Gov’t eager to resume formal peace process, U Tun Tun Oo says at talks with KNU
Death threats will not dissuade journalists from covering the Rakhine conflict, but the authorities must take steps to protect them.
The government says it won't comment. Some lawmakers and armed groups say an extension past April 30 was unlikely to do much good.
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
Unlike at previous press conferences, military’s information team declines to release fresh casualty figures
"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
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the latest effort to amend the Constitution in the context of ethnic groups’ political and security goals.
Gov’t officials question AA representatives about viral statement as NRPC meets with non-signatories to NCA in Naypyitaw.
The activists rejected the points of compromise which involved a minor alteration to the statue and the option of installing a Karenni hero’s statue nearby.
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 ethnic organizations—all non-signatories to the NCA—are due to meet NRPC and Tatmadaw teams
The public has endured three years of incompetence and lack of accountability from their state and regional leaders.
Declaring a state of emergency or inserting more troops will not solve the root causes of the conflict.
Estranged from his former Army colleagues, and with his partnership with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi showing signs of strain, the retired general seems to be out in the cold.
While ethnic minority parties want chief ministers elected by local lawmakers, they are concerned that it could end up giving even more power to the military.