Dozens of striking workers from a Chinese-owned garment factory marched to a government compound in Yangon, securing a late-night meeting with the city’s chief minister.
U Aung Kyaw Khaing said Weekly Eleven was wrong in reporting that the local planning and finance minister had shares in a company majority-owned by the Yangon government.
Many tie the commercial capital’s increasing lawlessness to high unemployment, cheap drugs and under-resourced police
The Myanmar military shut down the Myayeik Nyo high-rise project in Yangon after the developer breached the memorandum of understanding signed between the two sides.
The Yangon Region government will take legal action against those who squat or do business on main roads in Yangon.
The fire broke out in a vacant room in the hospital’s cancer department with no immediate reports of deaths or injuries.
The Irrawaddy remembers Nay Min—not among 1988’s canonized pro-democracy crusaders, but pivotal in informing the world about the events of that year.
The Irrawaddy’s graphics illustrate the findings of DICA’s latest business survey
Ong Kean Swan, who gave the city 20 million kyats, is accused of fraud in Singapore and Taiwan; his gambling investment scheme is blacklisted in many countries
The proposal to extend Myanmar’s commercial capital to the west is on a scale without precedent anywhere in the world
From history to adventure to food, Myanmar’s main city offers visitors a unique experience
Can the Swiss Challenge model guarantee project transparency?
The elections will be held according to the new Yangon municipal law, which came into effect on June 28.
A Thai film festival, EDM festival, dance party, art exhibitions and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
The new law bars the Yangon City Development Committee from engaging in business.