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.
The position was created to cope with the expanded duties the city municipality will face as the population grows.
An MMA fight, LGBT club night, city cleanup, concerts, art exhibitions and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Serge Pun says framework agreement would see NYDC provide land to China Communications Construction Co. for infrastructure projects.
Halfway through the government’s term, a Yangon lawmaker speaks with The Irrawaddy about ongoing friction between the regional government and Parliament.
Bus driver drops charges after grandsons agree to reinstate driver’s license and drop reckless driving charges.