As the Union Peace Conference kicks off, govt spokesperson says he regrets UNFC absence but asserts that all groups will have their say.
This week, the Irrawaddy discusses peace process progress, setbacks, and the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference.
CEO of local cab-hailing app Oway Ride says govt needs to implement policies to improve cars, train drivers, and introduce standard rates.
Ma Hla Hla Win, a former educator and cofounder of non-profit education technology social enterprise 360°ed, talks to The Irrawaddy.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the misappropriation of regional development funds under the former government and the lack of legal action. By The Irrawaddy
Vice chairman of the Ta’ang National Liberation Army Brig-Gen Tarr Jode Jarr tells the Irrawaddy about recent meeting with China’s special envoy Sun Guoxiang.
The Mae Tao Clinic founder discusses the future of her operation as funding declines on the Thai-Burma border.
Longtime activist U Moe Joe speaks about the role of Burmese migrants in developing Mae Sot, a border town in western Thailand.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses which ethnic armed groups will be invited and which will join the second 21st Century Panglong Conference.
Senior reporter Saw Yan Naing interviews Padoh Naw Zipporah Sein about the KNU election, newly-elected leaders and the peace process.
The Irrawaddy speaks with activist Ko Ko Gyi and political commentator Yan Myo Thein about the possibility of an 88-Generation political party.
The Irrawaddy interviews Scot Marciel about the US-Burma relationship and the challenges that lie ahead for the Southeast Asian nation.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses recent by-elections with political commentator Dr. Yan Myo Thein and founder of Yangon Watch group Dr. Nyo Nyo Thin.
The Irrawaddy interviews Ma Pwint Htun about Burma’s growing mobile financial services industry.
The Irrawaddy senior reporter Saw Yan Naing interviews EBO director Harn Yawnghwe about his views on ethnic politics and the ongoing peace process.