Sixty administrators in a single township in Rakhine have resigned out of fear of being caught up in the conflict between the Arakan Army and the Myanmar military.
In an apparent bid to retain his influence after he retires, military chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing has handed out key promotions to a number of younger officers.
Media and legal sources tell The Irrawaddy why the government is wrong to prosecute journalists for speaking to the Arakan Army.
Myanmar’s military says it is ready to attack two Kachin State towns unless the Arakan Army is forced to leave.
Spraying disinfectant at religious sites and donating supplies to religious leaders across Myanmar, the military pledged to cooperate with the government to tackle COVID-19.
Since January, fighting between the Arakan Army and Myanmar’s military has intensified dramatically, killing hundreds as Myanmar focuses attention on the threat of COVID-19.
Facebook user Yex Nang Song Nyi Nyi offers a glimpse into a mysterious park in Wa Special Region, where children can explore retired aircraft.
Like the NLD, the USDP once tried to amend the charter, launching its bid in Parliament in 2013. What are the key differences between the two parties’ approaches?
Freedom of expression advocates at Athan have demanded that Myanmar’s military drop all lawsuits against critics and respect media rights.
On this day in 1941, Gen. Aung San led the 30 Comrades in establishing the Burma Independence Army, which would throw off colonial and fascist rule.
Canada and the Netherlands issue statement urging all signatories to UN Genocide Convention to support The Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the World Court.
After showcasing its light arms at a Thai weapons trade show, Myanmar’s military says it has the potential to raise cash from international sales.
Civil society groups are calling attention to the increasing number of cases filed by the Myanmar military against civilians for speaking about constitutional amendments.
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.