As the US pledges to lift sanctions, The Irrawaddy senior reporter Kyaw Hsu Mon talks to MKT Construction Co. chairman U Myo Mint and economist U Khin Maung Nyo about the impact on Burmese businesses and citizens.
As Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits the US, U Khine Win and Daw Yamin Myat Aye join Irrawaddy Burmese editor Ye Ni to discuss sanctions on Burma.
Better relations between the US and the Burmese military could be a good thing, says veteran Burma scholar.
The Irrawaddy asks Burma expert Bertil Lintner about the changing US-Burma relationship, as State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits the US this week.
Irrawaddy English editor Kyaw Zwa Moe discusses the peace conference’s potential with Ko Ye of the Tagaung Institute of Political Studies, Tar Hla Pe, CEC member of the Ta’ang National Party, and Nang Phyu Phyu Lin, AGIPP chairwoman.
The Irrawaddy reporter Saw Yan Naing speaks to Maj Saw San Aung about clashes between a DKBA splinter group and the Border Guard Force in Karen State.
The former information minister speaks to The Irrawaddy about his past experiences in government and views on the current administration.
Wave Money CEO Brad Jones talks to The Irrawaddy about the potential market in Burma’s underdeveloped mobile financial sector.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Thwin Lin Aung, a member of the CSO forum organizing committee, and Chin human rights activist Cheery Zahau about whether the peace conference can fulfill the wishes of the people.
The Irrawaddy talks with Lt-Col Sai Ngin of the Restoration Council of Shan State after the second day of the 21st Century Panglong peace conference.
The Irrawaddy speaks with UWSA deputy liaison officer Nyi Yax about his organization’s unexpected exit from the 21st Century Panglong peace conference.
The Irrawaddy asks members of civil society, government, political parties and others for their thoughts on the 21st Century Panglong Conference.
The Irrawaddy asks members of civil society, the business community and the general public for their thoughts on the 21st Century Panglong Conference.
The Irrawaddy speaks with U Thant Myint-U, a former UN official and advisor to former President Thein Sein, about the role the UN should play in Burma.
After an earthquake damages almost 200 temples in Bagan, The Irrawaddy speaks to Than Zaw Oo, director of Burma’s branch of the World Heritage Site Committee, about restoration plans.
Khin Zaw Oo, a government peace negotiator, speaks with Irrawaddy senior reporter Nyein Nyein about ongoing peace process negotiations with three ethnic armed groups.
The Irrawaddy speaks with the ambassador about Switzerland’s development assistance, its role in Burma’s peace process and growing trade relations.
The Irrawaddy talks with political analysts Than Soe Naing and Maung Maung Soe about Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to China and her approach toward foreign policy.
Burma expert Bertil Lintner discusses Suu Kyi’s China visit with The The Irrawaddy.
A new sense of pragmatism from on all sides bodes well for the visit of Aung San Suu Kyi to China later this week, says Bangkok-based Asean affairs expert.