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.
The widely expected cabinet reshuffle has serious implications for the government, the economy and the peace process.
Irrawaddy English editor Kyaw Zwa Moe, political analyst Ko Yan Myo Thein and human rights activist Cheery Zahau discuss how Myanmar might improve its foreign relations.
Govt and other reports show that fewer than 80,000 remain from a pre-crisis population of nearly 770,000
Denied a meeting with the home affairs minister, a disappointed and angry Richardson blindsided the State Counselor and stunned his fellow Advisory Board members, according to first-hand
Dr. Myo Aung seen as most likely successor should president need to step down.
Party leadership questions police handling of Tuesday’s riot, which left 7 dead.
The Irrawaddy discusses to what extent the country will be able to move forward in 2018 amid political problems that surfaced in the past year.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told her audience in Kayah State not to fear reporting corrupt officials. Participants and observers said that’s easier said than done.
The Irrawaddy rounds up significant events in what has been a troubled year for Myanmar.