China Railway Eryuan Engineering pitches 38km rail project, which the company would fund, to Yangon regional lawmakers
Amid predictions that the trial will soon conclude, the suspected murder mastermind remains at large while the chief of security at the scene of the crime has yet to testify in cou
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
In this pre-election year, defenders of democracy must remain vigilant against any development that could disrupt preparations for the 2020 vote.
A look back on the most popular stories published by The Irrawaddy during 2018.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
In Yangon for Christmas or the New Year? Sedona Hotel has special festive dining options to indulge in with loved ones and events sure to get you in the holiday celebration mood.
Participants in candlelight vigil denounce arrests as a ‘national disgrace’, condemn government’s failure to release pair
Athan founder Maung Saung Kha has won the Human Rights Tulip award from the Netherlands, becoming the first person bestowed with the honor in the country.
As communities around the world hold events to mark Human Rights Day, The Irrawaddy revisits an article about the ill-fated student uprising of 1991 known as 10-D.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the souring relationship between Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the press, including her controversial remarks about social media.
History suggests U Pe Myint’s assurances that state media will transparently report on the government’s activities are not to be believed.
The reclusive former strongman continues to see a political role for himself and the military, which still takes cues from him.
As the 103rd anniversary of Ludu Daw Amar’s birth was yesterday, The Irrawaddy revisits this story from October 2002 about the journalist’s life.
The views expressed by the State Counselor and President at a Press Council function play into the hands of those who would seek to muzzle or discredit journalists