The meetings are part of a series of informal discussions being held this weekend in an effort to move the struggling peace process forward.
Party’s Central Executive Committee finds that L Phaung Sho’s use of Catholic church land violated its internal rules.
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.
TNLA accuses Tatmadaw of mining public roads in ‘non-conflict’ zones
"We have no confidence," Mandalay Region Chief Minister U Zaw Myint Maung said of the ruling party's prospects in the heavily ethnic minority states.
Each side accuses the other of violating bilateral ceasefire; no one injured in the fighting
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
U Thawbita, accused of likening Snr-Gen. Min Aung Hlaing to a cow on Facebook and suggesting he orchestrated a prison break in Karen State, denies any wrongdoing.
The KNPP says the government will let it move 5,000 tons of logged timber stuck in the jungle if it signs the NCA. An official said the government was open to negotiation.
The army officer has asked police in Mandalay to sue the monk over Facebook posts that liken Snr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing to a cow and claim he may have orchestrated a prison break.
On the 11th anniversary of the Saffron Revolution, we revisit this story from October 2007, in which the editor explained why Burma’s generals fear the influence of the Sangha.