Military and former ruling party MPs have rejected NLD attempts to limit the armed forces’ extensive political powers during three days of constitutional debates.
Following in the footsteps of some of Myanmar’s most powerful leaders, Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing has placed the ornamental umbrella, or ‘Hti’, at an ancient Bagan pagoda.
The Kachin State parliament has approved the US$22.4-million Kanpiketi Business Park on the China-Myanmar border as part of Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative.
A high-ranking official with the former ruling party has donated an apartment, expenses paid, for a group of Myanmar nationalists to use as an office.
Facebook user Yex Nang Song Nyi Nyi offers a glimpse into a mysterious park in Wa Special Region, where children can explore retired aircraft.
Ethnic parties say the Election Commission has ignored their concerns over a proposed legal change that would make it easier for Burmese workers to vote in ethnic states.
The Yangon Photo Festival awards have honored photographers who brought attention to the poor and forgotten across Myanmar.
The United Wa State Army’s new chopper is strictly for ‘personal and leisure’ use, the rebel group’s spokesman told The Irrawaddy.
The Prisons Department says it is working to educate inmates about COVID-19 and prevent the virus from spreading inside prisons.
The new Myanmar Project Bank is a publicly-accessible online database to provide key data and transparent information on sustainable development projects.
With the help of the UNHCR, the wife and children of the leader of the Arakan Army will be resettled in Switzerland from Thailand.
A military MP received a warning from the Myanmar Parliament Speaker after angrily complaining about the accidental omission of one of the military’s amendment proposals.
Professor William Schabas, who defended Myanmar at the International Court of Justice against genocide charges, will deliver a lecture at Yangon University on March 5.
The Karen National Union denounced a Tatmadaw general’s claim that they are taking the “narrow view” of the military’s project to expand a road in Karen State.
Ayeyarwady police have arrested a Labutta restaurant owner after a 13-year-old employee was allegedly doused in fuel and set on fire.