Rev. Hkalam Samson of the Kachin Baptist Convention says leaders talk about peace but they benefit too much from war.
The NLD government—once seen as Myanmar’s best hope for a free and democratic society—has turned out to be an enemy of democracy’s key ingredient: freedom of expression.
Speaking on her 74th birthday, State Counselor reminds party’s lawmakers they have a duty to their country and constituents.
On the occasion of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's 74 birthday today, The Irrawaddy revisits a 2017 story about her time under house arrest and the strange visit of an American who showed up
As State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits Prague this week, The Irrawaddy revisits an interview with Karel Schwarzenberg, a former Czech foreign minister, from 2014.
The firebrand nationalist monk is in Yangon though the police have not yet attempted to arrest him.
On May 27, 1990, the NLD won what was to be Myanmar’s first democratic election in 30 years, but voters soon learned the military junta would blatantly ignore the results.
If the NLD fails to take into account the importance of the role of women in government, potential for the country’s future economic and social success is at risk.
At an interfaith advisory forum in Naypyitaw, political and religious leaders joined together to encourage respect for a peaceful diversity of race, religion and thought.
Ahead of the State Counselor’s visit to Beijing, Bertil Lintner discusses China’s peace process intentions, concerns on the Myitsone dam and major BRI projects in Rakhine.
On the 30th anniversary of her death, The Irrawaddy looks back at a story on the life of Daw Khin Kyi, the overlooked mother of Myanmar State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
U Aung San Oo to petition Chief Justice directly after Supreme Court rejects his appeal in case involving family home.