Who Killed Aung San?

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of Martyrs’ Day, The Irrawaddy revisits an interview with an expert on the assassination of Aung San.

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Conjoined twin boys successfully separated

Doctors of Children’s Hospital in Yangon successfully separated Siamese twins at 9 am today after a surgical operation that lasted over two hours, according to the hospital. The twins – S...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Maungtaw crab catchers benefit from breeding season

Crab catchers are earning an average of Ks10,000 during the rainy season, according to local fishermen in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State. “Crabs are bred in rainy season and consequentl...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Six more suspects arrested in connection with October Rakhine State attack

Myanmar security forces arrested six suspects on 15 July allegedly connected to an armed attack in Ngakhura village, Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State in October. The suspects were detaine...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Independent media group tours Rakhine

An independent media group including foreign journalists interviewed the chief minister and ministers of Rakhine State cabinet at the government office in the regional capital Sittway yes...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Stake Driving Ceremony for Mandalay High Court held

Stake Driving Ceremony of Mandalay High Court was held at auspicious pandal in the place of construction situated at 66th and 67th road between Tharaphi and Gangaw street at 9:50 am of 16...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Kachin State capital Myitkyina gets community centre

A community centre was opened in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State in the northernmost sector of Myanmar yesterday morning, with an address by Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe M...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw, Mahn Win Khaing Than attended the Stake Driving Ceremony for the building of Bronze Statue of the Martyrs Meet and encourage the returning displaced workers

Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw, Mahn Win Khaing Than arrived at the acceptance station for the returning workers opened at the office of the displaced worker in Myawaddy and warmly welcomed t...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Demand for traditional bamboo fan declines during monsoon retreat

Traditional bamboo fan makers in Mandalay Region have temporarily ceased production during Buddhist lent as domestic demand for the traditional products usually declines in this period. A...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

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