The Union Parliament has approved the two NLD and one military presidential picks to vie for Burma’s highest civilian post.
Six Arakan National Party (ANP) dissenters, once key players within the former Arakan League for Democracy, have been dismissed following internal disputes.
Authorities in the Wa Special Region, territory controlled by Burma’s largest ethnic armed group, execute two men found guilty of murder in the autonomous zone.
The Burma Army discharges another 46 child soldiers, the first such release of 2016, according to the United Nations children’s agency Unicef.
Burma’s next president will be decided on Tuesday, after three nominees’ qualifications for the post are vetted.
Gen. Saw Lah Pwe lost his battle with throat cancer in Pegu town on Sunday afternoon.
A fake love story has swept through Chinese media because it highlights a deep societal gap that the ruling Communist Party has vowed to close.
The Irrawaddy remembers the late Win Tin, a cofounder of the National League for Democracy (NLD) who would have turned 86 on Saturday.
Burma’s Ministry of Immigration and Population issues more than 170 permanent residency (PR) certificates to successful applicants, while nearly 100 applications are still being
A military candidate joins two NLD nominees in deliberations next week for the top executive offices in Burma’s new government.
Hundreds displaced by fighting in Shan State arrive to a Kutkai Township village amid ongoing hostilities between the Ta’ang National Liberation Army and government troops.
One of the most urgent questions that the incoming National League for Democracy government must answer concerns the fate of the suspended Myitsone dam.
As Burma contemplates who will serve as its ninth president, The Irrawaddy reviews the previous eight people who held the position over the last 68 years.
The NLD’s nomination of ethnic Burman-Mon Htin Kyaw and ethnic Chin Henry Van Thio as presidential candidates are praised as promoting ethnic unity.
CNN began with the wrong man pictured in its story on the NLD’s presumptive presidential pick—who wasn’t, in fact, The Lady’s driver.