In spite of not unwarranted fears over the conduct of Burma’s general election on Nov. 8, a peaceful, credible vote has given rise to new
RANGOON — Few trusted Burma’s Union Election Commission (UEC) Chairman Tin Aye when he first took up the role in 2011. As a former general,
Given his close ties to Suu Kyi, speculation has mounted over whether Shwe Mann will be handed an influential political position under the new government.
Newly elected lawmakers assumed their seats for the first time Monday in a Parliament many hope will stand for a more just and democratic political
On the eve of the commencement of the new National League for Democracy (NLD)-dominated Parliament, The Irrawaddy revisits a story from the archives which took
As Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to lead a National League for Democracy-led government—at least “from above”—the country’s army chief is not sitting idly.
The international community must not ease up on arms restrictions as Burma’s fragile peace process continues.
Why, in the midst of Burma’s “economic boom,” are workers still migrating to seek employment in dangerous conditions in Thailand?
While pursuing the policies necessary to establish a positive relationship, China has nonetheless maintained a sense of uncertainty about Suu Kyi’s intentions.