Will the military abide by U Than Shwe’s pledge to allow reform after ‘a few years’ of the party’s rule?
Police warn organizers they could face action over ‘illegal’ protest; rally leaders say they obtained permission
Leaders in Kachin objected to an “inaccurate and misleading” statement released by the Chinese embassy claiming they support the resumption of the controversial Myitsone projec
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the possible effects of the armed group’s deadly Jan. 4 attacks on both the domestic and regional security situations.
The women, a law lecturer and a civil servant, said they trust the police, the state government and the democratic society of Kerala to keep them safe.
The audacious rhetoric of the Arakan Army appeals to an ethnic group feeling decades of neglect and political isolation from the Union.
Conflicting values of nationalism and liberal democracy in Myanmar creates hindrances for political reform and the implementation of democracy.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
A small but high-profile group of liberal activists is growing increasingly disillusioned with the administration Myanmar voted into power with sky-high hopes three years ago.
As the 103rd anniversary of Ludu Daw Amar’s birth was yesterday, The Irrawaddy revisits this story from October 2002 about the journalist’s life.
NLD lawmakers and others have opened scores of legal cases under Article 66 (d) since the law was changed after a public outcry in 2017.
Nang Htwe Hmone is one of only seven women among the 69 candidates in Saturday's poll, but she feels confident about becoming Mandalay's next Shan ethnic affairs minister.
US federal agents are racing to find who sent 10 pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Trump as leads point to Florida as the origin of the packages.
Cambodia failed to allay criticisms of authoritarianism and rights abuses that threaten the country's duty-free trading access to the European Union.
Portraits of party chairman and local candidate for Nov. 3 by-election defaced in Myingyan Township