In an unprecedented move, the NLD has followed its landslide victory with an overture for cooperation with ethnic political parties in the future.
Three hopefuls from popular ethnic parties and a ruling party lawmaker touted their policies and grilled one another in a pre-election debate in Kachin State on Monday.
The Irrawaddy talks with National League for Democracy Vice-Chairman Dr. Zaw Myint Maung about how the party plans to contest Myanmar’s general election in November.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Myanmar and the People’s Republic of China. The Irrawaddy presents a timeline of key events.
National League for Democracy Vice Chairman U Zaw Myint Maung has said that the new committee is part of the party’s strategy for the 2020 general election.
The Irrawaddy looks back at the people and issues that dominated the headlines in 2019.