Deputy commander meets with commissioners; panel chief vows evidence-based probe.
Associate professor Dr. Yoshihiro Nakanishi of Kyoto University discusses the Myanmar military’s longstanding political power.
Bans draw mixed responses; gov’t insists it had no part in the decision and looks to dispel any misunderstanding that could harm national reconciliation.
Adviser to Committee for Shan State Unity says government is acting as if it wants Shan to secede from the Union.
The former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran unsuccessfully for president as a self-styled maverick in 2008 and a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, is 81.
In leading the government's Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, the late UN secretary-general helped win rare international praise for Myanmar in the wake of the Rohingya crisis.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday. Myanmar people will remember him for his involvement in addressing the crisis in Rakhine State.
Andrew Ong makes the case for the international community to reach out to the UWSA and build trust.
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.
The fighting has displaced hundreds of villagers in Namtu Township, where two ethnic armed groups accuse a third of encroaching on their territory.
Eighty lawmakers have signed up to debate the controversial bill to amend the law. Critics warn that the changes would further stifle the freedom of expression.
Although he cannot directly influence government policy, Japanese Emperor Akihito has created a broader consciousness of Japan's wartime past, experts say.
Beijing’s aggressive approach could see it grab most of the benefit of reforms.
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