U San Kyaw Hla says the state legislature is doing what it can to end rights abuses and inequality; he calls for peace through dialogue and an end to the internet shutdown.
20 The News For 20 July 2019
With changes in government and ceasefire agreements signed since 2012, the Mae Tao Clinic on the Thai-Myanmar border continues operating on less and less aid.
To fix things, the NLD government must ignore interest groups and reform the State-owned Economic Enterprises Law, says Forest Trend's Daw Khin Saw Htay.
U Thet Nyunt, one of Myanmar’s most senior artists and the father of prominent 88 Generation Students leader Ko Min Ko Naing, died Tuesday morning. He was 93 years old.
Ethnic Shan lawmaker launches bid to establish a Shan ethnic affairs minister constituency in the Karen legislature.
The Kachin State People’s Party is working to get other ethnic alliance parties on board for a coalition government focusing on better rights for Myanmar’s ethnic population.
Daw Nang Yin, wife of Mong La leader U Sai Lin, also praises State Counselor, saying she has had to worker harder than men for her achievements.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the legality of the appeal by the Buddha Dhamma Prahita Foundation, formerly known as Ma Ba Tha, for citizens to reject the government, and the significance
Key developments at the agency include making training more useful and offering it to lower-level officials, says public policy expert who is assisting the reform process.
On National Day of Sweden, The Irrawaddy interviewed the Swedish ambassador to discuss what Myanmar can learn from his country’s experience in environmental issues.
Security analyst and scholar of Southeast Asian terrorism Sidney Jones speaks about regional security in Southeast Asia after the collapse of ISIS in the Middle East.
As State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits Prague this week, The Irrawaddy revisits an interview with Karel Schwarzenberg, a former Czech foreign minister, from 2014.
Karen Women Organization head Naw K’nyaw Paw discusses her work and her remaining goals after becoming the 3rd Myanmar recipient of the International Women of Courage Award.
Currently undergoing treatment for kidney failure, the peerless activist, advocate and educator reflects on a life lived for justice and the rights of all.
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