The Irrawaddy discusses the issue with the executive director of the Myanmar Institute for Peace and Security in search of an answer.
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.
Iran fires at least a dozen missiles targeting US forces in Iraq; at least 56 killed in stampede ahead of funeral of Iranian commander killed by US.
The Irrawaddy looks back at the people and issues that dominated the headlines in 2019.