The Doi Tung Development Project is held up by the United Nations as a model for ending narcotic drug cultivation and improving the lives of indigenous communities.
To mark what would have been his 100th birthday today, The Irrawaddy revisits this 2013 article on the late novelist and poet Dagon Taya.
The influx of Japanese talent reshaping the K-pop industry comes at a time of rising bitter political acrimony between the two countries that has damaged diplomatic ties.
Whether art, crafts and music are your thing or you want to learn something new, the next seven days are packed full of fun, engaging and diverse events and things to do in Yangon.
This week in Yangon, get your dancing shoes on for jazz, 90’s music or rock ’n’ roll, be inspired by experts on tech startups and tourism or take the family to a cultural fes
Art’s power to force us to face past, current and future crises and injustices is on strong display at the Secretariat’s latest contemporary art exhibition.
Music, art, string games, an open mic night, a play, a kids’ fair and more – all in Yangon this week as picked by The Irrawaddy.
This week in Yangon, entertainment on offer includes a selection of live music performances for Tazaungdaing, November art exhibitions and an international football match.
Boxing, concerts, exhibitions, parties, film and more—all in Yangon this week as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Music and film festivals, concerts, LGBT photography and parties, art exhibitions and more– all in Yangon this week as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Halloween, hip-hop, music shows, traditional dancing and more – all in Yangon this week as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Thadingyut festivities, art shows, jazz, vintage cameras, German cinema and more — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
A football friendly, classical music concert, boxing, reggae and more — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
The Sagaing regional government has granted approval for the pagoda to lose the gold paint and return to its original white color.
Religious Affairs and Culture Minister U Aung Ko said hotels will not have to be moved out of the Bagan Archeological Zone for Myanmar to nominate it as a World Heritage Site.