300 star tortoises released in Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary

SOME 300 star tortoises were soft released on Saturday in the Minsontaung Wildlife Sanctuary in Natogyi Township, Mandalay Region. The programme is coordinated by the Forest Departmen...

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Three bombs rock Myanmar’s northwestern city Sittwe, policeman injured

A series of bombs exploded at three government sites in the capital of  Rakhine State

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This Week in Parliament (Feb. 19-23)

The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.

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How Do We Break the Silence on Rape?

Irrawaddy reporter Nyein Nyein talks with Daw Thandar Kyaw, child protection adviser, and gender-equality advocate Daw Nilar Tun about preventing and punishing rape, particularly agai...

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Ninety Percent of Rohingya Population Ejected from Rakhine

Govt and other reports show that fewer than 80,000 remain from a pre-crisis population of nearly 770,000

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Wa Political Parties Call for Government to Lift Travel Curbs on Their People

Villagers, traders and students being blocked from returning to their homes, says statement

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Four Rohingya Sentenced to Death for Deadly 2016 Attack in Rakhine

Maungdaw court sentences dozens more to lengthy prison terms; terror charges also brought in 2017 ARSA attacks

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Generals Prep $15M of New Fencing For Border With Bangladesh

Maj-Gen Aung Soe told the Upper House that the money, from the president's emergency fund, would go to building another 18.5 km of barbed fencing and related infrastructure.


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