The Irrawaddy Region parliament will soon decide on whether to accept the resignation of U San Min Aung following his expulsion from the NLD on accusations of embezzlement.
Following an investigation into his dealings in sugar supplies, the President’s Office dismissed U Yan Naing Tun from his position as director-general of the Trade Department.
The NLD’s central executive committee has also referred U San Min Aung to the Anti-Corruption Committee over suspicions surrounding his purchase of five vehicles.
Municipal chief neglecting his duties, says U Bo Bo Oo, citing ongoing problems with sanitation, stray dogs and vendors
Following a negotiation team restructure, the KNU is likely to rejoin formal peace talks following months of hiatus.
Leaders in Kachin objected to an “inaccurate and misleading” statement released by the Chinese embassy claiming they support the resumption of the controversial Myitsone projec
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the possible effects of the armed group’s deadly Jan. 4 attacks on both the domestic and regional security situations.
The audacious rhetoric of the Arakan Army appeals to an ethnic group feeling decades of neglect and political isolation from the Union.
Analyst Joe Kumbun speculates that through China’s influence on the Tatmadaw, the BRI is helping the State Counselor achieve her political goals.
Many of ex-spy chief Gen. Khin Nyunt’s victims have forgiven him; by lavishing him with respect, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein goes too far.
The demonstrations come after a year of incidents said to have undermined confidence in Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy under Chinese rule.
A look back on the most popular stories published by The Irrawaddy during 2018.
Conflicting values of nationalism and liberal democracy in Myanmar creates hindrances for political reform and the implementation of democracy.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
The ruling Awami League unveiled its election manifesto on Tuesday, making sweeping promises to eradicate poverty and boost the economy.