Ultranationalist Monk Says NLD Govt ‘Better Step Down’

U Wirathu says the govt should not touch Ma Ba Tha and that he will protect the association with his life.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Myanmar’s Myths of Ethnic Unity

Matthew J Walton muses on the effects of misleading narratives of the independence era.

The post From The Irrawaddy

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

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