Responding to international efforts to prosecute Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis, government spokesman says country’s image ‘severely damaged’.
Civil society groups are calling attention to the increasing number of cases filed by the Myanmar military against civilians for speaking about constitutional amendments.
Myanmar’s Union Election Commission has told 20 opposition parties they face dissolution if they repeat claims about foreign interference in the 2020 general election.
The deputy minister for electricity says the government is boosting supplies to ensure that power cuts are consigned to history.
Arakan Army says its forces killed a Myanmar military battalion commander and six soldiers in a mine attack; Myanmar military denies attack occurred.
International Criminal Court agrees to investigate whether the actions that drove 700,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh amount to a crime against humanity.
A Rakhine State court has thrown out drug charges against the chairman of Arakan Rakkhita Group, U Ba Aye, after almost 400,000 yaba pills were found at his farm.
The Irrawaddy English editor Kyaw Zwa Moe wins the National Literature Award for his volume of articles on Myanmar’s political changes and life as a political prisoner.
Teacher, monk among civilians injured in Kutkai as violence between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army and the Myanmar military continues.
The Myanmar government has announced plans to form a single ministry to handle economic programs as well as plans to support private sector growth.
Italy-based ENI Co. and local partner outline oil exploration plans in eight townships to Mandalay regional parliament; public consultations due to begin this month.
After years of hardship in camps, thousands of war refugees want a guarantee of peace before going home, as they don’t want to become IDPs again.
Violence between Myanmar military, Ta’ang National Liberation Army in Shan State stops traffic, damages a school in Kutkai, where the TNLA says the military used tanks.
Myanmar military says it won’t ‘negotiate with terrorists’, declines AA’s offer to swap detained security personnel for suspected AA associates now in military custody.
Union Parliament agrees to discuss proposal condemning AA’s abduction of ethnic Chin lawmaker U Whei Tin of the NLD and calling for his release.