Many in Myanmar still believe that a man will lose his "hpone," or spiritual power, if his clothes are washed with a woman's sarong. Htein Lin wants them to reconsider.
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The Irrawaddy looks back at the major developments in the case since the pair was arrested on Dec. 12.
The Irrawaddy looks back at the major developments in the case since they were arrested on Dec. 12.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday. Myanmar people will remember him for his involvement in addressing the crisis in Rakhine State.
Cloth bags with ethnic patterns are becoming popular with foreign and local women
The Irrawaddy offers readers a collection of its stories on the five-day conference, which wrapped up in Naypyitaw on Monday.
The numbers “show that more women are becoming interested in the peace process and that women have the capacity to do so,” said Mi Kun Chan Non.
"If they're Bengali," one soldier assured his friends, "they'll be killed."
The Irrawaddy sent reporters to the India-Myanmar border. We share these photos of the region’s cultural diversity and economic vibrancy.
The Irrawaddy presents a decade of commentary and opinion on Myanmar’s controversial charter and the various efforts to change it
In these beleaguered times for journalism, The Irrawaddy will continue battling for a free press.
The Irrawaddy looks back at the major developments in the case of Reuters reporters Ko Wa Lone and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo since their arrest on Dec. 12.
The bloody events of March 1988 set the stage for the uprising in August of that year and, ultimately, for Myanmar’s political course over the next three decades. Here is a detailed
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Local Committee Defuses Border Row Between Muse Residents, Chinese Villagers
UK Foreign Secretary Hunt Gets Rare Cold Shoulder From Commander-in-Chief
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USDP Official in Sagaing Faces Defamation Suit over Rohingya Aid Claims
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Ethnic Mro Murdered in Maungdaw, N. Rakhine
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Lawmakers Call for End to Disciplinary Transfers of Corrupt, Incompetent Officials