Legislation calls for sanctions on more military leaders over human rights abuses in Rakhine State and encourages reform of the country's murky gemstone industry.
Mandate to rule is being eroded by inaction over humanitarian emergency in the north
The Mon National Representative Party will soon register with the UEC in order to contest the 2020 elections and “truly represent all Mon people.”
The Irrawaddy presents a decade of commentary and opinion on Myanmar’s controversial charter and the various efforts to change it
Thirteen seats up for grabs in Union, state, regional parliaments.
While the Union government proposes an easing of travel restrictions for national verification card holders, the opposition party strongly objects.
NLD co-founder U Win Tin's call for justice for political prisoners has yet to be answered.
U Ko Ko Gyi agrees to modify party’s name; aims to offer alternative to voters, strengthen democracy.
The NLD's bill to amend the country's protest law is the most controversial legislation the party has tried to pass since coming to power. What does it really want?
The Irrawaddy discusses achievements and challenges in that time with two veterans of the student and pro-democracy movements.
The late activist and political prisoner would have been 88 today. We look back on his contribution to Myanmar's struggle for democracy.
Lower House member says government’s relocation of Kaman to Yangon violates proposals in Annan report
Lack of unified view on nationalist monks ties government’s hands, says religious affairs minister
‘Women in News’ summit also calls attention to lack of safeguards against harassment of female reporters in the field and in the newsroom
The Committee for Shan State Unity has named the Shan Nationalities Democratic Party its new chair, replacing the Restoration Council of Shan State.