The Irrawaddy provides an overview of key events in the Myanmar government’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
The ICJ said Myanmar had submitted its first report on steps to protect Rohingya, in compliance with a court order as part of Gambia’s genocide case against the country.
The rebel group and Myanmar military are both accused of detaining and beating civilians in Chin State’s Paletwa Township.
Parliament has approved an IMF loan package worth US$700 million to meet budget shortfalls as the government boosts spending to curb the economic impact of COVID-19.
COVID-19 restrictions make bidding impossible for 30 solar power plants across Myanmar, according to interested firms.
A committee of engineers says the partial collapse of the Yangon Nursing University in mid-May was caused by design flaws.
Yangon's controversial regional budget is due to be discussed next week after parliamentarians are tested for COVID-19.
Serge Pun says megaprojects under China’s Belt and Road Initiative are crucial to Myanmar’s recovery from COVID-19 as they can create employment.
A Mandalay government employee – allegedly at the request of chief minister Dr. Zaw Myint Maung – has used the Telecommunications Act to counter Facebook allegations.
Dr. Myint Myint Sein was discharged from the hospital Monday, six weeks after she risked her own health in an attempt to save a coronavirus patient in early April.
Two ethnic Kuki men were shot in Sagaing’s Homalin Township on Saturday by gunmen who locals say belong to the Shanni Nationalities Army.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
This week Myanmar saw major pledges from the World Bank and Alibaba as the government promised COVID-19 relief will reach businesses beyond Yangon.
Tests at the Myawaddy-Mae Sot border gate are intended to prevent the spread of imported coronavirus cases in the country.
Kyauktalone camp in Rakhine’s Kyaukphyu houses Rohingya who were displaced following sectarian violence in 2012.