On the 11th anniversary of the Saffron Revolution, we revisit this story from October 2007, in which the editor explained why Burma’s generals fear the influence of the Sangha.
At a meeting in Laiza, signatories and non-signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement discussed how all groups could participate in the country’s peace deal.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
"Today, the opportunity presents itself for talks," said NMSP Vice Chairman Nai Hong Sar. "I want us to try to make the best use of that opportunity."
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
Rights activists say the govt tightened its restrictions following a recent protest.
Ethnic signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement will review the current political landscape and the peace process.
Former Communist Party of Burma was a devout Buddhist who fought alongside members of many ethnic armed groups for several decades.
The bill, now working its way through Parliament, would reserve the country's casinos for foreigners only.
The Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee donated more than 400 million kyats to Myanmar flood victims through the National Reconciliation and Peace Center.
Peace Commission’s ambitious ‘Business for Peace’ initiative calls for armed ethnic groups to establish public companies
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s government must stay the course on its policy of encouraging interfaith dialogue while suppressing Buddhist nationalism.
State chief ministers have no such authority, Tatmadaw reminds L Phaung Sho.
Only one principle for the economic sector was set, as the Tatmadaw didn’t agree to 10 others during working committee discussions prior to the conference.
As third session of Panglong Peace Conference ends, some ethnic delegates complain Part Two of Union Accord ignores their suggestions