The Irrawaddy spoke with Eddie Rich of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative about the global project's goals and Myanmar's progress toward reaching them.
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Orng Joitamoi, of Orng Kitchen, won his second Myanmore Dining and Nightlife award this month. The Irrawaddy met him in his organic farm to discuss his ingredients for success.
SNLD chief skeptical that NLD’s charter reform can succeed; he adds that Myanmar is ‘too weak’ to reject China’s BRI plans
During his recent visit to Myanmar, Czech Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Tlapa spoke with The Irrawaddy about the countries’ shared past experiences and future support.
The Irrawaddy spoke with businessman and government adviser U Htun Htun Naing about the current investment climate, foreign interest, and how to revive the state's poor image.
Urges government to provide strong incentives, ensure decent power supply
The military clams the ethnic armed group is conscripting locals in northern Shan State. The group's spokesman says that's a lie and that locals are joining its ranks voluntarily.
In founding the trust seven years ago, U Thant Myint-U said, "I imagined a restored [Yangon] that would be a great place for both residents and visitors."
The Irrawaddy interviews U Aung Kyi Nyunt, the NLD lawmaker who proposed in Parliament this week for a committee to be formed to work on changing the troublesome 2008 Constitution.
KBZ Deputy CEO Daw Nang Lang Kham said the bank was making 2019 The Year of Metta, or loving-kindness, to better serve its customers and bring banking to all.
"If they want to destroy our land [Rakhine State], we should destroy their [the Bamars’] land. If they offer peace, we will welcome it as warmly as we can," said Tun Myat Naing.
U Zaw Htay says AA ‘not excluded’ from peace process; gov’t is prioritizing assistance to IDPs in Rakhine
Municipal chief neglecting his duties, says U Bo Bo Oo, citing ongoing problems with sanitation, stray dogs and vendors
Author and inclusive tourism advisor Pascal Khoo Thwe spoke to The Irrawaddy about development in his home state, Kayah, and harnessing tourism without losing traditions.
Orng Kitchen Takes Myanmar Fine Dining Back to Nature
‘We Don’t Expect a Single Amendment Will Be Made’
Czech Republic Vows to Strengthen Relations, Economic Support
Selling Rakhine to the World
Boat Builder Floats New Business to Tap Island Tourism Boom
Superstars of Modern Burmese Dining
The Young Entrepreneur Putting Myanmar’s Food Industry on the Fast Track
Ethical Fashion Empowering Underprivileged Women
How Will Myanmar’s Ethnicities Shape Its Future?
The Day a Literary and Anti-Colonial Nationalist Giant Was Born
Three Myanmar Recipients Among ‘Women of the Future’ Award Winners
5 Civilians Killed as Tatmadaw Troops Open Fire on Village in N. Rakhine: Witnesses