The NMSP wrapped up a three-day meeting on Wednesday to explain its reasons for signing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement in February and to gather public feedback.
Attacks on Islamic clerics, schools and mosques in recent weeks ramp up tensions in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country.
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.
“Taking an uncompromising attitude will invite more problems and it will be the people who bear the brunt,” says U Aung Moe Zaw.
Najib's foes are expected to fan suspicions of corruption over billions of dollars that have gone missing from a state fund founded by the prime minister.
With the majority of members having signed the ceasefire agreement, the UNFC may dissolve and be consigned to a relic of history.
Addition of two signatories unlikely to ease armed conflict in country’s far north, however
The Committee for Shan State Unity has named the Shan Nationalities Democratic Party its new chair, replacing the Restoration Council of Shan State.
In withstanding her fall from grace on the international stage, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has proven her calling to politics.
The proposed revisions have sparked alarm among activists who said it would breach basic rights and could be misused to target the LGBT community.
Lawmaker, activist remember U Ko Ni’s contributions during Indonesian trip to study conflict resolution.
Knee-jerk responses and official narratives will never provide lasting solutions.
Organizing committee invites existing parties to merge into new bloc.