The agency deserves praise for opening bribery cases against the Yangon attorney general and five other officials, but this is just the beginning of its fight.
Editorial and Opinion
The verdict in the Reuters reporters’ case has been delayed, but truth and justice cannot be postponed.
On the 30th anniversary of the ’88 uprising, The Irrawaddy reprints an appeal it ran in the year 2000 for a full recounting of the bloodshed. Without it, Myanmar would remain a divided,
A competently led rescue operation, selfless teamwork and a cast of inspiring characters captivated the world, and had Myanmar wondering, what if …
Monday's court decision to charge two Reuters reporters is a clear sign that press freedom in Myanmar is dangerously on the wane. The free press has been warned.
Rethinking the financial basis of the project could keep the strategically vital deep-sea port from falling into China’s debt trap.
Executive power in Myanmar is divided between the civilian government and armed forces. As many political observers put it, there are two lions sharing a cave. But which is king?
Prospects for peace are fading and the latest escalation in fighting is a sign that ethnic armed groups are losing faith in negotiations with the government and military.
The Home Affairs Ministry must explain why civilian thugs were allowed to attack a peaceful demonstration in Yangon
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