Latest posts by The Irrawaddy
16 March 2017
Pyay Kyaw visits patients at the St. Joseph Cotto Legnos Leprosy Colony, home to people like Maya, who once was forced to live in her town’s cemetery due to stigma.
19 February 2017
Almost 2,000 fled their villages after recent skirmishes between the Kachin Independence Army and the Myanmar army
23 January 2017
In some cases, children as young as five years of age share in their family’s labor when they really should be playing or studying at school.
28 December 2016
28 November 2016
1 November 2016
Chin is located in the mountainous northwest part of Myanmar. It is near Bangladesh and India. Despite its natural beauty, Chin has the highest incidence of poverty in the country.
26 October 2016
Ethnic Kachin oppose the dam not only because it puts lives at risk, but also because it endangers the historically valuable Irrawaddy River
19 July 2016
11 June 2016
5 May 2016
20 April 2016
25 February 2016
El Niño is already causing water shortages across Myanmar. Take a look at how residents are coping up with the rising temperatures.
22 January 2016
21 January 2016
Many salt farmers in Myanmar are already migrating to other countries in search of better opportunities. This photo montage features salt farming along Myanmar's southeast coast.
26 December 2015
The victory of Myanmar's opposition over the military-backed party was a significant milestone in the country's history. This and other events that made 2015 a particularly memorable year for Myanmar
20 November 2015
About 10 percent of the winners in the election in Myanmar are former political dissidents who spent time in prison.
16 October 2015
"Many say that cartoonists or journalists should not be biased, but must be neutral. It is wrong. They should have bias. They must. By bias, I don’t mean prejudice."
14 October 2015
The Facebook post compared the color of the army's new uniform to a traditional dress worn by opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.