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Dateline Irrawaddy: Haul of Firearms in U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San Case

How did such a large number of guns get to Naypyitaw and are the police doing enough to investigate, asks The Irrawaddy. The post Dateline Irrawaddy: Haul of Firearms in U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San Case appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Dateline Irrawaddy: Haul of Firearms in U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San Case

How did such a large number of guns get to Naypyitaw and are the police doing enough to investigate, asks The Irrawaddy. The post Dateline Irrawaddy: Haul of Firearms in U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San Case appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Reassessing the Role of Myanmar’s Powerful Military

The Tatmadaw is still at the epicenter of politics. No understanding of it will prevent world and domestic leaders from achieving their goals. The post Reassessing the Role of Myanmar’s Powerful Military appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Reassessing the Role of Myanmar’s Powerful Military

The Tatmadaw is still at the epicenter of politics. No understanding of it will prevent world and domestic leaders from achieving their goals. The post Reassessing the Role of Myanmar’s Powerful Military appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Workshop Inspires Hope for Myanmar’s Film Heritage

Participants learn techniques to preserve Myanmar’s film archives. The post Workshop Inspires Hope for Myanmar’s Film Heritage appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Workshop Inspires Hope for Myanmar’s Film Heritage

Participants learn techniques to preserve Myanmar’s film archives. The post Workshop Inspires Hope for Myanmar’s Film Heritage appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Police Hunt Man Who Claimed to be Next Buddha to Abuse Young Women

Khun Tan allegedly seduced hundreds of girls around the age of 15. The post Police Hunt Man Who Claimed to be Next Buddha to Abuse Young Women appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Police Hunt Man Who Claimed to be Next Buddha to Abuse Young Women

Khun Tan allegedly seduced hundreds of girls around the age of 15. The post Police Hunt Man Who Claimed to be Next Buddha to Abuse Young Women appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Police Arrest Seven Self-identifying Rohingya in Irrawaddy Region

Minority self-identifying Rohingya are denied citizenship and face restrictions on movement by the Myanmar government. The post Police Arrest Seven Self-identifying Rohingya in Irrawaddy Region appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Police Arrest Seven Self-identifying Rohingya in Irrawaddy Region

Minority self-identifying Rohingya are denied citizenship and face restrictions on movement by the Myanmar government. The post Police Arrest Seven Self-identifying Rohingya in Irrawaddy Region appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Popular Bagan Pagoda Closes After Terrace Collapse

Rains cause part of famous sunset-viewing spot Shwesandaw Pagoda to collapse.  The post Popular Bagan Pagoda Closes After Terrace Collapse appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Popular Bagan Pagoda Closes After Terrace Collapse

Rains cause part of famous sunset-viewing spot Shwesandaw Pagoda to collapse.  The post Popular Bagan Pagoda Closes After Terrace Collapse appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Ethnic Armed Groups Lament ‘Delayed’ Peace Process

Leaders of ethnic armed groups say the peace process is stalling under the govt and Tatmadaw. The post Ethnic Armed Groups Lament ‘Delayed’ Peace Process appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Ethnic Armed Groups Lament ‘Delayed’ Peace Process

Leaders of ethnic armed groups say the peace process is stalling under the govt and Tatmadaw. The post Ethnic Armed Groups Lament ‘Delayed’ Peace Process appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Activists set Talks with Chevron on Myanmar Rights Concerns

Activist investors plan to press Chevron to discuss Rakhine crisis. The post Activists set Talks with Chevron on Myanmar Rights Concerns appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Activists set Talks with Chevron on Myanmar Rights Concerns

Activist investors plan to press Chevron to discuss Rakhine crisis. The post Activists set Talks with Chevron on Myanmar Rights Concerns appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

2.8 Billion Kyats Worth of Methamphetamine Pills Seized in Rakhine

Police make arrests following drugs bust in Maungdaw Township. The post 2.8 Billion Kyats Worth of Methamphetamine Pills Seized in Rakhine appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

2.8 Billion Kyats Worth of Methamphetamine Pills Seized in Rakhine

Police make arrests following drugs bust in Maungdaw Township. The post 2.8 Billion Kyats Worth of Methamphetamine Pills Seized in Rakhine appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Japan’s Emperor Akihito Likely to Abdicate at End-March 2019: Asahi

He will be succeeded by Crown Prince Naruhito. The post Japan’s Emperor Akihito Likely to Abdicate at End-March 2019: Asahi appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Japan’s Emperor Akihito Likely to Abdicate at End-March 2019: Asahi

He will be succeeded by Crown Prince Naruhito. The post Japan’s Emperor Akihito Likely to Abdicate at End-March 2019: Asahi appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Analysis: Still Hope Kofi Annan Recommendations will Bring Stability to Rakhine

UN under-secretary-general latest to urge Myanmar to implement the recommendations. The post Analysis: Still Hope Kofi Annan Recommendations will Bring Stability to Rakhine appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Analysis: Still Hope Kofi Annan Recommendations will Bring Stability to Rakhine

