Municipal chief neglecting his duties, says U Bo Bo Oo, citing ongoing problems with sanitation, stray dogs and vendors
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
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
The prominent democracy activist discusses his party's plans for winning seats, negotiating with the military and managing Myanmar's relations with the international community.
The party will cooperate with ethnic and other like-minded parties in hopes of creating a third party alliance to contest the 2020 elections.
The new party states that it will forge alliances in hopes of forming a coalition government in 2020.
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
Increasingly out of touch with voters, the NLD’s failure to tackle economic issues and its own structural problems could force it into alliances with ethnic parties in the next e
By Saturday evening, ruling party was facing defeat to USDP and ethnic parties in five races; full results due Sunday
The observers said they witnessed six rallies at which speakers disparaged another group or person based on their race, religion or gender.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party says the National League for Democracy government has not achieved any notable success two and half years into its administration.
Myanmar’s ties with Japan have been close since Gen. Aung San met with a visiting Japanese military officer in 1940. Here are the key events that have shaped bilateral relations since
Ruling party delegations are beating a path to Beijing’s door as Chinese Communist Party hosts ‘goodwill’ and ‘training’ visits and fosters party-to-party ties
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.
Already wielding considerable political power under the Constitution, and with the NLD making itself more unpopular by the day, why would it?