Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s government must stay the course on its policy of encouraging interfaith dialogue while suppressing Buddhist nationalism.
Htein Win’s photos, hidden for years out of fear, will be showcased for all to see significant moments in Myanmar’s modern history.
Mongla Group supports peace, but the path to that goal is not the same for all groups, general secretary U Kyi Myint says.
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.
Myanmar can take lessons from abroad, U Win Myint says on World Environment Day.
The Irrawaddy speaks with two generations of Thingyan Than Gyat lovers about the history and significance of the antiphonal chants and their efforts to keep the tradition alive.
“I don’t like to define my paintings at all. Perhaps they think [paintings] are valuable only when they represent something," said Soe Naing.
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 Tatmadaw chief spoke about national sovereignty, condemned religious prejudice, and insisted that free speech must have limits.
In annual comments to the nation, the commander-in-chief repeatedly touches on the Tatmadaw’s central role in politics, the peace process and development.
U T Khun Myat’s rise to the position of deputy speaker raises number of possibly worrying questions
The Irrawaddy discusses achievements and challenges in that time with two veterans of the student and pro-democracy movements.
China unveiled its largest rise in defense spending in three years, setting an 8.1 percent growth target to fuel the country's military modernization program.
100 years since his birth, Aung San’s aspirations for a unified and democratic Myanmar are yet to be realized.
In withstanding her fall from grace on the international stage, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has proven her calling to politics.