U Aung Min said local authorities were ready to start vetting applications from the refugees in Bangladesh who fled Rakhine State after the outbreak of violence there in late Augus
The Irrawaddy discusses to what extent the country will be able to move forward in 2018 amid political problems that surfaced in the past year.
The son of late NLD official Monywa Tin Shwe recalls his father’s imprisonment for his political activism during military rule, his death in jail, and justice not met.
This week, Dateline Irrawaddy discusses the recent arrest of two Reuters reporters charged under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
‘Women are the center of the family…the ones holding communities together, and they are the ones who know how to reconstruct the social fabric of the society,’ said Katherine
A smaller group without a fundamental agenda poses biggest threat to complex process, says EU analyst
The journalist, who spent decades reporting on the excesses of the military junta in Myanmar, explains what the refugee crisis means for India and the region.
Ultranationalist monk tells The Irrawaddy Buddhists will take to the streets if govt tries to implement Annan report
This week, political analyst Dr. Yan Myo Thein discusses Myanmar turn to China amid growing international pressure over Rakhine issue.
NLD women’s committee chair targets more female lawmakers in 2020.
‘Don’t even think about development without electricity,’ says the Karen State minister.
‘We ensure that not only are we constantly innovating but innovating in a relevant manner,’ says Viber’s head of business development for Southeast Asia.
Arakan Army spokesman says Myanmar Army has stepped up offensives in areas it controls, accuses troops of posing as AA fighters to poach cattle.
The Irrawaddy interviews the agency’s founder about Myanmar’s digital landscape, digital rights and feminism.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the prevalence of sexual exploitation in connection with religiosity after a high-profile case last month.