Myanmar Times Founder Ross Dunkley Arrested in Large Meth Seizure

Police say Australian national found with more than 790 yaba pills, 300 grams of ‘ice’ at his Yangon home

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Suu Kyi’s UEHRD Adviser Offers Services for Free

Newly appointed assistant to state counselor on Rakhine to work ‘at no cost to the people’.

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USDP Proposes Suu Kyi Lead Rakhine Investigation

USDP lawmakers urge that only local experts be included on a Rakhine investigation commission, stating that foreign interference will undermine state sovereignty over time.


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On Nagaland, New Delhi Must Move Beyond Window Dressing

Attack on Indian security post days after minister’s visit points to need for real engagement with all parties.

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Trial of Suspected Chinese Sex Workers Begins in Yangon

A Yangon court held its first hearing in the case of 17 Chinese women arrested at a beauty parlor allegedly operating as a brothel in South Okkalapa Township.

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A Rich History Along the India-Myanmar Border

The Irrawaddy sent reporters to the India-Myanmar border. We share these photos of the region’s cultural diversity and economic vibrancy.

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TNLA Claims 3 Army Soldiers Killed in Clash in Namtu

Fighting continues despite rainy season; 2 KIA troops reported killed in separate clash.

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Singapore’s Foreign Minister Heads to N Korea Ahead of Trump-Kim Summit

Vivian Balakrishnan will meet his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong Ho, and the president of the Supreme People's Assembly, Kim Yong Nam, during his two-day visit to Pyongyang.

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Malaysia’s Najib is Out of Power, But His Legacy Lives On in Giant Skyscraper

Just months from completion, Exchange 106 is one of only a few mega-projects cleared by a new government that has pledged to review deals struck by the previous administration.

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Enhancing Partnership in Non-Traditional Security Issues in Mekong – Lancang Cooperation: Human Trafficking Issue in Myanmar by Prof. Dr. Khin Ma Ma Myo


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