But she repeats her view that the huge Chinese investment scheme promises mutual benefits.
Suspicions mount that the Indian army, in sending troops to the border at Chin’s Paletwa Township, is working with the Myanmar military in its efforts to quash the AA.
"If those parties and that institution do not submit name lists, we can exclude them.... But we won’t do that,” NLD lawmaker U Myat Nyana Soe said.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
State legislators agreed to debate a proposal that would urge the Union government to find a way to end the fighting between the Myanmar military and AA in northern Rakhine.
Gunman, conspirator get death penalty; two accomplices handed jail terms in 2017 shooting death
After 40 years as a doctor, Daw Khin May Kyi has swapped her stethoscope for brushes and pencils. Her latest solo exhibition opens in Yangon this week.
The Irrawaddy charts the fluctuations in Myanmar's key economic and social indicators—GDP, FDI, current account, trade volume and inflation, as well as rankings in corruption, press
A crowd met the state counselor in Myeik with signs urging her to sack the local chief minister and regional NLD chief, who they accuse of corruption and nepotism.
Activists say the ruling party’s refusal to heed local sensitivities is already taking a toll
The military says RCSS members seized equipment travelling with two commanders while collecting money from motorists in eastern Shan State on Tuesday.
In video address, he urges Arakanese everywhere to return to Rakhine and join ‘revolution’
Police looking for 2 men seen leaving home of GAD official in Minbya Township
The group has given its first Kachin human rights awards to three Kachin community leaders serving six-month jail sentences over an anti-war protest.
For some, an increase in clashes with the Tatmadaw is a fair price to pay for having a locally based armed force fighting for their rights.