The Irrawaddy discusses issues surrounding the Border Guard Force and the complex challenge of transforming armed groups into legitimate enterprises.
After 70 years of lobbying, the British colonial authorities in 1929 finally moved the bodies from a cemetery within the sacred Shwedagon Pagoda compound.
The National League for Democracy is set to use its powers under the military-drafted Constitution to enforce its chief ministers on states and regions.
Health workers and key government figures are first in the queue for two doses of the coronavirus jab.
Hotel development considered ‘one of the greatest threats’ to the stupas, pagodas and temples within the Bagan property zone.
The military says it wants to be convinced the general election was free from voter fraud before the new parliament convenes.
It is the second time this month Rohingya migrants from Rakhine have been caught entering the region.
After years of disagreements over compensation and violence against peaceful protests, a deal has reportedly been agreed with Wanbao to relocate Sagaing villagers.
Six years on, there has been no justice for two young Kachin teachers who were raped and murdered in Shan State.
The authorities are trying to provide Yangon with a reliable power supply to sustain economic growth.
The Tatmadaw and the USDP have been banging this drum since before voters went to the polls, ignoring their landslide loss to the National League for Democracy.
Japan Myanmar Association plays a private institutional role to promote private sector investment between the two countries.
Yoma Central strikers say they are not being paid their wages or social-security allowances.
The government began the process of naming Mrauk-U as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2019 only for the historic capital to be damaged in fighting with the Arakan Army.
More than 12,000 displaced Rakhine villagers say they are ready to return to their homes but are demanding protection and troop withdrawals.