Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has invited her Chinese counterpart to meet in Naypyitaw before she leaves to contest the genocide case against Myanmar in The Hague.
Unknown attackers threw a defective grenade at the home of a lawmaker in Sagaing Region, in what may be retaliation for raising the issue of Indian militants in the area.
Myanmar Parliament will be able to vote on legislation to amend the Constitution before its current term ends, Speaker says.
Myanmar’s Anti-Corruption Commission has sued an agriculture official in Mon State for demanding bribes from farmers attempting to regain farmland abandoned by the military.
The Irrawaddy speaks with union lawyer U Htay and union federation spokesperson Daw Phyo Sandar Soe on workers’ rights and developing Myanmar’s social security system.
Union Parliament Speaker cautions military, USDP lawmakers over ‘insulting’ remarks on charter-change bill, removes their comments from parliamentary record.
The Arakan Army has again proposed a prisoner exchange, offering to free recently detained soldiers if the military and government release detained Rakhine civilians.
NLD Vice Chairman Dr. Zaw Myint Maung, also the chief minister of Mandalay, has been diagnosed with leukemia and continues to receive treatment in Bangkok.
President U Win Myint invites military leaders, state/regional chief ministers and Union-level officials to discuss ICJ prosecution, other issues at meeting in Naypyitaw.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says she hopes to see peace achieved in her lifetime during visit to Shan State’s capital.
Ethnic parties say UEC’s plan to allow workers to vote in their place of employment after just 90 days of residence will hurt the parties’ chances at the ballot box.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is scheduled to join a Buddhist donation ceremony this week hosted by the Pa-O National Organization, a former ethnic armed group.
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 Myanmar government has announced plans to form a single ministry to handle economic programs as well as plans to support private sector growth.