Former BBC journalist Christopher Gunness looks back at his reporting on the 1988 uprising and the events leading up to it.
23 The News For 23 September 2018
Cloth bags with ethnic patterns are becoming popular with foreign and local women
Amara Khit’s hand-woven goods blend the old and the new
The Irrawaddy picks 10 interesting events, ranging from concerts to talks with mountaineers to art shows, happening in Yangon this week.
Traditional farming methods and ways of life are being threatened by imaginary borders across the eastern part of Nagaland State in India and the western part of Myanmar.
Converted old theatre is delightful setting for legendary restaurant’s mostly organic Western menu
A slow but definite dissent is brewing against both New Delhi and Naypyitaw in the remote Naga hills.
A rehab center in Yangon seeks to support drug users throughout their recovery and beyond.
Good eats,funky drinks and funky pubs make for a surprisingly fun night out
At a meeting in Ngapali last weekend, government officials and business owners debated the beach's fall from grace. Some blame unchecked development by the rich and powerful.
Local rock star Kyar Pauk showcases his art at his first solo exhibition.
Will a planned bridge spell the end for Dala Township’s ferry captains?
Popular tourist spot offers a wealth of things to do … or just a nice place to chill
Film festival event celebrates LGBT community and encourages a safe environment, acceptance and empowerment.
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