The Dawei Nationalities Party says officials in Tenasserim banned ethnic Dawei from writing signs in their language for this week's full moon festival and wants the order scrapped.
The case could have repercussions for hundreds of other protesters who have not yet been charged.
The party will cooperate with ethnic and other like-minded parties in hopes of creating a third party alliance to contest the 2020 elections.
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.
NLD lawmakers and others have opened scores of legal cases under Article 66 (d) since the law was changed after a public outcry in 2017.
For many Americans, Tuesday's congressional midterm elections are a referendum on President Donald Trump’s divisive persona, hardline policies and pugnacious politics.
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
Ethnic organization denies supporting ruling party after pamphlets appear bearing photo of General Yawd Serk
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
PM Sheikh Hasina will sit down to unprecedented talks with the opposition to discuss installing a caretaker government ahead of December's election.
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.