Application for ancient city will be submitted next year, says official.
Bidhayak Das explores why India is rejecting refugees from troubled Rakhine State.
Kofi Annan is in Yangon to release the commission’s final report.
Villagers allege that a regional Rakhine State lawmaker demanded money in exchange for withdrawing his claim to contested land.
Lawmakers demand heightened security tactics in state’s north after recent killings.
The Irrawaddy updates you on the week that was in the national legislature.
As the mandate of the Kofi Annan-led delegation comes to an end, The Irrawaddy looks back on its recommendations and challenges.
The move follows a recent deployment of hundreds more Myanmar Army troops to Rakhine State.
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets with military leaders to discuss the terminology to describe acts of violence in the region.
U Zaw Htay says the formation of paramilitary forces is ‘not the policy of the government.’
Representatives from 20 political parties, many of which are currently unrepresented in Parliament, demand govt declare there are ‘no Rohingya.’
India considers 40,000 Rohingya Muslims illegal immigrants, despite many of them registering as refugees.
The verbal order follows intensified troop deployment in the region.
Buddhist monks and members of the Rakhine ethnic group held demonstrations in 15 towns, including state capital Sittwe.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.