Studies.
The police officers were reportedly returning from clearance operations in Buthidaung Township when their vessel capsized in a river.
Editorial & Opinion
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The effort is seen as a counter to China’s influence, writes Aung Zaw.
Matthew J Walton muses on the effects of misleading narratives of the independence era.
The controversy surrounding U Phyo Min Thein’s comments is the latest reminder that civil-military relations in Myanmar remain sensitive.
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