On this day in 1921, Prince Myingun, who tried take down both the royal court and British rule over Burma, died in Vietnam.
On this day in 1946, Galon U Saw survived an assassination attempt that would lead him, less than a year later, to assassinate General Aung San and his ministers.
Military MPs, parliamentary allies propose charter changes that would allow the NDSC, which is already dominated by generals, to push for parliamentary dissolution.
The Myanmar government’s peace negotiation team says ethnic armed groups must ask permission before contacting any international actors, citing concerns about misuse of funds.
TNLA, AA, MNDAA say truce extension aimed at facilitating peace talks; observers say move gives them a political edge.
A former army captain has demanded freedom of speech and for generals to obey the government after being jailed in Yangon for speaking out.
In the NLD’s latest legal action against a critic, the ruling party’s office in Maubin Township hits cartoonist ‘Ahtee’ with a defamation lawsuit under Article 66(d).
Irrawaddy Region farmers have been jailed for working on land that was seized from them in 1999 but left unused.
This week, The Irrawaddy takes the pulse of Myanmar’s democracy, religious freedom and the military’s role in it all, with analyst U Maung Maung Soe and columnist Ko Wa.
Remand for detained chief of Burma Pharmaceutical Industry in Yangon extended to Oct. 2.
A Rakhine State MP has called for an inquiry into the spiraling number of civilian deaths during clashes between govt troops and the Arakan Army.
China is screening pro-Chinese movies along the route of the proposed oil and gas pipelines to Kyaukphyu in Rakhine State.
Chin State residents said a government plan to build a statue of General Aung San is wrong as long as ethnic conflict continues.
Yangon’s planning bill for the next fiscal year prompts questions among some lawmakers about the details of the plans.
Yangon’s Wathann Film Festival continues to attract an ever-higher caliber of talent as Myanmar’s independent film industry grows.