Standing Committee statement repeats objection to Tatmadaw’s “new” conditions for implementing the NCA
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses what lessons the ruling party can draw from its underwhelming performance in last week’s vote, which saw it win just seven of the 13 seats it c
The ruling party has vowed to start delivering on its promises, but it faces a tough fight in ethnic areas and a newly confident USDP in Saturday’s vote
An entrenched, male-dominated ‘security approach’ has left the peace process deadlocked.
During his lifetime, Nai Ngwe Thein fought for democracy and rights for his ethnic Mon people under four generations of military dictatorship, undeterred by four prison sentences.
Dozens of stakeholders swap ideas with government officials at informal talks in Yangon
"Today, the opportunity presents itself for talks," said NMSP Vice Chairman Nai Hong Sar. "I want us to try to make the best use of that opportunity."
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
Rights activists say the govt tightened its restrictions following a recent protest.
Ethnic signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement will review the current political landscape and the peace process.
The bill, now working its way through Parliament, would reserve the country's casinos for foreigners only.
The Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee donated more than 400 million kyats to Myanmar flood victims through the National Reconciliation and Peace Center.
Peace Commission’s ambitious ‘Business for Peace’ initiative calls for armed ethnic groups to establish public companies
State chief ministers have no such authority, Tatmadaw reminds L Phaung Sho.
As third session of Panglong Peace Conference ends, some ethnic delegates complain Part Two of Union Accord ignores their suggestions