The Irrawaddy discusses Myanmar’s civil-military relations with the executive director of the Tagaung Institute of Political Studies.
Yanghee Lee wraps up a trip to Myanmar lamenting restricted access and allegations of intimidation of her sources by the state.
The effort is seen as a counter to China’s influence, writes Aung Zaw.
After urging the govt to institute martial law in Rakhine State earlier this month, USDP and allies send undisclosed recommendations to military chief.
A military attaché objects to a CSSU meeting, saying it is not in line with the official peace process.
The Irrawaddy revisits commentary on the 2016 Martyrs’ Day events, attended by both Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.
The Irrawaddy revisits this article about the 2016 revamping of Yangon’s Martyrs’ Monument, days before the country observes the 70th anniversary of Martyrs’ Day.
After six months of detention, a lawsuit against U Min Htay alleging that he helped the KIA is accepted.
U Phyo Min Thein sends an apology letter to the commander-in-chief for comments that the military called confrontational.
Villagers line up to tell reporters of military abuses during a rare media visit to conflict-torn Rakhine State.
The ruling party sent a memo stating that the central executive committee had warned U Phyo Min Thein for his comments on the military.
A Lower House lawmaker from Tanai says military action is not the right approach and govt should take the lead.
The govt spokesperson says U Phyo Min Thein’s remarks on the army chief’s position do not reflect the govt’s stance.
Myanmar Army and KIA each blame the other party for the 2-year-old’s death.
Military says chief minister is ‘not suitable.’