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.
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.
Prominent activists, celebrities gather at the ‘Save the Irrawaddy by Offering Compensation’ event in Yangon
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.
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.
Gov’t eager to resume formal peace process, U Tun Tun Oo says at talks with KNU
Ahead of the State Counselor’s visit to Beijing, Bertil Lintner discusses China’s peace process intentions, concerns on the Myitsone dam and major BRI projects in Rakhine.
For State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, saving the Irrawaddy River means saving herself.
Backlash has forced Malaysia to strike a new labor supply deal with Nepal and open talks with other countries. Myanmar has been left out, and its migrant workers are paying for it.
Some participants in Kyaukphyu meeting say Woodside’s presentation lacked detail
9 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew requested by state Border Affairs Ministry ‘to maintain order’
More than 200 environmentalists, writers and civil society leaders formed the national committee on Monday to urge the government to cancel the Chinese-backed project.
Politicians, Kachin activists, environmentalists join displaced villagers in taking a stand against the BRI project on the Irrawaddy River.
Seventy-four years ago today, people from all walks of life rose up against Japanese overlords who had failed to keep their promise to grant Myanmar full independence.
"The Tatmadaw is focusing its efforts on peace and stability and would like to urge the parties to join hands,” Snr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing told political party leaders in Naypyita