"The Ledo road links China and India, and the Tatmadaw of course wants to clear the area," said Col. Naw Bu.
Irrawaddy reporter Kyaw Kha speaks with lawyer Aung Soe Oo and justice advocate Myat Kyaw about the dangers of the “Eat well” campaign.
Envoy says two Koreas’ unity efforts have resonance for Myanmar; hails increasing trade ties
The Irrawaddy discusses how the regional government should proceed to improve the lives of locals in 2018.
“Privacy control is not about hiding; it is about controlling how much we want others to know. We need to know what information is being taken,” said Daw Ei Myat Noe Khin.
Irrawaddy English editor Kyaw Zwa Moe, political analyst Dr. Yan Myo Thein and Irrawaddy Burmese editor Ko Ye Ni examine the NLD’s recent cabinet reshuffles.
Arrested Arakan National Party lawmaker says lethal riot crackdown will hurt union, peace process.
Irrawaddy English editor Kyaw Zwa Moe discusses the challenges facing Myanmar in 2018 with Irrawaddy Burmese editor Ko Ye Ni and senior reporter Ma Nyein Nyein.
U Aung Min said local authorities were ready to start vetting applications from the refugees in Bangladesh who fled Rakhine State after the outbreak of violence there in late Augus
The Irrawaddy discusses to what extent the country will be able to move forward in 2018 amid political problems that surfaced in the past year.
The son of late NLD official Monywa Tin Shwe recalls his father’s imprisonment for his political activism during military rule, his death in jail, and justice not met.
This week, Dateline Irrawaddy discusses the recent arrest of two Reuters reporters charged under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
‘Women are the center of the family…the ones holding communities together, and they are the ones who know how to reconstruct the social fabric of the society,’ said Katherine
A smaller group without a fundamental agenda poses biggest threat to complex process, says EU analyst
The journalist, who spent decades reporting on the excesses of the military junta in Myanmar, explains what the refugee crisis means for India and the region.