Andrew Ong makes the case for the international community to reach out to the UWSA and build trust.
21 The News For 21 August 2018
Since the NLD took power, public-private partnerships have become all the rage. But for sustainable and inclusive growth, the government will need a more strategic approach.
Finding a way out of the protracted deadlock over the Constitution will require a level of leadership and political will that has so far been absent.
Once a vocal supporter of the peace process, Padao Mahn Nyein Maung no longer appears to trust the government or Army
Myanmar’s potential remains as bright as ever. However, the country still awaits a leader bold and articulate enough to inspire his or her countrymen to seize the historic opportunity
On the 30th anniversary of the ’88 uprising, The Irrawaddy reprints an appeal it ran in the year 2000 for a full recounting of the bloodshed. Without it, Myanmar would remain a divided,
Irrawaddy editor-in-chief Aung Zaw recalls his flight from Burma in the days following the brutal crackdown of the 8888 uprising and the founding days of the magazine.
Myanmar has not had a comprehensive development plan since Gen. Aung San was slain 71 years ago; we must start by re-learning our national values.
Rapid growth of Myanmar’s main city has implications for the national economy, healthcare and peace.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s government must stay the course on its policy of encouraging interfaith dialogue while suppressing Buddhist nationalism.
The draft National Register of Citizens is expected to list Indian citizens residing in Assam and, in the process, find a solution to the citizenship issue plaguing the state.
The proposal to extend Myanmar’s commercial capital to the west is on a scale without precedent anywhere in the world
A competently led rescue operation, selfless teamwork and a cast of inspiring characters captivated the world, and had Myanmar wondering, what if …
The refugees are being told that their only “choice” is “voluntary” return to Myanmar. In fact, there are other solutions.
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Wanted: A Vision of Myanmar’s Future
Spirit of 8888 Continues to Drive The Irrawaddy
Public-Private Partnerships: Headlong vs. Strategic
General Aung San and the Nation’s Development
30 Years On From '88 Uprising, a Need For Reparations
Specter of Yangon as a Mega City Casts Shadow Over Whole Country’s Future
Another Black August
Wild Boars’ Story Shows Happy Endings Do Happen
Charges Against Reporters Meant to Muzzle Press
Is Kyaukphyu in Danger of Slipping Out of Our Hands?