A museum will be established by the end of this year to display historical records from decades of struggle against dictatorship, leading democracy activists say.
After several bombs explode in Burma’s biggest city, security is increased at tourist attractions, hotels and shopping malls, but residents say they feel insecure.
Midwives who travel far distances to reach expectant mothers and other patients in rural Burma say they need more support.
Mon State police detain a man allegedly involved in the planting of a bomb at Rangoon’s Traders Hotel that detonated Monday night, injuring an American.
Six suspects have reportedly confessed to killing seven Muslims and 28 are being charged with setting fire dozens of Muslim-owned homes in Thandwe Township.
Attending peace talks in Kachin State, Wa military chief says group will wait and see on government’s nationwide agreement.
A protest march by about 60 people from Mandalay to Letpadaung is cancelled after authorities agree to meet demands.
‘Unofficial’ sales of priceless jade to China mean Burma gets only a fraction of the revenues of a multibillion-dollar mining industry in Kachin State.
In this cover story first appeared in Oct, 2007 print issue of The Irrawaddy Magazine, Kyaw Zwa Moe, the editor of the magazine (English edition), writes about women’s forefront involvement to combat and promote democracy in Burma.
Tension was high in southern Arakan State’s Thandwe late Sunday after Buddhist mobs torched two homes belonging to Muslims.
A photography exhibition documenting Burma’s “vanishing” cultural heritage is opened by Aung San Suu Kyi, with the democracy icon celebrating the country’s unique ethnic diversity.
One of three samples of Ngapi sent to a department at the Burma Ministry of Health is found to contain urea.
Chiang Mai province boasts more natural forest cover than any other in Thailand’s north, and there is no end of ways to enjoy it.
Three suspects detained after small bomb in a room at Traders Hotel in downtown Rangoon injures an American woman.
A small bomb rips through a 9th story room at Traders Hotel, one of the nicest hotels in downtown Rangoon.
The democracy icon calls for greater collaboration between civil society groups and the military, as well as changes to the country’s controversial Constitution.
State and treasury officials end a visit to Burma, where they met with American companies and reviewed the impact of easing sanctions.
A fence is erected to keep out farmers, but the Chinese-backed mining project in northwest Burma has not yet met requirements to resume operations.
Burma’s state railway department will offer passengers the chance to ride a Japanese air-conditioned train on a popular but poorly maintained commuter route in Rangoon.
The coming peak tourism season will be Myanmar’s biggest yet, but can the country handle the expected influx of foreign travelers?