Ministry officials look into whether trustees of some famous pagodas have breached rules or stayed on after expired terms.
More than 30 years ago, Ne Win’s junta removed Gen Aung San’s name from his own tomb. But the architects who built it kept a card up their sleeves.
Exhibition in Yangon dedicates works on Martyrs’ Day to famous leader.
Sirboni Furnishings hopes to boost local sales of its sustainable designs.
Myanmar painter Than Htay shows his new exhibition in Yangon.
After decades of studying and practicing, Su Zar Zar hopes to preserve the musical tradition she became enamored with as a child.
Celebrate French National Day, listen to jazz, and watch lethwei matches—all in Yangon this week.
The Irrawaddy revisits this article from April 2014, after a Myanmar designer finds success in New York and returns home.
A Myanmar artist travels to France to share everyday stories of children he has met around the country.
Celebrate International Chocolate Day, listen to reggae, and paint for charity—all in Yangon this week.
Khu Mee Reh, who makes and plays traditional bamboo guitars called a kaloe, says he is willing to teach others his trade, but there is no interest.
The draft report and draft management plan needed for Bagan’s nomination will be submitted in September and UNESCO officials will visit the site in 2018.
Burmese Python middleweight rematch, Myanmar Women’s Day, live music and a techno boat party – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Matt Grace reviews developments in the arts in Myanmar.
Artists, sculptors, installation artists and photographers showcase work that reflects on political changes in Myanmar over the past decade.