Wheelchairs donated to Children’s Hospital by 13-year-old American

Five wheelchairs have been donated to the Children’s Hospital of Yangon by the organisation “Give to Live” founded by Alice Le Roux, a 13-year-old 8th grader at Hinson Middle School who l...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Explosion in Momauk, Kachin State, kills one

  An explosion yesterday morning in front of a tea shop in Momauk, Kachin State, killing one person and injuring four others. At 9am, Naw San, 43, a member of Lawayang Militia Headquarter...

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Nine murder suspects arrested in Buthidaung

Security forces on Friday arrested nine people suspected of the murder of Abdu Suwon in Maunghnama village, Nga Yant Chaung village-tract, in Buthidaung Township. The security forces had...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Vice President U Henry Van Thio departs from New York

The Myanmar delegation led by Vice President U Henry Van Thio departed from John F Kennedy International Airport, New York, by Korean Airline on 21 July and arrived in Seoul, Republic of...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

New pill and tablet factory opens in Insein

A ceremony to open a new facility that produces medicinal pills, tablets and capsules was held yesterday morning at New MPI (Myanma Pharmaceutical Industry) Project site in Pharmaceutical...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Dateline Irrawaddy: ‘Development of a Country Depends Greatly on Leadership’

The Irrawaddy interviews the grandsons of two martyrs who were assassinated 70 years ago and asks what Myanmar leaders should learn from them today.

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This Week in Parliament (July 17-21)

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

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The Irrawaddy Business Roundup (July 22)

Myeik to offer more hotel rooms, micro-lenders receive cash boost, logistics firm opens in Thilawa, and KBZ expands satellite capacity.

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UN Envoy ‘Strongly Urges’ Myanmar to Accept Fact-Finding Mission

Yanghee Lee wraps up a trip to Myanmar lamenting restricted access and allegations of intimidation of her sources by the state.

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