The degree to which the various FPNCC groups will be allowed to participate remains unclear, however.
Critics say plan for Yangon’s National Races Village is driven by pursuit of profit, not a desire to aid ethnic communities.
At the second party congress, lawmakers welcome criticism and reaffirm campaign promises.
Military representatives oppose the inclusion of an international member but both sides know they must somehow carry out an investigation that is acceptable to the international co
Energy minister says urgent action needed or country may face dire electricity shortages in 3 years
Gov’t says ‘independent’ panel to include one international member, 2 local experts; in separate move, Naypyitaw inks MoU on Rohingya repatriation with 2 UN agencies
A survivor of the Depayin Massacre in 2003 describes how regime-linked thugs attacked a convoy in rural Sagaing Region that included Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Malaysians began voting in what is likely to be the country's closest-fought general election.
On the eve of the referendum that ushered in the current charter, pro-democracy activists debated whether it was a step in the right direction or the death-knell for their movement
In the past, writers and publishers in Burma were targets of one of the world’s most draconian censorship systems.
UN visits troubled Rakhine State, while China and Western nations continue to both influence and pressure once-isolated Myanmar.
As nation’s strongest institution, military is vital to democratic transition, party says.As nation’s strongest institution, military is vital to democratic transition, party s
Leeds United will visit Myanmar despite an army crackdown and the British government's advice against traveling to some areas in the country.
The Irrawaddy discusses prospects for peace and progress in Myanmar with a newly-elected president at the helm.
The Tatmadaw and NLD's failure to agree on even a name for the anniversary underscores a deeper divide about the army's role in Myanmar and how to move the country toward peace.