A look at those articles of the Constitution the NLD is most likely to target for amendment first—and why.
The Irrawaddy discusses the NLD's proposal to form a committee to draft amendments to Myanmar's undemocratic Constitution and the prospects for genuine reform.
Former military strongman U Shwe Mann will form a new political with a view to reinforcing the civilian government led by State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Municipal chief neglecting his duties, says U Bo Bo Oo, citing ongoing problems with sanitation, stray dogs and vendors
Leaders in Kachin objected to an “inaccurate and misleading” statement released by the Chinese embassy claiming they support the resumption of the controversial Myitsone projec
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
The prominent democracy activist discusses his party's plans for winning seats, negotiating with the military and managing Myanmar's relations with the international community.
The party will cooperate with ethnic and other like-minded parties in hopes of creating a third party alliance to contest the 2020 elections.
The new party states that it will forge alliances in hopes of forming a coalition government in 2020.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses what lessons the ruling party can draw from its underwhelming performance in last week’s vote, which saw it win just seven of the 13 seats it c
Increasingly out of touch with voters, the NLD’s failure to tackle economic issues and its own structural problems could force it into alliances with ethnic parties in the next e
By Saturday evening, ruling party was facing defeat to USDP and ethnic parties in five races; full results due Sunday
The observers said they witnessed six rallies at which speakers disparaged another group or person based on their race, religion or gender.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party says the National League for Democracy government has not achieved any notable success two and half years into its administration.
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