Associate professor Dr. Yoshihiro Nakanishi of Kyoto University discusses the Myanmar military’s longstanding political power.
The late US senator’s support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi saw him banned from the country for 15 years; he later clashed with her government over the Rohingya.
The bill, now working its way through Parliament, would reserve the country's casinos for foreigners only.
The Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee donated more than 400 million kyats to Myanmar flood victims through the National Reconciliation and Peace Center.
The Myanmar Club in Singapore had booked and paid for the event to be held at Singapore Polytechnic Convention Center before management revoked the agreement.
Finding a way out of the protracted deadlock over the Constitution will require a level of leadership and political will that has so far been absent.
Independence activist Andy Chan, a founder of the Hong Kong National Party, will speak at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club despite strong criticism from China’s Foreign Ministr
The Irrawaddy discusses Myanmar’s progress – or lack of – towards democracy since the ’88 uprising.
On Sunday, the US Embassy in Dhaka posted a statement criticizing the violent police response to student protests calling for changes to transport laws.
Thirty years on from the mass protests, student leaders of the pro-democracy uprising said their goals have been only partly realized and called for further reforms.
The ex-candidates, whose election victories were denied by the military, vow to deliver major constitutional reform with their allies.
How communists played a shadowy role in Myanmar's 1988 pro-democracy uprising.
Exactly 30 years ago, a democratic uprising took off in Rangoon that would sweep the country but end with a bloody crackdown by the military.
North Korea accused the US of going back on its word after the US urged Southeast Asian nations to maintain sanctions on North Korea until it gives up its nuclear weapons program.
Three decades after Myanmar took to the streets to demand an end to dictatorship, the country can reflect on the progress it has made and the hard road still ahead.