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48 Trapped for a Week in Flooded Kale School

This slideshow requires JavaScript. RANGOON/MANDALAY — About 48 people have been stranded on the grounds of a university for nearly a week in Sagaing Division's flood-ravaged Kale Township, students told The Irrawaddy, surrounded by a sea of ... Irrawaddy, 2 months ago
The Hindu

The pull of passion

An adaptation of Shakespeare's All Is Well That Ends Well, Sunil Shanbag's Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon is a fairytale with a happy ending. As far as Delhi's audiences are concerned, Sunil Shanbag's production of Mere Piya Gaye Rangoon, which was ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

For One Kachin Woman, Peace-Brokering is in the Blood

. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON & CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Not an ounce of expression as Ja Nan retells the story of how her father first became involved in Kachin State ceasefire negotiations a quarter century ago. He was living ...
 Irrawaddy6 days ago

Bus Barons Say New Laws Forcing Drivers Off Rangoon Roads

A woman boards a bus on Maha Bandoola Street in downtown Rangoon. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON —Bus line owners claim that conductors and drivers in Rangoon are being forced out of work as a result of the Automobile Law ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

With Official Help, Radical Buddhists Target Muslim Businesses

A Muslim man walks on a busy street in downtown Rangoon. (Photo: Khun Lat / Myanmar Now) ATHOKE, Irrawaddy Division — Last year a Muslim businessman called Lwin Tun set up a factory in Labutta, a town in Myanmar's Irrawaddy Delta. He spent ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

NLD Blocked Muslim Candidates to Appease Ma Ba Tha: Party Member

RANGOON —A prominent member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) claims the opposition party has succumbed to growing pressure from Buddhist nationalists by refusing to field a single Muslim candidate in Burma's upcoming general elections. ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Spurned NLD Veterans Demand Answers from Party Leadership  Irrawaddy1 month ago NLD Shuns Key Players in Election Candidates Roster  Irrawaddy2 months ago

Authoritarian policing and the colonial hangover

In the middle of a hot April night, Arkar and two friends were sleeping in their trishaws on central Rangoon's Hledan Road when they were suddenly woken up and arrested by police. The trishaw drivers and two other young men who happened to be on ...
 DVB1 month ago

Turmoil at the Top Prompts Business Uncertainty

06-09-12 Currency PHOTO Jpaing Burmese currency RANGOON — In Burma's business environment, where many prominent firms have close ties to officialdom, political developments at the top can have major ramifications for the economy. It ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago

Poverty drives Myanmar girls into underage sex work

A nighttime view of an area near Rangoon's Pansodan Bridge where sex workers are known to solicit customers. (Photo: Hkun Lat / Myanmar Now) RANGOON — Sixteen-year-old Wut Yee, left to fend for herself and her younger brother, was relieved ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago

45 Senior Military Officers Retire to Contest Nov. 8 Poll

Military represenatives in Parliament sign a register in Naypyidaw in July 2012. RANGOON — Forty-five senior military officers have retired from active service to join the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), with plans to ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago
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