The Sittwe District Court sentenced prominent ethnic Arakanese politician U Aye Maung and author Ko Wai Hin Aung for encouraging people to support a rebel group.
The Ta’ang group, an ally of the Arakan Army, warns Tatmadaw to stop targeting Arakanese civilians
In this first edition of The Irrawaddy’s destination guide series we visit the deep south, the seaside scenes of Myanmar’s lower leg of Tanintharyi Region, Mon and Karen states
The president has nominated the region's minister of natural resources and environmental conservation to replace Daw Lei Lei Maw, who was arrested on corruption charges.
At opening of Myawaddy-Mae Sot bridge, State Counselor hails close ties and vows to continue working to boost connectivity with Thailand
NLD lawmaker describes proposal to Constitutional amendment committee as ‘unrealistic’
Residents of the Rakhine State township say soldiers driving through town on Monday night opened fired unprovoked. The military claims it was attacked by the Arakan Army.
The military announced a court comprising a major-general and two colonels will “further scrutinize and confirm” events that took place in northern Rakhine in August 2017.
We present a roundup of The Irrawaddy’s recent coverage of the NLD’s efforts to kick-start constitutional reform, and the forces arrayed against it.
The ruling party may be able to chip away at the military's proxies and business interests. But tinkering with its constitutional privileges may prove a step too far.
An investment fair held in Yangon over the weekend saw MoUs signed for four major projects—in power, agriculture, housing and hotels—for one of the country’s poorest states.
President’s Office reaches out to initiate talks on statue of Gen. Aung San, which has upset many in Loikaw
A woman was injured and a historic pagoda was damaged by artillery fire in Mrauk-U during fighting between the Myanmar military and rebels, a community elder and an official said.
On March 17, 1970, the crew of the US Apollo 12 lunar mission visited Yangon. They brought with them some rocks from the Moon’s surface, and some lofty words about peace.
The Irrawaddy discusses the Anti-Corruption Commission's recent case against Tanintharyi Region Chief Minister Daw Lei Lei Maw, its limits and its potential.