"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.
22 The News For 22 January 2019
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.
Managing director of Myeik-based tour operator is making fiberglass speedboats to cater to growing number of visitors to Mergui Archipelago
The SSPP's vice chairman says his group wants to settle its fight with the RCSS in Shan State peacefully and that the military's four-month ceasefire is not likely to achieve much.
On the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the formation of the DKBA, The Irrawaddy interviews Gen. Saw Mo Shay, commander-in-chief of the ethnic Karen armed group.
"Now there's formally been an acknowledgement that there is indeed the problem. But the discussion is, what do you do next?" said Yeshua Moser-Puangsuwan of Landmine Monitor.
U Myat Thu, who sits on a joint committee overseeing the corridor's development, spoke with The Irrawaddy about what Myanmar was doing to manage the potential risks and rewards.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the souring relationship between Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the press, including her controversial remarks about social media.
Outgoing UNFPA representative looks back on her work promoting empowerment of women and youth, and helping to organize the first census in decades
Thick skin and determination are the essential ingredients to RTH Group managing director Htet Myet Oo’s recipe for success in the modern Myanmar food industry.
As China and Japan vie for influence in the Mekong subregion, Myanmar will need to be stable, peaceful and well managed if it is to extract the maximum benefit, a Japanese expert s
The prominent democracy activist discusses his party's plans for winning seats, negotiating with the military and managing Myanmar's relations with the international community.
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