Nang Htwe Hmone is one of only seven women among the 69 candidates in Saturday's poll, but she feels confident about becoming Mandalay's next Shan ethnic affairs minister.
‘Sound Weaving’ show takes visitors back to the pre-digital days of the ’80s and ’90s
How communists played a shadowy role in Myanmar's 1988 pro-democracy uprising.
Stoking the popular discontent that erupted into a nationwide uprising 30 years ago was economic mismanagement, which had reduced a fundamentally wealthy nation to pauper status.
The Irrawaddy discusses achievements and challenges in that time with two veterans of the student and pro-democracy movements.