Why the Past Can’t be Put to Rest

The parents of slain ‘88 student activist Win Maw Oo explain why, in 2013, more than two decades after her death, they had not performed her last rites.

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Eco-friendly and job-creating investment being given priority to invest in Thilawa

Myanmar- Japan Thilawa Development Ltd (MJTD) has permitted investments in Thilawa Special Economic Zone giving priority to those who can create better job opportunities for the local peo...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Vice-President, U Henry Van Thio, presents victory banner to Myanmar Sports Team contesting in 29th SEA Games

Vice-President, U Henry Van Thio addressed the Myanmar sports teams which will be contesting in the 29th SEA Games at a ceremony held at the Wunna Theikdi Stadium (B) in Nay Pyi Taw, afte...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Violence Follows Confrontation Between Villagers, Police in Rakhine

Hundreds of villagers in Rathedaung Township reportedly surround armed police who tried to arrest six men suspected of being militants.

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‘You Need to Show the Numbers’

IT adviser and data journalism trainer Ko Yan Naung Oak tells The Irrawaddy why data is journalists’ greatest tool.

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Gem Traders Blame Smuggling on Tax Rate

Gem and jewelry sales are falling, says industry figure.

The post Gem...

From The Irrawaddy

Voice Editor Released on Bail

Yangon court grants U Kyaw Min Swe bail in military defamation case.

The post Voic...

From The Irrawaddy

Detained Journalists Denied Bail

Hsipaw Township Court judge rejects bail for three journalists, saying he does not yet know enough about the case.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Religion Ministry Hits Out at Protesting Monks

Statement says protestors do not represent majority of monkhood after state Buddhist authority warned them they were unlawful.

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