UN under-secretary-general latest to urge Myanmar to implement the recommendations. The post Analysis: Still Hope Kofi Annan Recommendations will Bring Stability to Rakhine appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Police Bring Five Charges Against Son of Former Sports Minister

ACE Company chairman U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San has been in detention in Naypyitaw since Sunday for illegal possession of firearms and illicit drugs.  The post Police Bring Five Charges Against Son of Former Sports Minister appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Police Bring Five Charges Against Son of Former Sports Minister

ACE Company chairman U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San has been in detention in Naypyitaw since Sunday for illegal possession of firearms and illicit drugs.  The post Police Bring Five Charges Against Son of Former Sports Minister appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Two Dead in Kandawgyi Palace Hotel Fire

The body of a Japanese businessman and an as yet unidentified body have been found at the gutted hotel. The post Two Dead in Kandawgyi Palace Hotel Fire appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Two Dead in Kandawgyi Palace Hotel Fire

The body of a Japanese businessman and an as yet unidentified body have been found at the gutted hotel. The post Two Dead in Kandawgyi Palace Hotel Fire appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Tanintharyi Land Protest Canceled at Last Minute

Protest against land confiscation in Dawei development canceled after police inform protesters their signs contravene peaceful assembly laws. The post Tanintharyi Land Protest Canceled at Last Minute appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Tanintharyi Land Protest Canceled at Last Minute

Protest against land confiscation in Dawei development canceled after police inform protesters their signs contravene peaceful assembly laws. The post Tanintharyi Land Protest Canceled at Last Minute appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Wreckage of Missing Military Jet Found

Myanmar Air Force training jet disappeared during exercise over Irrawaddy Region in September. The post Wreckage of Missing Military Jet Found appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Wreckage of Missing Military Jet Found

Myanmar Air Force training jet disappeared during exercise over Irrawaddy Region in September. The post Wreckage of Missing Military Jet Found appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Myanmar set for First Off-Road Motorbike Competition

Mandalay will host the country’s first enduro competition. The post Myanmar set for First Off-Road Motorbike Competition appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Myanmar set for First Off-Road Motorbike Competition

Mandalay will host the country’s first enduro competition. The post Myanmar set for First Off-Road Motorbike Competition appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Magyi Khon Nang Wants Justice

As the killers of three Kachin men face a military court, their families’ heartache continues. The post Magyi Khon Nang Wants Justice appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Magyi Khon Nang Wants Justice

As the killers of three Kachin men face a military court, their families’ heartache continues. The post Magyi Khon Nang Wants Justice appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

EU Mulls More Measures Against Myanmar Army Over Rakhine

EU announces it will suspend invitations to Myanmar Army generals. The post EU Mulls More Measures Against Myanmar Army Over Rakhine appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

EU Mulls More Measures Against Myanmar Army Over Rakhine

EU announces it will suspend invitations to Myanmar Army generals. The post EU Mulls More Measures Against Myanmar Army Over Rakhine appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Presidential Proposal to Change Fiscal Year

President U Htin Kyaw asks Parliament to amend the current April-March fiscal year. The post Presidential Proposal to Change Fiscal Year appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Presidential Proposal to Change Fiscal Year

President U Htin Kyaw asks Parliament to amend the current April-March fiscal year. The post Presidential Proposal to Change Fiscal Year appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Police Arrest 12 in Connection with Naypyitaw Arms Seizure

Six more detained over weapons and drugs hall involving ACE Company chairman U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San. The post Police Arrest 12 in Connection with Naypyitaw Arms Seizure appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Police Arrest 12 in Connection with Naypyitaw Arms Seizure

Six more detained over weapons and drugs hall involving ACE Company chairman U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San. The post Police Arrest 12 in Connection with Naypyitaw Arms Seizure appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

New Law to Protect Women, Girls Against Violence

Draft bill will be submitted in the current parliamentary session. The post New Law to Protect Women, Girls Against Violence appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

New Law to Protect Women, Girls Against Violence

Draft bill will be submitted in the current parliamentary session. The post New Law to Protect Women, Girls Against Violence appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Commander-in-Chief Tells UN Official People ‘Unhappy’ With UN’s Rakhine Comments

Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing accuses UN of using current violence as a base for comments that do not reflect the long and emotional history of Rakhine. The post Commander-in-Chief Tells UN Official People ‘Unhappy’ With UN’s Rakhine Comments appeared first o
The Irrawaddy

Commander-in-Chief Tells UN Official People ‘Unhappy’ With UN’s Rakhine Comments

Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing accuses UN of using current violence as a base for comments that do not reflect the long and emotional history of Rakhine. The post Commander-in-Chief Tells UN Official People ‘Unhappy’ With UN’s Rakhine Comments appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

