March 23 also marks the 43rd anniversary of a student protest against the BSPP government inspired by the centenary of Thakhin Kodaw Hmaing’s birth.
Seven local women nominated and four nominated at event, which honors SE Asian women with notable achievement in a range of fields
Soldiers entered Say Taung and fired indiscriminately, while other troops fired on anyone attempting to flee, they say
Shipping through a third country, teak kingpins work in parallel with the State’s Myanmar Timber Enterprise to get illicit teak to Europe in violation of EU timber regulations.
‘Pretty words are not enough,’ SSPP spokesman says, but adds that his group will consider the proposal; TNLA scoffs at truce idea.
On this day in 1956, seventh-grader Harry Tan was shot dead by police in the country’s first of many brutal crackdowns on student protests in post-independence Myanmar.
Kachin, Shan women who escaped sexual slavery give harrowing accounts of being duped, raped and forced to bear children.
From delta beaches, across Myanmar’s biggest metropolis to the misty Bago mountains, the second destination guide in this series covers Irrawaddy, Yangon and Bago regions.
Gov’t officials question AA representatives about viral statement as NRPC meets with non-signatories to NCA in Naypyitaw.
U Myint Maung, the region's minister of natural resources and environmental conservation, was approved during an emergency session of the local legislature with no objections.
This day 46 years ago saw the death of the most important promoter of Myanmar literature of the century and the first Burmese principal at Rangoon University, U Pe Maung Tin.
Company sought to extract minerals in nation’s largest protected wilderness area in Putao Township
A statement from the President's Office gave no reason for the resignations, but many see a link to the same corruption investigation that has ensnared the chief minister.
The Irrawaddy spoke with Eddie Rich of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative about the global project's goals and Myanmar's progress toward reaching them.
The party says it has formed a nine-member commission to visit the conflict areas and will send its findings to government and military leaders.