KIO vice chair Gen. Gun Maw denies China pressuring his group to join NCA, but says gov’t refusing to allow IDPs to go home until it signs; he urges gov’t, China to hold public
The Irrawaddy interviews Yun Sun, expert on China-Myanmar relations, ahead of the Belt and Road Forum at which some Myanmar BRI project agreements are expected to be signed.
Burbrit Craft Beer achieved its latest milestone this year, distributing its gourmet brew in cans across the country.
Ahead of the State Counselor’s visit to Beijing, Bertil Lintner discusses China’s peace process intentions, concerns on the Myitsone dam and major BRI projects in Rakhine.
At the recent World Journalists Conference, The Irrawaddy spoke to top members of the International Federation of Journalists about modern threats to journalism and press freedom.
The Irrawaddy interviews AA central committee member Col. Kyaw Han on the recent meeting between the non-signatories of the NCA and the NRPC, and the prospect of peace in Rakhine.
In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
The Irrawaddy spoke with Eddie Rich of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative about the global project's goals and Myanmar's progress toward reaching them.
Orng Joitamoi, of Orng Kitchen, won his second Myanmore Dining and Nightlife award this month. The Irrawaddy met him in his organic farm to discuss his ingredients for success.
SNLD chief skeptical that NLD’s charter reform can succeed; he adds that Myanmar is ‘too weak’ to reject China’s BRI plans
During his recent visit to Myanmar, Czech Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Tlapa spoke with The Irrawaddy about the countries’ shared past experiences and future support.
The Irrawaddy spoke with businessman and government adviser U Htun Htun Naing about the current investment climate, foreign interest, and how to revive the state's poor image.
Urges government to provide strong incentives, ensure decent power supply
The military clams the ethnic armed group is conscripting locals in northern Shan State. The group's spokesman says that's a lie and that locals are joining its ranks voluntarily.
In founding the trust seven years ago, U Thant Myint-U said, "I imagined a restored [Yangon] that would be a great place for both residents and visitors."