As the State Counselor prepares to discuss infrastructure plans with the Chinese president, The Irrawaddy collects its recent reporting on the controversial hydropower project.
Armed group says it attacked police regiment because Tatmadaw is using it to shell mountains near the town; captain among those killed.
Ongoing setbacks leave observers wondering if the peace process will have achieved anything by 2020.
Following two months in detention, Nang Mo Hom reflects on the situation surrounding her arrest by the TNLA upon her release.
The ethnic armed group accused Nang Mo Hom of informing on two TNLA fighters who were extorting money from businesses in northern Shan State.
At a meeting in Laiza, signatories and non-signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement discussed how all groups could participate in the country’s peace deal.
The TNLA last month took a Shan civilian away at gunpoint and put her on trial for obstructing troops. The govt and civil society groups call for her immediate release.
Ethnic signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement will review the current political landscape and the peace process.
Ta’ang people demand an apology after a woman shared a live Facebook video that insulted members of the Riang tribe.
Andrew Ong makes the case for the international community to reach out to the UWSA and build trust.
Karen Martyrs’ Day events were banned in Yangon and Irrawaddy regions. The Irrawaddy discusses the ban and what it means for peace and reconciliation.
With many men hooked on drugs, women have become the breadwinners in Palaung villages in Mongyaw.
Ethnic Karenni youth activists say they will halt their protests considering the possible divide between locals over the statue of the late independence hero.
The Council of Naga Affairs says locals weren’t consulted before erecting a statue of Gen Aung San in Khamti, Sagaing Region.
The Tatmadaw stated that ethnic rights are covered under citizens’ rights and objected to discussion of the topic.