"We have no confidence," Mandalay Region Chief Minister U Zaw Myint Maung said of the ruling party's prospects in the heavily ethnic minority states.
The Irrawaddy speaks to veteran Thai journalist Kavi Chongkittavorn about the key issues facing Myanmar, and its ties with Thailand, ASEAN and the West.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the views on this critical issue put forward by participants in the recent peace summit in Naypyitaw.
As EU mulls sanctions, Chinese online shopping giant scales up activity here amid murky e-commerce laws
The UK’s new ambassador to Myanmar shares his experiences in office so far, current Myanmar-UK relations and his thoughts on the referral of military leadership to the ICC.
State Counselor will also visit an IDP camp, a monastery and flood victims during her visit to Kachin State on Friday
Backlash against city government’s targeting of Eleven Media is latest blow to once-popular U Phyo Min Thein’s support.
As Western countries remove support and loosen economic ties with Myanmar, the government appears to be siding up to its eastern allies. Is this a good or bad idea?
Portraits of party chairman and local candidate for Nov. 3 by-election defaced in Myingyan Township
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has expressed her appreciation for Japan’s understanding and support during a time when Myanmar’s international image has been tarnished.
During the USDP’s by-election campaign in Chin State, the party chairman has said the NLD uses the 2008 Constitution as an excuse for their shortcomings.
Hundreds of employees demand reinstatement of 30 union members they say were fired after pushing for better conditions
The Anti-Corruption Commission has stepped up its activities, but the Constitution shields defense services personnel from its investigations.
Representatives of the tourism ministry and the Japanese and South Korean ambassadors met arrivals at Yangon International Airport on Monday, the first day of the new free-visa sch
Dozens of stakeholders swap ideas with government officials at informal talks in Yangon