25 The News For 25 July 2017
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.
The Irrawaddy speaks with the columnist charged—and then released—under Article 66(d) about his arrest, self-censorship, and current writing.
More than a dozen cases reported in Yangon and Chin State.
U Sein Win’s resignation from NLD will allow him to speak with farmers more freely, he says.
Flooding sends thousands of people across the country to relief camps.
Parties giving ‘lip service’ to merger for new Mon bloc, says politician.
Editorial & Opinion
The effort is seen as a counter to China’s influence, writes Aung Zaw.Read Now
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.
Phacharaphorn Phanomvan digs into cross-border antiquities-smuggling practices.
Four Border Police Missing in Rakhine State Boating Accident
H1N1 Flu Outbreak in Myanmar Linked to One Death
Flood Victims Rise to More Than 1,000 in Irrawaddy Region
The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (July 22)
The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (July 15)
Saving Cultures in Karenni
Smooth Civil-Military Relations Should Be The Goal
Satirist Feels ‘Restraint’ After Recent Arrest
‘The NLD Can’t Restrict Me Now’
Ten Things to do in Yangon This Week (July 18 – July 24)
Yangon Furniture Store Promotes Local Craftsmanship
Artist’s Work Goes From Garbage Bins to International Shows
Two Hearts of Myanmar: A Landscape Artist’s Perspective
Will Yangon’s Secretariat be Returned to the Public?
Artists Awaken Spirit of Gen Aung San
The Amber Hub of Myitkyina
Kayah’s Disappearing Traditional Bamboo Guitars
Traditional Treats of a Karenni State Market