What Have NGOs Done Wrong in Rakhine?

Arakanese political commentator Aung Myo Oo contemplates why ethnic Arakanese in Rakhine harbor animosity against aid organizations.

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Continue Aid for Displaced Camps: Karen Organization

Karen displaced people experience dwindling support from international donors.

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Govt Eyes Six Billion Dollar Foreign Investment in 2017-18 Fiscal Year

Foreign investment since April is at more than $3.5 billion, according to the finance ministry.

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State Counselor Will Not Attend UN General Assembly to Focus on Internal Issues

Vice President Henry Van Thio will lead Myanmar’s UN delegation so the state counselor can focus on internal affairs, says the foreign affairs ministry.

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Myanmar Faces Mounting Pressure Over Refugee Exodus

Pressure mounts on Myanmar to end violence that has sent some 370,000 self-identifying Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh.

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Muddling Through in Rakhine is Not Enough

Khin Zaw Win analyses the worsening, bloody business-as-usual in Rakhine.

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The Power Behind the Robe

With a decade past since the Saffron Revolution, The Irrawaddy revisits a piece on the influence of the Sangha.

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RCSS, Myanmar Army Agree to Avoid New Clashes

The two sides agree to cooperate in avoiding clashes so as not to burden civilians.

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India Wakes up to Multiple Concerns After Violence in Rakhine

As Rakhine State reels from recent violence, India debates whether to deport the self-identified Rohingya who have migrated there over the years.

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