Burma Campaign UK adds 38 firms including Apple, Google, Huawei to list of businesses with links to Tatmadaw or projects abusing human rights, environment.
Army releases few details of senior general’s visit; experts say transport plane is too expensive for military.
Two more bridges destroyed, army base attacked as rebel alliance continues offensive in NE Myanmar.
This week, The Irrawaddy sits down with NLD lawmaker U Aung Kyi Nyunt to discuss the long road to democracy, and the merits of Myanmar’s ‘obligation-based’ society.
While warning that Thursday’s strikes could derail the peace process, President’s Office says door is still open to ceasefire talks with Northern Alliance.
Many IDPs trapped as army puts besieged villages in township’s rural areas under lockdown due to heavy fighting with AA, lawmakers and residents say.
Newtec cut ties with Myanmar-military backed telecom operator in response to UN report; local partner Com & Com says number of subscribers affected won’t be large.
The army arrests local officials who are contacted by EAOs demanding money, but does not protect them, brother of detained village head in Myanmar’s Shan State says.
Tatmadaw says the attack shows the groups do not want peace; no casualties reported in assault on battalion HQ in Muse District.
The generals who built Naypyitaw will not be forced from it via charter change; can the city’s old and new residents work together to manage a transition to democracy?
Thirty years on, which aims of Myanmar’s '88 uprising have been realized and which remain to be achieved, asks The Irrawaddy English Editor Kyaw Zwa Moe in this 2018 op-ed.
Family confirms death of Maj. Win Myo Aung of Light Infantry Battalion No. 105; Tatmadaw admits casualties in Chin State's Paletwa Township, but does not identify them.
Fact-finding mission’s call for sanctions over Rohingya crisis seeks to harm the country and its people, Foreign Ministry says.
U San Aung says former USDP lawmaker U Hla Swe’s speech during anti-sanctions rally violated Article 295(a), which outlaws attacks on religious beliefs.
Technology provided by China’s Huawei; company says service should be available next year, though govt has yet to allocate spectrum, and handsets not yet available.