Trump Agreed to Meet Kim Because He Is North Korea’s Decision-maker: Official

The United States will settle for nothing less than permanent denuclearization of North Korea, the official said.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Yearlong Preaching Ban on Firebrand Monk Almost Up

The one-year ban on U Wirathu, who was ordered to stop sermonizing last year because of his hate speech, ends Saturday.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Sri Lanka Arrests 10 for Anti-Muslim Violence as Towns Smolder

Police said they had arrested the suspected leader and nine other suspects behind a wave of anti-Muslim attacks by Sinhalese Buddhist hardliners this week.

The post From The Irrawaddy

China Resources Beer in Talks to Acquire Heineken’s China Business: Sources

China is the world's largest beer market by volume. CR Beer's biggest brand, Snow, is the world's top-selling beer, but is almost exclusively sold in China.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Myanmar Says it Would Like to See ‘Clear Evidence’ of Genocide

National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said charges of ethnic cleansing and genocide were very serious and should not be bandied about lightly.

The post From The Irrawaddy

KIA Reports Second Offensive by Tatmadaw This Year

A KIA spokesman said the Tatmadaw was trying to wrest control of parts of Kachin State it failed to reach in an offensive two months ago.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Remembering Myanmar’s Unsung Heroes — Its Women

Despite the barriers placed in their way, women have always been a source of national strength

The post From The Irrawaddy

Experience Inle Cuisine With a Cooking Class

There are many things to do on a visit to Nyaung Shwe, and a cooking class at the Sin Yaw Guest House should be one of them.

The post From The Irrawaddy

National Mining Policy Needs Total ‘Rethink,’ Report Finds

Current legal framework is unclear and not in line with global standards, Myanmar Center for Responsible Business says.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Latest Publication


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


Subcribe now to our newsletter

Follow us on Facebook and get more news about our activities

Like our Facebook page

Come to the MISIS office to use our electronic library for free!

The elibrary provides access to a vast array of databases, newspapers, journals and ebooks (15,000+ full-text scholarly journals, 14,000+ full-text academic e-books!)