Already wielding considerable political power under the Constitution, and with the NLD making itself more unpopular by the day, why would it?
Immigration Dept. denies secretly issuing cards to non-Kaman; ethnic leaders warn of return to communal conflict if issue not resolved.
Despite the president’s call for officials to value their work, independent media face a bleak outlook as they confront heavily subsidized state counterparts and hostility toward
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
The military-aligned opposition party said the "national interest" was at the top of its agenda and pledged to prevent any "territorial loss” or "bullying from foreign countries.
Vaguely worded, century-old law criminalizes news gathering and leaves journalists open to official abuse, say media, legal and rights activists.
The commission took issue with the party’s use of the word “nationality” in their campaign for the upcoming by-elections.
Associate professor Dr. Yoshihiro Nakanishi of Kyoto University discusses the Myanmar military’s longstanding political power.
Bans draw mixed responses; gov’t insists it had no part in the decision and looks to dispel any misunderstanding that could harm national reconciliation.
In leading the government's Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, the late UN secretary-general helped win rare international praise for Myanmar in the wake of the Rohingya crisis.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday. Myanmar people will remember him for his involvement in addressing the crisis in Rakhine State.
Andrew Ong makes the case for the international community to reach out to the UWSA and build trust.
Finding a way out of the protracted deadlock over the Constitution will require a level of leadership and political will that has so far been absent.
The Irrawaddy discusses Myanmar’s progress – or lack of – towards democracy since the ’88 uprising.
State Counselor’s Office accuses ICC of ‘bad faith’, procedural irregularities; cites ongoing commission of inquiry