In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
In 2015 many farmers in Irrawaddy Region voted for the NLD expecting the party to win them their stolen land back. More than three years on, they have little to show for it.
About 400 local Kashmiris have been recruited by militants since the start of 2016, nearly double the number in the previous six years, according to government data.
The Irrawaddy discusses the Anti-Corruption Commission's recent case against Tanintharyi Region Chief Minister Daw Lei Lei Maw, its limits and its potential.
With a number of St. Patrick’s Day parties and the international Gout de France food event in the coming seven days, there is a truly international buzz about Yangon this week.
"Before, it was just a bunch of personal animosities against Islam expressed online, but now these scattered movements are becoming more defined," said Zakee Pitakumpol.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the Tatmadaw’s strongly negative initial reactions to the NLD’s constitutional reform bid.
American political scientist Francis Fukuyama said in an interview that the rise of identity politics was "an unhealthy situation for democracy to be in when people line themselves
A mining, export and import company detained and assaulted two Myitkyina Journal reporters after they wrote about locals’ plans to protest against its plantation projects.
Chinese joint venture angered by newspaper’s coverage of the company’s alleged land grabbing.
Killers have taken history into their hands on several occasions in the recent past. Some achieved their immediate goals, others didn’t—but history will be their ultimate judge
In widely circulated video, creators of ‘Yongbang Blockchain SEZ’ in Shan State promise ‘e-citizenship’ to all
Will the military abide by U Than Shwe’s pledge to allow reform after ‘a few years’ of the party’s rule?
In stunning move, Princess Ubolratana breaks tradition of royals eschewing politics
But many gay people say the new law does not go far enough. It does not recognize marriage between same-sex partners, or give them the right to adopt or have children as a couple.