Politicians, Kachin activists, environmentalists join displaced villagers in taking a stand against the BRI project on the Irrawaddy River.
"The Tatmadaw is focusing its efforts on peace and stability and would like to urge the parties to join hands,” Snr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing told political party leaders in Naypyita
During meetings with Ambassador Hong Liang, Kachin leaders felt he pressured them on westerns relations and Belt and Road Initiative projects.
A look back on the most popular stories published by The Irrawaddy during 2018.
Development organizations say that the project would improve the students’ educational experience, but that a change of mindset is necessary for Arakanese to accept it.
Military backed party and its allies say establishment of new panel will lead to ‘foreign intervention’
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s government must stay the course on its policy of encouraging interfaith dialogue while suppressing Buddhist nationalism.
Police say they found the grenade in the home of Tun Myint Oo, who refused to leave a village he helped resettle with non-Muslims after it was cleared of Rohingya last year.
Use of Burmese prefixes on national identity cards is a sore point for minority people