The Irrawaddy speaks to veteran Thai journalist Kavi Chongkittavorn about the key issues facing Myanmar, and its ties with Thailand, ASEAN and the West.
The observers said they witnessed six rallies at which speakers disparaged another group or person based on their race, religion or gender.
Backlash against city government’s targeting of Eleven Media is latest blow to once-popular U Phyo Min Thein’s support.
As Western countries remove support and loosen economic ties with Myanmar, the government appears to be siding up to its eastern allies. Is this a good or bad idea?
The Yangon government has announced that an article published by Eleven Media included false information which dishonored and caused public distrust the regional government.
Portraits of party chairman and local candidate for Nov. 3 by-election defaced in Myingyan Township
Myanmar’s ties with Japan have been close since Gen. Aung San met with a visiting Japanese military officer in 1940. Here are the key events that have shaped bilateral relations since
During his lifetime, Nai Ngwe Thein fought for democracy and rights for his ethnic Mon people under four generations of military dictatorship, undeterred by four prison sentences.
Ruling party delegations are beating a path to Beijing’s door as Chinese Communist Party hosts ‘goodwill’ and ‘training’ visits and fosters party-to-party ties
"The government must decisively repel international pressures against anyone, not only the Tatmadaw," a spokesman said. "But the government has not yet done enough in that regard."
Some lawmakers have criticized NLD party rules, calling them too rigid.
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.
Development organizations say that the project would improve the students’ educational experience, but that a change of mindset is necessary for Arakanese to accept it.
The NLD says it asked China, Myanmar's largest investor, to take local concerns into account and create local jobs when planning and carrying out projects in the country.
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.