On the other side of the world, processed and repackaged "raw Burmese hair" is selling for hundreds of dollars to consumers clamoring for wigs and extensions.
Local and international travelers can start applying for visas to cross the border online later this month.
A survey conducted by UMFCCI shows stifling costs, currency depreciation and red tape is making conducting business here ever more challenging.
Leeds United will visit Myanmar despite an army crackdown and the British government's advice against traveling to some areas in the country.
Where are they now? In this article published in The Irrawaddy magazine, we checked up on the country’s retired military leaders.
The Irrawaddy picks out its commentaries, analyses and news stories from the past year to help you learn more about Myanmar.
The pope will meet with refugees on Friday and his speeches will be watched closely for the use of the word “Rohinga.”
Pope says diversity can be a source of strength amid international condemnation of the military’s treatment of Myanmar’s Rohingya minority.