A Burmese military-owned bank in eastern Burma was targeted by armed attackers over the weekend, according to the military’s information department.
The leader of Bangladesh’s main opposition party threats retaliation if local elections being held this week are not conducted fairly.
Australia continues to lobby Indonesia to spare the lives of two Australians on death row despite 10 prisoners being told they could die within days.
Thousands of desperate Nepalese huddled under tents and sought scarce food and medical supplies on Monday, two days after a massive quake killed more than 3,200 people.
Aung Moe Zaw, chair of the formerly exiled Democratic Party for a New Society, outlines the challenges his party faces ahead of the 2015 elections.
Dan Fredinburg, a Google Inc executive based in California, was among those killed on Saturday in an avalanche on Mount Everest caused by a devastating earthquake in Nepal, the company said.
Nepal urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 1,400 people
On this week’s Dateline Irrawaddy, we reflect on the life and legacy of Win Tin, journalist, co-founder of the NLD and a former political prisoner.
Tin exports lower prices; Star City’s next phase underway; Magwe solar plant gets partner; three foreign banks open offices; and World Bank envisions continued growth.
Hundreds of fishermen rescued from traffickers almost three weeks ago are stuck in Indonesia due to lack of funds to send them home.
Burma’s business community predicts that the delisting could signal a tide of redemption for a long list of so-called cronies ostracized by the Western superpower.
Burma is targeting economic growth of 9.3 percent in this fiscal year, driven by an unprecedented amount of foreign investment.
Southern Shan State’s Inle Lake is facing drought conditions this dry season that have seen many of the area’s waterways dry up.
Elected representatives who won seats in Burma’s historic 1990 election, the results of which were ignored by the former military regime, will mark the 25th anniversary of the poll next month.
More than 4,000 Kaman Muslims in Arakan State are seeking government support for resettlement after their homes were destroyed during intercommunal violence in 2012.
Kokang rebels say they killed dozens of government soldiers and seized numerous small arms while fending off a Burma Army attack in northern Shan State.
Strong winds in Burma’s former capital lead to a suspension of all flights to and from Rangoon International Airport, according to reports in local media.
Photographs documenting an education reform protest, led by students whose historic march was brutally crushed by police last month, will be on display in Rangoon.