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Militia-Backed Rangoon High-Rise Defies Govt Suspension Orders

The 74 University Avenue construction site seenon Friday. (Photo: Pyay Kyaw / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The construction of a high-rise development in Rangoon owned by a former state parliamentarian and current leader of a government-aligned ... Irrawaddy, 1 month ago

Rangoon Division Chief Minister Laments Tight Budget

Rangoon Division Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein addresses students and faculty members at Rangoon Univeristy on Monday. (Phyo Min Thein / Facebook) RANGOON — Rangoon Division Chief Minister Phyo Min Thein on Monday cited a tight budget of less ...
 Irrawaddy2 months ago

Ethnic activists criticize Humanitarian Award for Suu Kyi

Harvard University's Harvard Foundation has been criticized by ethnic activists for giving its Humanitarian of the Year Award to State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, saying she has been silent about the country's ethnic groups victimized in an ongoing ...
 Thai Public Broadcasting Service6 days ago Ethnic Activists Criticize Suu Kyi's Humanitarian Award  Irrawaddy6 days ago Timeline: the life of Aung San Suu Kyi  World Economic Forum1 month ago

Can Rangoon Become a Disabled-Friendly City?

Visually impaired people walk the streets of Rangoon as they commemorate International White Cane Day, on October 15, 2012. About 760 blind and visually impaired people from around the country took part in the event. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago

US Training of Burma's Military Could Help Democratization: David Steinberg

David Steinberg gives a talk at the Myanmar Peace Center in Rangoon in October 2013. (Photo: Kyaw Phyo Tha / The Irrawaddy) The Irrawaddy speaks with veteran Burma scholar David Steinberg about burgeoning US-Burma relations, an anticipated ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago

Buddhist nationalists clash with Rangoon residents

Buddhist nationalist protesters in Rangoon on Sunday launched racial slurs at former UN secretary general Kofi Annan and scuffled with local residents who were simply playing football nearby. A photographer was also punched and has filed a ...
 DVB2 weeks ago

Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week (September 6)

The Irrawaddy picks 10 interesting events happening in Rangoon this week. Arts and Culture Graduation Exhibition The 2015-2016 graduates of Rangoon's National University of Arts and Culture perform to mark the 20th graduation from the ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Peace and Reconciliation Call For New Ways of Looking Back

Children attend class at a school in Rangoon. Whose history are they learning? (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) Burma has moved one step in the right direction, towards federalism. This has been the result of mutual commitment by the government ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago

Women meet to show support for acid-attack victim

A young woman who suffered a horrific acid attack three months ago received pledges of support today at a gathering in Rangoon that brought together women's rights activists, nuns, NGO workers and others fighting against gender-based violence in ...
 DVB1 month ago

Discussion Stalled on Amendments to Overnight Guest Registration Law

Lower House lawmakers pictured in February outside of the Parliament. (Photo: Myo Min Soe / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — A bill to amend and repeal provisions of Burma's colonial-era Ward or Village Tract Administration Law requiring citizens to ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago
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