This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the forced closure of a temporary Islamic prayer site in Yangon by a crowd of Buddhist nationalists.
On this day in 1947, a British naval officer presented Gen. Aung San with the Mayu, which would go on to serve Myanmar for 32 years.
The country is only halfway toward the goal of full democracy that was envisioned in 1988.
After police arrested one man suspected of having connections to bombings in Sri Lanka, the Myanmar President’s Office says the real suspect is not in Myanmar.
President U Win Myint had strong words for government officials and public servants on the need to shake off old habits in order to make reforms at every level in Myanmar.
Displaced people at increased risk as Army, EAOs build up forces near the camps along the Thai border, advocacy groups say.
Panelists at the German-Myanmar Industry 4.0 conference said the country can leap into “Industry 4.0” with improved electricity and education.
Two people said to be responsible for running the syndicate which caused members to lose over $6.5 million have been arrested.
U Thawbita is facing more charges for his Facebook posts insulting the military and the commander-in-chief.
Tatmadaw says he collected funds for RCSS, SSPP; residents of village say he had no choice
Rural Development Dept, Ministry of Energy to supply off-grid villages in 5 regions under National Electrification Project
On this day 160 years ago, King Mindon moved the royal capital from Amarapura to Mandalay.
The man was arrested on Thursday afternoon while trying to renew his visa in Yangon.
Farmer dies while working in his field in Namtu Township; many rice fields in the area are idle this growing season as villagers fear the explosive devices.
The Sri Lankan man entered Myanmar in January 2018 and has not been recorded leaving the country since.