On the 35th anniversary of his passing, Dr. San Baw, a Myanmar surgeon who pioneered the use of ivory hip prostheses to replace fractured thighbones, is remembered by his son.
Mon national schools are vital to preserving Mon language and culture, but as teachers are underpaid and schools struggle for funds, the future is uncertain.
Mon national schools educate primary students in their own tongue, while maintaining access to the state’s higher education system; funding remains a problem, though.
The State Counselor’s visit to S.Korea this week yielded four agreements to boost ties in multiple sectors including education, tech, the environment and digital economy.
Indian female comic superhero ‘Priya’ returns to fight trafficking and violence against women in a third instalment of a comic series this week.
Indian police detain about 50 students at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University as protests over fee hikes grow.
University of Yangon suspends ring road, landscaping projects as students, teachers object to cutting down of trees.
Bago’s chief minister, U Win Thein, has apologized for telling villagers to propose marriage to female teachers to encourage them not to move away.
A defense lawyer facing a lawsuit for linking the two teenage sons of a Naypyitaw nursery school supervisor with a toddler rape case says he will not be silenced.
A single township in Chin State is short 300 teachers as armed conflict in neighboring Rakhine State forces school closures and scares teachers away.
A tutor, 30, in Shan State has allegedly admitted raping two girls who were studying at his house with his wife.
While they value the business, locals in the tourism industry say the govt opened the door to mass tourism from China without considering cultural, environmental impacts.
Old-fashioned attitudes about gender roles still persist despite recent economic advances in Indonesia, a country with one of the world’s highest numbers of child brides.
Ministry of Education investigates a food court construction contract at the university; students claim it did not follow procedures and their signatures were faked.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses student groups’ relationship with the current government, and what they see as the most pressing needs on campuses in Myanmar.