State Counsellor’s message to campaign against quid and tobacco by products

Following is the State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s message sent to the ceremony to launch a public campaign for control of quid and tobacco leaf products via media. Mingalaba to...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Onion price increases leave market vulnerable to Chinese imports

ONION prices increased over 50 per cent recently due to dwindling stocks, according to the Myanmar Onion, Garlic and Kitchen Crops Exporters’ Association. “The price of onion has incr...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

‘They Worry About Their Lives’

Relief worker Daw Mee Mee describes her recent experiences in northern Rakhine State.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Myanmar Mystic ET Dies in Yangon

Soothsayer to generals and the former Thai Prime Minister, Daw Swe Swe Win—lovingly known as ET—died of natural causes at the age of 57.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Karen Govt Mulls Lawsuit Against Organizers of Nationalist Rally

Notorious monk U Wirathu was among the speakers at the reportedly illicit rally in Hpa-an.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Thoughts on Rakhine State 

With a lack of reliable information and tension on both sides, immediate access for a credible, international organization to the region is necessary. 

The post From The Irrawaddy

One Arrested as Police Disperse Nationalist Mob in Magwe Division

Mosque and properties attacked before police, army quell anti-Muslim violence in Taungdwingyi.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Letting Go of the Tiger’s Tail

This week, The Irrawaddy revisits stories on the 2007 nationwide monk-led protests against the former military junta.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Changing The Lives of Displaced Children

Ethnic Kachin Lamai Mai Mai has dedicated her life to displaced youth, her latest project helps children with orofacial clefts.

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