Local people blocked from travelling to Kyaingtong or Tachilek even for medical emergencies
20 The News For 20 February 2018
Proposed amendment to protest law requires organizers to tell police ahead of time who will pay for demonstrations
Govt, agencies launch MECAP to protect elephants and their habitat, and combat trade in body parts
Martial arts, concerts, photo exhibits, comedy and more — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Parliament debates measures to increase transparency in state enterprises’ accounts
Leading developers say a proposed transaction tax cut in the coming fiscal year will help revive the struggling construction industry.
Indonesia raised flight warnings around Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island to their highest level after the volcano's biggest eruption this year.
Bangladesh says it will meet with Myanmar to discuss the repatriation of refugees trapped between the two countries. Officials in Myanmar say they know nothing about it.
Joint team says no arrests made; total haul of drugs and equipment worth nearly 10 billion kyat
The regional government has banned picking of the state flower after photos of visitors cutting branches off a Rhododendron tree drew rebuke on social media.
Majority of Myanmar people don’t think such a probe would be fair, says president’s spokesperson
Korean firm didn’t realize it had no right to sell land plots, officials say
About 1,500 locals took to the streets on Sunday to demand the death penalty for the suspect in the Feb. 13 rape and murder of a two-year-old girl.
600 acres of farmland in northern Rakhine taken over by security force
Protesters May Be Required to Identify Funding Sources
10-Year Plan Aims to Save Myanmar’s Wild Elephants from Poachers
Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week
State Companies Holding About $9 Billion in Cash
Indonesia Raises Aviation Warnings After Sumatra Volcano Emits Ash Cloud
How Walkable is Your City? Tool Aims to Make Pedestrians Safer and Happier
From Refugee to Royalty: Sierra Leone Designer Champions Ethical Fashion
Chinese Superstars Steal New Year Show With First Duet in 20 Years
47 Karenni Villages Asked to Pay $10K for Electricity Connection
US Firm Plans Beverage Packaging Plant in Rangoon
Malaysia to Release Satellite Data on Missing Jet
Participants Say They Were Tricked Into Joining USDP Rally