The Irrawaddy discusses if this Shwedagon Pagoda replica was built for religious purposes only, or if it was built with a political purpose in mind.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the development of private media and necessary reforms to state-run media.
Brig-Gen Tun Myat Naing speaks about the conflict between the Burma Army and the Northern Alliance, and China’s role in the peace process.
Mayor Naw San sits down with The Irrawaddy and talks about the latest developments in Laiza, home of the KIO and KIA headquarters.
He was ‘a man of high integrity whose main devotion was to make this country more democratic than it is,’ the journalist says about U Ko Ni.
The Irrawaddy discusses the impact of the new public transit system on commuters soon after its launch, as well as the challenges ahead.
Ma Cho Lei Aung transformed a traditional dessert into a bite-sized piece of nostalgia—her jaggery has become a story of traditional Burmese identity.
On this week’s Dateline, Ye Ni, May Sitt Paing, and Tun Tun discuss the Yangon Bus Service and its impact on Rangoon’s notorious traffic woes.
‘We are not terrorists or insurgents as long as our ethnic Kachin people and all the local people do not consider us as terrorists.’
‘The World of Women Myanmar’ author Carin Salerno explains the importance of sharing stories by women from diverse ethnic and professional backgrounds.
The outspoken MP voices dissatisfaction with the NLD government’s performance and defends Arakanese nationalism.
On this week’s Dateline, Ye Ni speaks with U Khin Maung Soe and U Swe Win to discuss reforms in the media sector in 2016.
The Irrawaddy invites businessmen to discuss the rising exchange rate of the US dollar in Burma’s financial market.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Telenor’s Burma CEO to gain some insight into the industry’s current state and Telenor’s plans for next year.
In this interview with The Irrawaddy’s founding editor-in-chief Aung Zaw, Leon de Riedmatten talks about prospects for genuine peace in the country going forward.