This week, The Irrawaddy discusses what lessons the ruling party can draw from its underwhelming performance in last week’s vote, which saw it win just seven of the 13 seats it c
Increasingly out of touch with voters, the NLD’s failure to tackle economic issues and its own structural problems could force it into alliances with ethnic parties in the next e
Failure to heed feelings of local communities could erode support for NLD, analysts warn
100 years since his birth, Aung San’s aspirations for a unified and democratic Myanmar are yet to be realized.
China’s focus remains firmly fixed on the ‘Myanmar Corridor’ no matter how the dynamics of domestic politics change in Naypyidaw