At the close of the ASEAN Summit, the chairman’s statement confirmed that the bloc would continue to work with Myanmar to bring peace, stability and rule of law to Rakhine State.
Demonstrators wave signs saying ‘We will never return to Myanmar without citizenship.’
The new party states that it will forge alliances in hopes of forming a coalition government in 2020.
Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses.
The electricity coverage will have reached 96 percent of Rakhine State by the end of December, according to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy.
The driver sent the SUV into a stream in Rakhine State on Friday morning after driving the chief minister back from Naypyitaw through the night, a staff member said.
Joint Myanmar-Chinese consortium will have concession rights to operate deep seaport in Rakhine as part of the project.
The UN urged Bangladesh to drop plans to start repatriating Rohingya refugees to Rakhine state this month, warning they would face a "high risk of persecution.”
The manager of a camp for Hindus displaced by last year's violence says the government stopped supplying food rations in August.
Tokyo believes a stable, democratic and prosperous Myanmar can only be achieved through engagement with global community
Joint Myanmar-Bangladesh ministerial panel says refugees to start returning in mid-November; no details yet on number of returnees in first batch.
Agreement reached under New Delhi’s ‘Act East’ policy to boost infrastructure ties between eastern India and Rakhine, Chin states
The government says the center will promote social cohesion among Muslim, ethnic Arakanese and Hindu communities, while also providing development and job opportunities.
China, backed by Russia, failed to stop a UNSC briefing that accused Myanmar's military of genocide against Rohingya Muslims and urged the 15-member council to push for justice.
The Irrawaddy speaks to veteran Thai journalist Kavi Chongkittavorn about the key issues facing Myanmar, and its ties with Thailand, ASEAN and the West.