Media and legal sources tell The Irrawaddy why the government is wrong to prosecute journalists for speaking to the Arakan Army.
The Myanmar President has appointed Col. Htein Lin, a former military lawmaker and Rakhine State security and border affairs minister, as a peace adviser.
Myanmar’s military says it can care for 15,000 patients at a coronavirus quarantine center in Naypyitaw.
A newly-formed civil-military committee will support Myanmar’s government not only on law enforcement but also in other areas to enhance its fight against the coronavirus.
Myanmar’s military is not the only force with the discipline to take on COVID-19, as doctors, nurses and journalists work on the frontlines to protect the lives of citizens.
Spraying disinfectant at religious sites and donating supplies to religious leaders across Myanmar, the military pledged to cooperate with the government to tackle COVID-19.
A fictionalized account of the life of beauty queen-turned Karen rebel leader Louisa Benson has a message about the West’s bad conscience for Yangon’s peace industry.
Militia leaders and weapons in northern Shan State have been seized by Myanmar’s military in response to a huge drugs bust earlier this month.
The Irrawaddy presents what the military and its proxy Union Solidarity and Development Party did not want to be changed in the 2008 Constitution.
Myanmar’s military says it is well-prepared for a possible coronavirus outbreak with teams of medics and quarantine measures in place.
On Parliament’s final day of voting on proposed constitutional amendments, the NLD’s bid to scrap immunity for former junta members was voted down.
A local resident in Magwe was injured Tuesday when a piece of a weapon at Magwe Airbase slipped and struck a warehouse. The air force is allegedly compensating the victim.
The National League for Democracy is trying to drive a wedge between the people and armed forces because its constitutional amendments were rejected, claim military MPs.
NLD, ethnic MPs reject proposed charter amendments by the military and USDP, including one that would have allowed state parliaments to elect chief ministers.
Nationalists have protested in Naypyitaw against NLD attempts to change Article 59(f) of the Constitution, which bars Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from the presidency.