The chief of the newly formed Kachin State People’s Party, Dr. Manam Tu Ja, says next year’s election could bring sweeping federal reforms and a chance of real peace.
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Rev. Hkalam Samson of the Kachin Baptist Convention says leaders talk about peace but they benefit too much from war.
The Irrawaddy sits down with the Karen National Union general secretary for a wide-ranging discussion of the groups’ roles and goals in Myanmar’s peace process.
This week on Dateline Irrawaddy, we speak with Dr. Aung Myo and Ko Zan about where the ongoing clashes between rebels and the Myanmar military in Shan State are headed.
This week, The Irrawaddy sits down with NLD lawmaker U Aung Kyi Nyunt to discuss the long road to democracy, and the merits of Myanmar’s ‘obligation-based’ society.
The army arrests local officials who are contacted by EAOs demanding money, but does not protect them, brother of detained village head in Myanmar’s Shan State says.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses student groups’ relationship with the current government, and what they see as the most pressing needs on campuses in Myanmar.
The Irrawaddy talks to the Mekong Institute’s Dwight Jason Ronan, Myanmar country coordinator, about food safety at home and in neighboring countries.
More than 300 Shan IDPs that fled civil wars at home in 2002 have little hope that Aung San Suu Kyi’s government can bring peace or repatriation.
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.
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.
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