Burma’s democracy movement needs some serious soul searching if it wants to secure its aims.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
The former Thai diplomat tells The Irrawaddy that the next few months could be ‘game-changing’ for Myanmar, depending on how it handles developments in the strife-torn state.
U Set Aung said Myanmar's new deal with the SEZ's Chinese developer would include safeguards against a debt trap and that efforts to reform the overall economy were on track.
Social media giant to work with civil society groups to stop fear mongering
Htein Win’s photos, hidden for years out of fear, will be showcased for all to see significant moments in Myanmar’s modern history.
UPDJC bloc disavows comments, which upset Daw Aung San Suu Kyi; Rakhine politicians say major parties have never been asked to self-censor
At opening of 21st-Century Panglong Peace Conference, Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing urges all armed groups to sign NCA; State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says ceasefire is just the first
The songwriter, bassist and peace charity group founder died of liver cancer on Tuesday. He was 71.
The refugees are being told that their only “choice” is “voluntary” return to Myanmar. In fact, there are other solutions.
Experts from various fields address the country’s future, stating that social change needs to start now.
Chin National Front vice chairman Salai Lian Hmung says differing definitions of democracy and federalism are the key hurdles to implementing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.
Government urged to impose strict controls on jade mine operators in Kachin State after recent muddy inundations
NLD-led administration not putting the right people in the right jobs, the private sector believes
Come August, a new Companies Law will make it easier for foreign investors to do business in Myanmar. But the Rakhine crisis and civil war are scaring many of them away.