This week, The Irrawaddy discusses how and when the military might be persuaded to relinquish its role in politics.
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This week, The Irrawaddy examines the reasons for Myanmar’s dramatic decline in international sporting achievement, as demonstrated by its dire showing at the recent Asian Games in
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the verdict given in the case of the Reuters reporters Ko Wa Lone and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo and their sentencing to seven years’ imprisonment.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses why the verdict announcement was postponed and legal technicalities which say they shouldn’t be prosecuted.
Social media, a sluggish economy and an indifferent government leave print media with little hope.
Karen Martyrs’ Day events were banned in Yangon and Irrawaddy regions. The Irrawaddy discusses the ban and what it means for peace and reconciliation.
The Irrawaddy discusses Myanmar’s progress – or lack of – towards democracy since the ’88 uprising.
The Irrawaddy discusses President U Win Myint's recent call for the courts to stop dragging their feet and for government officials to put the public first.
The Irrawaddy discusses the major developments and implications of the recently concluded third session of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference.
The Irrawaddy discusses the recent court decision to charge two Reuters reporters and what it means for press freedom, judicial independence and democracy.
This week, Dateline Irrawaddy discusses how the Central Bank of Myanmar should handle the weakening exchange rate and its effect on the country.
The Irrawaddy discusses the recent sanctions imposed by the EU and Canada on seven high-ranking Myanmar Army officials.
On the occasion of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's 73rd birthday, The Irrawaddy discusses her main achievements and failures and what legacy she is likely to leave behind.
Military representatives oppose the inclusion of an international member but both sides know they must somehow carry out an investigation that is acceptable to the international co
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