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As the focus on Myanmar fades Ukraine takes the spotlight

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the illegal military takeover on 1 February 2021. Though the military continues to commit crimes agai...

Myanmar’s de-dollarization looks like financial suicide

A Myanmar man counts local kyat notes at a market in Yangon on April 19, 2017. Photo: AFP / Roberto Schmidt CHIANG MAI – Aft...

Prophecies, Rituals, and resistance in Myanmar

March 31 marked the end of Tabaung, the last month in the Burmese calendar. Tabaung usually overlaps with March and isn’t the mos...

Myanmar jailed more writers in 2021 than any other country...

Soldiers stand next to military vehicles in the Myanmar capital, Naypyidaw, as people gather to protest against the military coup in...

India’s frontier districts bordering Myanmar to remain und...

Protest in Manipur State against fake confrontations. / Credit – Rajeev Bhattacharyya Restive districts in India that border...

US arrests Yakuza chief who sought missiles for three Myan...

UWSA troops in the Wa capital Panghsang in April 2019. / The Irrawaddy US authorities said Thursday that they had arrested a...

'Geographical importance': India defends Myanmar's partici...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the 5th BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation)...

Myanmar central bank official shot, unclear whether she su...

A soldier stands outside Myanmar's central bank in February 2021.   © Reuters BANGKOK -- A deputy governor of...

US must follow up on Rohingya genocide declaration

Rohingya refugees gather at a market in Bangladesh’s Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on May 15, 2020. Photo: AFP The r...

March deadliest month this year for Myanmar military amid...

March turned out to be the deadliest and most miserable month so far this year for Myanmar junta troops, as more than 400 soldiers have...

Myanmar’s military junta tightens control over foreign cur...

Myanmar’s military administration is moving to tighten its control over movements of foreign currency, as the country’s eco...

Annihilation over compromise for Myanmar’s generals

Myanmar military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has vast economic resources at his disposal. Photo: AFP/Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Ag...

Myanmar army says will 'annihilate' coup opponents on anni...

Myanmar's junta chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, attends a ceremony to mark the country's 77th Armed Forces Day on March 27, 20...

‘Stronger together’: Myanmar, Russia parade military relat...

Myanmar's military continues to receive support from arms suppliers in Russia as it faces international isolation over its bloody cra...

Junta Chief’s daughter acquires slice of Telenor’s Myanmar...

Min Aung Hlaing’s daughter Khin Thiri Thet Min. / nwayoomyanmar.com Khin Thiri Thet Mon, a daughter of junta leader Min Aung...

The U.S. has recognized Myanmar’s genocide. But is that en...

Rohingya refugees gather behind a barbed wire fence in a temporary settlement setup in a border zone between Myanmar and Bangladesh o...

Big oil's slow retreat from Myanmar contrasts with fast Ru...

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and his army ousted Myanmar's elected government in a military takeover on Feb. 1 last...

Separatists, conflict and refugees: Geopolitics along Thai...

This photo taken on January 15, 2022 shows Myanmar refugees, who fled a surge in violence as the military cracks down on rebel groups...

Myanmar, North Korea on a new missile-making mission

Armored vehicles are seen at a parade marking the 72nd Armed Forces Day in the Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Taw on March 27, 2017. Photo:...

Russia’s war means fewer arms for Myanmar

Myanmar relies heavily on Russia for its military hardware and arms. CHIANG MAI – While Russia intensifies its bombardment...

Cambodia, Japan leaders urge Myanmar junta to honor ASEAN...

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida in Cambodia on Sunday. The prime ministers...