Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
Lawmakers to make decision next week after this week’s briefing by int’l cooperation minister
Beijing’s aggressive approach could see it grab most of the benefit of reforms.
Peace Commission’s ambitious ‘Business for Peace’ initiative calls for armed ethnic groups to establish public companies
Women’s advocacy groups urged delegates attending the Panglong Peace Conference this week to push for a gender equality policy regarding women’s representations across all sect
Failure to heed feelings of local communities could erode support for NLD, analysts warn
Critics say plan for Yangon’s National Races Village is driven by pursuit of profit, not a desire to aid ethnic communities.
Gov’t says ‘independent’ panel to include one international member, 2 local experts; in separate move, Naypyitaw inks MoU on Rohingya repatriation with 2 UN agencies
It is time that policymakers in New Delhi recognize their northeastern states as genuine partners in India's Act East Asia plan — both for the states' sake and the country's.
Protesters say resources have not been used to benefit locals and that lawmakers have not listened to their suggestions.
India’s ruling BJP consolidated its position in the northeast after a landslide election victory in Tripura, ending 25 years of communist rule in the state.
ANP lawmakers say villagers vulnerable as security plan yet to be properly implemented in war-torn region
Dr. Myo Aung seen as most likely successor should president need to step down.
The Irrawaddy picks out its commentaries, analyses and news stories from the past year to help you learn more about Myanmar.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told her audience in Kayah State not to fear reporting corrupt officials. Participants and observers said that’s easier said than done.