"The most important thing in our country is to have the rule of law. Maximum punishment should be imposed in child rape cases. But the death penalty is not an answer," said Daw Nilar
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"My sincere intention is permanent peace along the Thai-Myanmar border," said Snr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing.
"I think that if she did not work with all parties involved, everything would go back to square one. Ms. Suu Kyi still represents hope," said Surakiart Sathirathai.
"The Ledo road links China and India, and the Tatmadaw of course wants to clear the area," said Col. Naw Bu.
Irrawaddy reporter Kyaw Kha speaks with lawyer Aung Soe Oo and justice advocate Myat Kyaw about the dangers of the “Eat well” campaign.
Envoy says two Koreas’ unity efforts have resonance for Myanmar; hails increasing trade ties
The Irrawaddy discusses how the regional government should proceed to improve the lives of locals in 2018.
“Privacy control is not about hiding; it is about controlling how much we want others to know. We need to know what information is being taken,” said Daw Ei Myat Noe Khin.
Irrawaddy English editor Kyaw Zwa Moe, political analyst Dr. Yan Myo Thein and Irrawaddy Burmese editor Ko Ye Ni examine the NLD’s recent cabinet reshuffles.
If he were alive today, U Thant would be 109 years old. Long before the country became known for military oppression and pro-democratic struggle, Myanmar (then known as Burma) made
Arrested Arakan National Party lawmaker says lethal riot crackdown will hurt union, peace process.
Irrawaddy English editor Kyaw Zwa Moe discusses the challenges facing Myanmar in 2018 with Irrawaddy Burmese editor Ko Ye Ni and senior reporter Ma Nyein Nyein.
Cheery Zahau, a winner of the UN’s N-Peace Awards for 2017, says gender equality is not only good for women, but for the whole country.
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
Ties Forged in 'Brotherhood'
Suu Kyi Still Holds Out Hope, Says Surakiart
KIA Says Tatmadaw On the Offensive to Clear Economic Corridor
Is the Judiciary in Myanmar Under Threat?
Young Filmmaker Counters LGBT Stereotypes
Myanmar’s Gramophone Record Collector
Myanmar Illustrator on Inspirations, Humor and Storytelling
Changing The Lives of Displaced Children
Lashio Stable but Tense after Yoma Bank Bombing
Anti-Corruption Commission Hands List of 12 Suspects to Police
U Ko Ni Murder Suspect Freed on Bail
Banned UN Envoy, Rohingya Activists to Join Conference on 'Myanmar Genocide'