"The government must decisively repel international pressures against anyone, not only the Tatmadaw," a spokesman said. "But the government has not yet done enough in that regard."
26 The News For 26 September 2018
The RCSS spokesperson discusses causes and possible solutions to their ongoing clashes with the Tatmadaw and the TNLA, and the effects on locals in northern Shan State.
"Today, the opportunity presents itself for talks," said NMSP Vice Chairman Nai Hong Sar. "I want us to try to make the best use of that opportunity."
The Irrawaddy talks with journalist and Myanmar expert Bertil Lintner about the possible consequences of a harsh UN report on the country and the military.
Associate professor Dr. Yoshihiro Nakanishi of Kyoto University discusses the Myanmar military’s longstanding political power.
Questions and answers with Saw Myo Min Thu, executive director of Thabyay Education Foundation.
Virya Myanmar gives training and opportunities to women in need, making high quality clothing in traditional fabrics for the Yangon market.
Renowned in Myanmar as a pioneer of library science, and honored abroad for his contributions to scholarship, U Thaw Kaung looks back on a life among books.
The former Thai diplomat tells The Irrawaddy that the next few months could be ‘game-changing’ for Myanmar, depending on how it handles developments in the strife-torn state.
U Set Aung said Myanmar's new deal with the SEZ's Chinese developer would include safeguards against a debt trap and that efforts to reform the overall economy were on track.
Mongla Group supports peace, but the path to that goal is not the same for all groups, general secretary U Kyi Myint says.
USDP spokesperson U Thein Tun Oo discusses the upcoming by-election, the peace process, his party’s efforts to enhance its image and the 2020 election.
This week, Dateline Irrawaddy discusses how the Central Bank of Myanmar should handle the weakening exchange rate and its effect on the country.
Chin National Front vice chairman Salai Lian Hmung says differing definitions of democracy and federalism are the key hurdles to implementing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.
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