This week, The Irrawaddy discusses protests against the naming of a bridge in Mon State and their future implications.
Mon State parliament speaker Daw Tin Ei discusses the regional parliament’s successes and challenges in its first year.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the recent attacks in Laukkai as well as other developments in Burma’s peace process.
In the second part of an interview, Nang Khin Htwe Myint discusses natural resource exploitation and the future of coal in Karen State.
In the first part of an interview, Nang Khin Htwe Myint talks about obstacles to repatriation of internally displaced communities.
This week, Ye Ni speaks with Daw Khin Lay and U Mun Awng about the role of women in politics, conflict zones and at home.
Minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye talks with The Irrawaddy about government plans to support women’s rights.
Dr Lei Lei Maw, chief minister of Tenasserim Division, talks tourism booms, coral reef thieves and land disputes.
Sai Ba Nyan, volunteer vice chairman of a northern Shan State IDP camp with more than 900 people, feels that Burma’s govt has forgotten about them.
The Irrawaddy discusses if this Shwedagon Pagoda replica was built for religious purposes only, or if it was built with a political purpose in mind.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the development of private media and necessary reforms to state-run media.
Brig-Gen Tun Myat Naing speaks about the conflict between the Burma Army and the Northern Alliance, and China’s role in the peace process.
Mayor Naw San sits down with The Irrawaddy and talks about the latest developments in Laiza, home of the KIO and KIA headquarters.
He was ‘a man of high integrity whose main devotion was to make this country more democratic than it is,’ the journalist says about U Ko Ni.
The Irrawaddy discusses the impact of the new public transit system on commuters soon after its launch, as well as the challenges ahead.