Services will be resumed in N. Rakhine, Chin’s Paletwa Township when stability returns, operator’s chief engineer says.
Region faces rising authoritarianism, trafficking and growing environmental problems amid mounting US-China rivalry.
This week, Dateline and guests discuss the 2020 elections, ethnic parties and the NLD.
An open letter from the United Solidarity and Development Party and its political allies to the election commission called current electoral processes unfree and unfair.
Demonstrators from across a wide spectrum of Hong Kong society began joining the protesters early on Wednesday as businesses across the city prepared to go on strike.
KNU chief says aim of Chiang Mai meeting of PPCM was to move peace process forward; Tatmadaw says Bangkok attaché, not commander-in-chief, asked Thai army to intervene.
This week, Dateline and guests discuss the need for the Tatmadaw to end its involvement in affairs political, economic and administrative.
Political analysts are calling a May 23 collaboration between the military and the USDP that offered free medical services an inappropriate political partnership.
Organizers said 180,000 joined the peaceful vigil in Hong Kong while in Beijing, hundreds of uniformed and plainclothes police monitored the square conducting spot ID checks.
Rights groups said authorities had rounded up, detained and threatened dissidents and activists in the run-up to the anniversary.
Political protests like those seen in 1989 are almost unthinkable in today's China, where even small demonstrations can be snuffed out by police with sophisticated surveillance.
To prevent further disturbances, the pardon system must be more clearly explained to inmates.
The United Wa State Army’s 30th anniversary peace celebration was a new spectacle of strength and autonomy, but their precise demands remain unchanged.
To mark what would have been his 100th birthday today, The Irrawaddy revisits this 2013 article on the late novelist and poet Dagon Taya.
If the NLD fails to take into account the importance of the role of women in government, potential for the country’s future economic and social success is at risk.