KNU Secretary Calls for Constitutional Change to Alleviate Rakhine Crisis

Padoh Saw Ta Doh Moo comments follow KNU statement calling for nonviolent ways to solve crisis. The post KNU Secretary Calls for Constitutional Change to Alleviate Rakhine Crisis appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

KNU Secretary Calls for Constitutional Change to Alleviate Rakhine Crisis

Padoh Saw Ta Doh Moo comments follow KNU statement calling for nonviolent ways to solve crisis. The post KNU Secretary Calls for Constitutional Change to Alleviate Rakhine Crisis appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Protests Over Dismissal of ANP Township Secretary Accused of Corruption 

Arakan National Party’s central executive committee dismisses Aung Than Wai after he was accused of embezzling funds for displaced persons. The post Protests Over Dismissal of ANP Township Secretary Accused of Corruption  appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Protests Over Dismissal of ANP Township Secretary Accused of Corruption 

Arakan National Party’s central executive committee dismisses Aung Than Wai after he was accused of embezzling funds for displaced persons. The post Protests Over Dismissal of ANP Township Secretary Accused of Corruption  appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Asian Nations Struggle to Meet Global Target to Lower Deaths in Childbirth

Some Asia Pacific countries struggle to meet lower maternal mortality rate goal. The post Asian Nations Struggle to Meet Global Target to Lower Deaths in Childbirth appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Asian Nations Struggle to Meet Global Target to Lower Deaths in Childbirth

Some Asia Pacific countries struggle to meet lower maternal mortality rate goal. The post Asian Nations Struggle to Meet Global Target to Lower Deaths in Childbirth appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Thousands of new Refugees Flee Violence, Hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh

They join about 536,000 self-identifying Rohingya who have fled Myanmar since Aug. 25. The post Thousands of new Refugees Flee Violence, Hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Thousands of new Refugees Flee Violence, Hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh

They join about 536,000 self-identifying Rohingya who have fled Myanmar since Aug. 25. The post Thousands of new Refugees Flee Violence, Hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Military Warns State Counselor on Security After Weapons Haul

Security concerns raised for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi after guns seized from ex-minister’s son in Naypyitaw. The post Military Warns State Counselor on Security After Weapons Haul appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Military Warns State Counselor on Security After Weapons Haul

Security concerns raised for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi after guns seized from ex-minister’s son in Naypyitaw. The post Military Warns State Counselor on Security After Weapons Haul appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

World Bank Withholds $200 Million Myanmar Loan

World Bank will delay loan until conditions improve in Rakhine State. The post World Bank Withholds $200 Million Myanmar Loan appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

World Bank Withholds $200 Million Myanmar Loan

World Bank will delay loan until conditions improve in Rakhine State. The post World Bank Withholds $200 Million Myanmar Loan appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Beijing Proudly Unveils Mega-Airport Due to Open in 2019

‘Beijing New Airport’ expected to have eventual capacity for 100 million passengers. The post Beijing Proudly Unveils Mega-Airport Due to Open in 2019 appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Beijing Proudly Unveils Mega-Airport Due to Open in 2019

‘Beijing New Airport’ expected to have eventual capacity for 100 million passengers. The post Beijing Proudly Unveils Mega-Airport Due to Open in 2019 appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Analysis: Why Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Shunned UN General Assembly 

Did Daw Aung San Suu Kyi decide not to attend UN General Assembly for fear of a state of emergency at home? The post Analysis: Why Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Shunned UN General Assembly  appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Analysis: Why Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Shunned UN General Assembly 

Did Daw Aung San Suu Kyi decide not to attend UN General Assembly for fear of a state of emergency at home? The post Analysis: Why Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Shunned UN General Assembly  appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Businesses in Nine Sectors Must Submit Environmental Plans: Govt

Mon State begins acting on govt directive for environmental standards. The post Businesses in Nine Sectors Must Submit Environmental Plans: Govt appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Businesses in Nine Sectors Must Submit Environmental Plans: Govt

Mon State begins acting on govt directive for environmental standards. The post Businesses in Nine Sectors Must Submit Environmental Plans: Govt appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

China Expels Former Justice Minister From Party for Graft

Wu Aiying was one of only a handful of senior female officials in China. The post China Expels Former Justice Minister From Party for Graft appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

China Expels Former Justice Minister From Party for Graft

Wu Aiying was one of only a handful of senior female officials in China. The post China Expels Former Justice Minister From Party for Graft appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

Son of Former Minister Arrested in Naypyitaw

U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San arrested with two other men for possession of firearms before boarding flight to Yangon. The post Son of Former Minister Arrested in Naypyitaw appeared first on The Irrawaddy.
The Irrawaddy

Son of Former Minister Arrested in Naypyitaw

U Phyo Ko Ko Tint San arrested with two other men for possession of firearms before boarding flight to Yangon. The post Son of Former Minister Arrested in Naypyitaw appeared first on The Irrawaddy.

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