Group reportedly disappointed by absence of State Counselor, Army chief at celebration in Panghsang.
The NLD took 89 of the 105 seats up for grabs on Sunday while independents grabbed the other 16, leaving the military-backed USDP without a single win.
In Armed Forces Day speech, Tatmadaw deputy chief issues strong warning to AA, urges all ethnic armed groups to come to the negotiating table
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
"The Tatmadaw is focusing its efforts on peace and stability and would like to urge the parties to join hands,” Snr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing told political party leaders in Naypyita
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the latest effort to amend the Constitution in the context of ethnic groups’ political and security goals.
The Irrawaddy discusses the Anti-Corruption Commission's recent case against Tanintharyi Region Chief Minister Daw Lei Lei Maw, its limits and its potential.
The public has endured three years of incompetence and lack of accountability from their state and regional leaders.
On March 14, 1952, U Nu became prime minister after leading the Anti-Fascist People’s Freedom League to victory in the country’s first general election.
An objection was submitted about the logo of the new Democratic Party of National Politics party which is headed by former military officers.
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
The Irrawaddy recently spoke with a number of ethnic politicians and political analysts for their views on the military’s resistance to the NLD’s attempts at constitutional cha
Party seeks to reassure public as military steps up opposition to changes to ‘essence’ of Constitution
A look at those articles of the Constitution the NLD is most likely to target for amendment first—and why.
The Irrawaddy discusses the NLD's proposal to form a committee to draft amendments to Myanmar's undemocratic Constitution and the prospects for genuine reform.