The Committee for Shan State Unity has named the Shan Nationalities Democratic Party its new chair, replacing the Restoration Council of Shan State.
The “From Dictatorship to Democracy” author explains why resistance in Burma failed to dislodge the country’s military rulers.
The two UNFC members agreed to a deal after meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.
The three parties finally set aside their differences after five years of negotiations in a bid to see the Kachin win seats in the 2020 general election.
Tatmadaw refuses to allow Taungyi to be used as venue for talks; impasse could create dilemma for UPC.
Gen N’Ban La assumes chairmanship to consolidate control over all three main organs of Kachin Independence Organization.
As fighting continues around the country, observers and stakeholders comment on the effectiveness of the peace process moving forward.
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.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals, groups and events that shaped headlines in 2017, for better or worse.
‘Women are the center of the family…the ones holding communities together, and they are the ones who know how to reconstruct the social fabric of the society,’ said Katherine
ENAC argues for states’ right to collect tax, run mother tongue school programs.
Moegyo challenges the role of development/assistance in ethnic areas and provides recommendations for vetting.
On the State Counselor’s fourth visit to China, The Irrawaddy revisits this story from July 2015 about her first visit.
Military and nationalists see violence as threat to country’s sovereignty and religious foundations
Delegates meet informally in Yangon as dispute over terminology drags on.