Standing Committee statement repeats objection to Tatmadaw’s “new” conditions for implementing the NCA
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
Cambodian PM told his ministers to ease pressure on labor union leaders, after threats by the EU to remove the Southeast Asian country's duty-free trading access.
Some of the candidates who lost a race to the USDP question the ballots the military-backed party won in early voting on military bases, where monitoring is heavily restricted.
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 ruling party has vowed to start delivering on its promises, but it faces a tough fight in ethnic areas and a newly confident USDP in Saturday’s vote
Nang Htwe Hmone is one of only seven women among the 69 candidates in Saturday's poll, but she feels confident about becoming Mandalay's next Shan ethnic affairs minister.
An entrenched, male-dominated ‘security approach’ has left the peace process deadlocked.
A political crisis in Sri Lanka took a deadly turn days after the president removed the prime minister and installed a powerful ally of China in his place.
Cambodia failed to allay criticisms of authoritarianism and rights abuses that threaten the country's duty-free trading access to the European Union.
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
The sanctions would include Myanmar's lucrative textile industry and potentially put at risk thousands of jobs but would not come into effect immediately.
Dozens of stakeholders swap ideas with government officials at informal talks in Yangon