When I do it just fuels wild rumors, the former House Speaker says
Ahead of the State Counselor’s visit to Beijing, Bertil Lintner discusses China’s peace process intentions, concerns on the Myitsone dam and major BRI projects on Rakhine’s c
Backlash has forced Malaysia to strike a new labor supply deal with Nepal and open talks with other countries. Myanmar has been left out, and its migrant workers are paying for it.
9 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew requested by state Border Affairs Ministry ‘to maintain order’
In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
"The Tatmadaw is focusing its efforts on peace and stability and would like to urge the parties to join hands,” Snr. Gen. Min Aung Hlaing told political party leaders in Naypyita
The ruling party may be able to chip away at the military's proxies and business interests. But tinkering with its constitutional privileges may prove a step too far.
The NLD administration’s heavy-handed response to ethnic grievances will only inflame tensions and enhance perceptions that the ‘Bamar’ government is not interested in ethnic
The Irrawaddy recently spoke with a number of ethnic politicians and political analysts for their views on the military’s resistance to the NLD’s attempts at constitutional cha
The ruling NLD denied the claim, in turn accusing the military-backed USDP of using religion and nationalism for its own political ends.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
A look at those articles of the Constitution the NLD is most likely to target for amendment first—and why.
Of the 30 lawmakers who joined Tuesday's debate on whether to form the committee, only five — all from the military-backed USDP — objected.
Rumors and questions around the death of U Ko Ni continue to run rampant as the authorities fail to bring his killers to justice.
Brussels began a formal procedure in October to strip the country’s special trade status over concerns for human rights, democracy and rule of law.