Deputy commander meets with commissioners; panel chief vows evidence-based probe.
Three detained murder suspects were released before any charges could be brought against them, after a Yangon court accepted an appeal from the victim’s family to settle the case
Bans draw mixed responses; gov’t insists it had no part in the decision and looks to dispel any misunderstanding that could harm national reconciliation.
The late US senator’s support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi saw him banned from the country for 15 years; he later clashed with her government over the Rohingya.
Ex-ministers and former generals U Soe Maung and U Lun Maung have applied to the Union Election Commission to form the “National Political Party.”
In leading the government's Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, the late UN secretary-general helped win rare international praise for Myanmar in the wake of the Rohingya crisis.
Many in legal community say if the Aung Yell Htwe case is allowed to proceed, the probe needs to go back to square one.
The party first tried to register in late 2017 but was denied due to complaints about the name, which referenced the 8888 Uprising, being deemed controversial.
The bill, now working its way through Parliament, would reserve the country's casinos for foreigners only.
The Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee donated more than 400 million kyats to Myanmar flood victims through the National Reconciliation and Peace Center.
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.
Andrew Ong makes the case for the international community to reach out to the UWSA and build trust.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Finding a way out of the protracted deadlock over the Constitution will require a level of leadership and political will that has so far been absent.
Eighty lawmakers have signed up to debate the controversial bill to amend the law. Critics warn that the changes would further stifle the freedom of expression.