Ruling party lawmaker set to ask Parliament to form joint committee to consider changes to military-drafted charter
The ruling party and its main opponent in the March 31 poll will contest all six open seats on the Yangon City Development Committee's executive board and 32 of 33 townships.
With a verdict due soon for the prominent lawyer's accused assassins, The Irrawaddy reviews the most controversial moments of Myanmar's most high-profile case in recent history.
Educational activities will be the museum’s focus as it marks 110th anniversary of former UN chief’s birth this year.
Second petition this month urges SSPP, RCSS to end armed territorial dispute in Hsipaw Township
Asian tourist numbers, buoyed by relaxed visa stipulations, made up for the large drop in western tourists visiting Myanmar in 2018, while the total number of visitors was up from
The ceremony went ahead despite written and spoken warnings against the continuation of the school project which is initiated by a nationalist monk notorious for his hate speech.
Growing problems with drug, arms smuggling and human trafficking require a dedicated force, minister says
The attendance of an estimated 2,000 people at Thakin Mya Park was a sign of change in a predominantly Buddhist country where traditionalism is strong and homosexuality is a crime.
It accuses armed groups of using Tatmadaw’s unilateral truce to attack each other and gov’t troops, instead of negotiating
Report calls for release of political prisoners, says gov’t rhetoric has ‘exacerbated tensions’ with Arakanese
A member of Myanmar’s border guard police force who had become “lost while on duty” on Tuesday, was found “drunk” and wandering “aimlessly” in Bangladesh on Thursday.
Daw Lei Lei Maw says she would welcome an official probe into nepotism allegations.
Over 40 percent of Myanmar’s national debt of $10 billion is owed to China, the lender which also charges the highest interest rates.
New restrictions on aid activities in the area affect pre-existing programs which had been giving vital healthcare, water, education and emergency services to those in need.