This destination guide covers Rakhine and Chin states among the hills of which the most unique cultural traditions and monumental temples of can be found.
26 The News For 26 March 2019
The 1946 conference has been recognized as the first Panglong but is less known than the one that followed the next year.
For the third edition of our destination guides, we visit some of the country’s most famous, glorious and strange attractions in Naypyitaw and Mandalay and Sagaing regions.
The works of Rabindranath Tagore, who paid his second visit in 1924, have influenced Myanmar readers. Many were translated by famous Myanmar writers into Burmese.
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
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.
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.
At this time in 1947, a committee debated whether the frontier areas—home of Myanmar’s ethnic groups—would gain independence with the rest of Myanmar.
In this first edition of The Irrawaddy’s destination guide series we visit the deep south, the seaside scenes of Myanmar’s lower leg of Tanintharyi Region, Mon and Karen states
We present a roundup of The Irrawaddy’s recent coverage of the NLD’s efforts to kick-start constitutional reform, and the forces arrayed against it.
On March 17, 1970, the crew of the US Apollo 12 lunar mission visited Yangon. They brought with them some rocks from the Moon’s surface, and some lofty words about peace.
Thirty-one years ago today on Pyay Road in Yangon, Tada Phyu —"the white bridge" in Burmese — ran red with the blood of student protesters caught in a brutal government crackdo
On March 16, 1952, Mrs. Ba Maung Chain made history when she assumed office as Karen State minister in the Union government, becoming the country’s first woman minister.
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