How communists played a shadowy role in Myanmar's 1988 pro-democracy uprising.
On the 30th anniversary of the ’88 uprising, The Irrawaddy revisits an interview from 2013 with award-winning activist Min Ko Naing, one of the movement’s most prominent leader
Suspects held under a controversial new detention measure introduced nationwide by China's anti-graft super ministry this year must be well treated, the corruption watchdog said.
The draft National Register of Citizens is expected to list Indian citizens residing in Assam and, in the process, find a solution to the citizenship issue plaguing the state.
Social media giant to work with civil society groups to stop fear mongering
Sein Myint is a modernist painter with a scholarly appreciation of traditional Myanmar culture and customs.
Tatmadaw’s refusal to consider public recommendations means the road to a fair and representative union will be a long one.
India so far has little to show for its much-touted Act East Asia policy.
“All in all, it is incumbent on ASEAN to reach out to the United States, Japan, India, and Australia,” writes Kavi Chongkittavorn regarding US Indo-Pacific strategy.
Critics say plan for Yangon’s National Races Village is driven by pursuit of profit, not a desire to aid ethnic communities.
Attack on Indian security post days after minister’s visit points to need for real engagement with all parties.
Myanmar can take lessons from abroad, U Win Myint says on World Environment Day.
The Irrawaddy discusses what measures the NLD govt should take to improve its efforts to fight corruption within its ranks.
Legislation calls for sanctions on more military leaders over human rights abuses in Rakhine State and encourages reform of the country's murky gemstone industry.
Album and magazine launches, art exhibits, cosplay, Italian film and more — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.