Joe Biden has to work to rebuild Barack Obama’s relationship with Asean after four years of neglect, argues political commentator Kavi Chongkittavorn.
The Irrawaddy talks with two candidates in their 20s about what motivates their candidacies and what unique challenges they are encountering in their campaigns.
Will federal units be drafting ‘state constitutions’ or ‘state laws’? That’s the latest hang-up.
To mark the 13th anniversary of the Saffron Revolution, The Irrawaddy revisits this analysis of the political power of the monkhood first published in October 2007.
More than 30 pro-military parties told the army chief they feared November’s vote would be unfair; he offered them support, but stayed within constitutional limits.
Ahead of next week’s Panglong peace conference, the State Counselor praised the efforts of negotiators from all sides; NCA non-signatories say they won’t attend.
The ethnic armed organizations that are not signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement have yet to accept their invitations to next week’s Union Peace Conference.
As a terrorist group, the AA will not be invited to this month’s Union Peace Conference, the government said, prompting the Brotherhood Alliance to threaten a boycott.
A senior Chinese general said Beijing reserves the right to use force to prevent Taiwan from asserting independence from the mainland.
Taiwan’s representative in Myanmar talks to The Irrawaddy about Taipei’s success in fighting COVID-19 and offers his thoughts on the post-pandemic investment landscape.
As the long process to amend Myanmar’s Constitution appears lost, The Irrawaddy sits down with lawmakers U Aung Thein and U Sai Tun Aye to look for a way out.
The reclusive drug lord Wei Hsueh-kang still wields significant influence in the Wa army, as surprised Myanmar peace negotiators learned at a recent meeting in China.
The Shan State Progressive Party says it is considering signing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement this year if it will move Myanmar towards political reform.
On a cold night in Shan State’s Loi Tai Leng recently, army generals shared whiskey with ethnic commanders; what does the uneasy camaraderie signal for the peace process?
Gen. Yawd Serk, the head of one of Shan State’s largest ethnic armed groups, talked to The Irrawaddy about the peace process and his relationship with Myanmar’s military.