Deputy Home Affairs Minister Leaves Post to Return to Top Military Job

Newly promoted Lt Gen Aung Soe will head Bureau of Special Operations and help oversee troubled Rakhine State

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This Week in Parliament (May 21-25)

This Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.

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Assessing the Government’s Stepped-up Fight Against Corruption

The Irrawaddy discusses the main challenges in the ruling party’s battle against Myanmar’s entrenched culture of graft.

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Corruption-Tainted Planning and Finance Minister Resigns

President approves U Kyaw Win’s departure as Anti-Corruption Commission confirms minister is under investigation

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Women Photographers Tell Life Stories Through Images

Thuma Collective, a group of local women photographers, presents the ‘Us and Beyond’ exhibition in Yangon through early next month

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ICRC Ready to Help With POW Handover If Asked

The Arakan Army says it would like the ICRC to help with the handover of three Myanmar military soldiers it captured on Sunday in Rakhine State.

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General Turned Restaurateur No Longer Has Time for Golf

At the height of his power, Lun Maung was the former regime’s auditor general. But he has found contentment waiting tables at a roadside diner.

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Elderly Artists Defy Stereotypes With New Group Show

In Myanmar there is a saying that when people get old they go to a monastery and pray the rosary. That hardly fits the artists teaming up for a new group show in Yangon.

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US House Backs Measures to Sanction Myanmar’s Military, Nudge Gem Sector Reform

Legislation calls for sanctions on more military leaders over human rights abuses in Rakhine State and encourages reform of the country's murky gemstone industry.

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