Northern Chin State’s natural environment is at threat from mineral mining, infrastructure development, and climate change. By Edith Mirante
The shelter’s residents tend to farmland and rear livestock, but their produce is shunned at local markets due to stigma around the disease.
‘I have never experienced this kind of cold in my life. It seems very long when I wait for the day to break,’ says Kawt Mai, one of the IDPs.
For most of the families who labor in brickworks the meager wages and the high cost of food mean that every member has to work.
More than 500 works of art by Burmese women will be on display in the Myanmar Ladies Art Exhibition at the Yangon Gallery.
Recent returnees to Rangoon believed they could start new lives under an NLD-led government but their homecoming hasn’t played out as they hoped.
Irrawaddy photographer Pyay Kyaw travels to Siangsawn village in the mountains of Tedim Township, home to the Pau Cin Hau faith.
The Irrawaddy hits the trail with the US democratic candidate for President at a rally on Saturday in Pembroke Pines Florida.
Tourists hoping to take in Chin State’s natural beauty face obstacles during the rainy season.
The American actress is the most prominent face in one of Asia’s major competitive film festivals and Japan’s biggest, which began on Tuesday.
A home for hundreds of animal species, the national park in Rangoon’s Mingaladon Township marked its twenty-seventh year on Friday.
Burma Army officers tell displaced ethnic Karen staying in a monastery to return to their villages as daily fighting continues in the Mae Tha Waw area.
The once crime-ridden border town recently hosted a milestone in Burma’s peace process, while efforts are underway to revive the area and establish universities.