The State Counselor oversaw the signing of the agreements to enhanced cooperation in the planned BRI projects but no mention of a Myitsone dam discussion has been made.
The development of the Wa capital Panghsang symbolizes the UWSA’s transformation into a force to be reckoned with, militarily and politically.
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.
Children growing up in camps vulnerable to recruitment, counterterrorism police chi
On this day in 1992, the ruling junta announced that Senior General Saw Maung was retiring as chairman for health reasons, ushering in an era dominated by Senior General Than Shwe.
In the past 2 years the UWSA has acquired a formidable military and become increasingly bold in asserting its claims of statehood.
Peacock Generation group face charges under articles 505(a), 66(d) for satirical performance during New Year holiday.
As many as 10,000 residents of Waimaw Township near Myitkyina demand an end to all dam projects on the Irrawaddy River.
Prominent activists, celebrities gather at the ‘Save the Irrawaddy by Offering Compensation’ event in Yangon
On this day in 1926, Daw Oo Zun, who opened Myanmar’s first Buddhist home for the aged, received the prestigious Taing Kyo Pyi Kyo Saung award from colonial authorities.
Many seem to think that Myanmar's civil war would surely end if all armed groups would only sign the NCA. But the NCA does not deliver what they crave most — self-determination.
As the State Counselor prepares to discuss infrastructure plans with the Chinese president, The Irrawaddy collects its recent reporting on the controversial hydropower project.
UWSA Vice Chairman Zhao Guo An said it will not sign the NCA and accused the current government of failing to honor the deal it struck with its predecessor.
Statement issued Monday is the cardinal’s second on the topic this year.
A court in southern Tamil Nadu State asked the federal government to ban TikTok, saying it encouraged pornography and warning that sexual predators could target child users.