Some wonder whether the National League for Democracy’s leadership is prepared to ‘walk the walk’ and not just ‘talk the talk’.
Given the military proxy USDP’s poor election result, the armed forces chief may be reconsidering his rumored political ambitions, but is he too old to stay on as chief?
Legal analysts dismiss the USDP’s claims and warn the party it may find itself breaching the defamation law and COVID-19 restrictions.
Tatmadaw chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing’s repeated comments casting doubt on the legitimacy of next week’s election are fueling talk of a possible military coup.
Riots, abductions, and deadly attacks in this campaign have reached record numbers compared to 2015.
Before his detention, the key figure behind the UDP developed a network of connections ranging from Chinese triads and Wa warlords to the DEA and foreign diplomats.
Will federal units be drafting ‘state constitutions’ or ‘state laws’? That’s the latest hang-up.
The United Democratic Party is fielding more than 1,000 candidates in November’s election but its leader, U Kyaw Myint, has failed to answer questions about his past.
With the route through Parliament stymied, could the Union Accord provide a path toward negotiations that lead to meaningful change after the election?
When Beijing sent a member of its elite Politburo to press for implementation of China’s BRI projects, Myanmar officials stressed the need for ‘quality investment’.
Parties turn to young candidates in conflict-torn Rakhine amid rivalry between various local ethnic parties and low interest in November’s election among the public.
Despite political parties’ reduced role in this fourth session of the 21st-Century Panglong peace conference, the parties complied for the sake of the peace process.
The Irrawaddy’s analysis of political ads on Facebook shows opposition parties are far outspending the ruling NLD and popular ethnic parties ahead of the Nov. 8 poll.
Pressure is building on election officials amid public complaints that preliminary voter lists are missing names, include deceased people, and contain faulty data.
After several years of seeming to tilt toward China, how will Myanmar react to the US’s new assertiveness in Southeast Asia?