Ahead of the State Counselor’s visit to Beijing, Bertil Lintner discusses China’s peace process intentions, concerns on the Myitsone dam and major BRI projects on Rakhine’s c
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the success of the procedure and outcomes of the recent Yangon municipal elections.
Some participants in Kyaukphyu meeting say Woodside’s presentation lacked detail
The law would require social media sites like Facebook to carry warnings on posts the government deems false and remove comments against "public interest."
As the State Counselor prepares to attend the BRI summit in Beijing, the likely political cost of yielding to China is becoming impossible to ignore.
Politicians, Kachin activists, environmentalists join displaced villagers in taking a stand against the BRI project on the Irrawaddy River.
In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
In 2015 many farmers in Irrawaddy Region voted for the NLD expecting the party to win them their stolen land back. More than three years on, they have little to show for it.
About 400 local Kashmiris have been recruited by militants since the start of 2016, nearly double the number in the previous six years, according to government data.
The Irrawaddy discusses the Anti-Corruption Commission's recent case against Tanintharyi Region Chief Minister Daw Lei Lei Maw, its limits and its potential.
With a number of St. Patrick’s Day parties and the international Gout de France food event in the coming seven days, there is a truly international buzz about Yangon this week.
"Before, it was just a bunch of personal animosities against Islam expressed online, but now these scattered movements are becoming more defined," said Zakee Pitakumpol.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the Tatmadaw’s strongly negative initial reactions to the NLD’s constitutional reform bid.
American political scientist Francis Fukuyama said in an interview that the rise of identity politics was "an unhealthy situation for democracy to be in when people line themselves
A mining, export and import company detained and assaulted two Myitkyina Journal reporters after they wrote about locals’ plans to protest against its plantation projects.