Displaced villagers in Shan State will submit a petition asking the Burmese Army to withdraw from their village, which troops have occupied since early July.
The trial of three Burmese agents accused of trafficking 60 Burmese nationals into Malaysia has been postponed, with the judge citing a lack of evidence.
Blood samples have been sent to India for tests after a 22-year-old man arrived on Tuesday night from Guinea suffering with a fever and malaise.
With searching renewed this month at the Yangon and Bago rivers’ confluence, The Irrawaddy looks back at some of the lore surrounding the Dhammazedi Bell.
Regional integration offers greater opportunities to narcotics producers in Burma, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime says, as Asia’s demand for methamphetamines accelerates.
A quest to unearth dozens of British Spitfire aircraft thought to be buried in Burma looks likely to come to an unsuccessful end in October.
The Burmese Embassy in Thailand revises procedures to help migrants acquire necessary documentation for applications, as the Thai junta cracks down on illegal migrants.
Pa-O National Organization leader says farmers are taxed by local authorities but still face raids and having their crops destroyed in a “muddled” government approach.
Ethnic leaders meet with the opposition leader to discuss the peace process, and they urge the government to give her a greater role in negotiations.
Artists select bright hues to depict life in their native Burma in a collection of paintings on display at a gallery in downtown Rangoon.
The UN-backed census did not record anyone self-identifying as the Rohingya Muslim minority, while other problems on the question of ethnicity were noted.
Council members say this is the first time they have met regularly with the minister since the council formed in 2012.
More than 3 million people are expected to visit the country this year, but a 2015 target of 5 million visitors might be a stretch.
One civilian is shot dead and another hospitalized with a gunshot wound following a clash between government troops and Palaung rebels in northern Shan State.
The government and ethnic leaders still need to hammer out disagreements over four paragraphs before setting a date for the signing of a nationwide accord.
A total of 22 people were injured when a boiler exploded at a dyeing factory in the Thai capital, and two Burmese are in intensive care.
Burma’s government is pressuring foreign officials to avoid the word Rohingya in reference to Arakan State’s Muslim minority, and the tactic appears to be working.
The government has said it will allow Médecins Sans Frontières to return to Arakan State, but that commitment has not been followed through.
In his 14th solo show in Rangoon, titled “14 A.M,” Aung Myint brings a new series of paintings called “Faces.”
A system of autonomy is one the main demands of ethnic armed groups in talks to bring an end to decades of civil war.