Finding a way out of the protracted deadlock over the Constitution will require a level of leadership and political will that has so far been absent.
Army chief has sought to balance dependence on China following Rohingya crisis
The Irrawaddy looks back at how journalists defied their military rulers 30 years ago with a month of unprecedented reporting.
Theingi Su is facing trial for allegedly torturing her maid to death. A Yangon court barred the press from taking photos or videos after her husband’s request.
Thousands of police officers wearing flak jackets and armed with automatic rifles gathered in a display meant to discourage street protests during the election.
Burmese comedians’ political satire reveals how the people think and how their rulers live in fear.
State chief ministers have no such authority, Tatmadaw reminds L Phaung Sho.
USDP spokesperson U Thein Tun Oo discusses the upcoming by-election, the peace process, his party’s efforts to enhance its image and the 2020 election.
The Tatmadaw stated that ethnic rights are covered under citizens’ rights and objected to discussion of the topic.
The return of Suthep, who has a record of mobilizing crowds on the streets in support of the establishment, could be a big asset for the military.
After hearing the arguments, the court in Yangon will rule on whether Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo will be charged under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.
The Irrawaddy discusses the recent sanctions imposed by the EU and Canada on seven high-ranking Myanmar Army officials.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing blames the Kachin Independence Army for the rape and murder of two volunteer teachers more than three years ago in northern Shan State.
Myanmar govt spokesperson says Bangkok Post article about the Myanmar army chief threatening a possible military coup is “totally incorrect.”
A man was shot in Maungdaw by a military column on patrol. He was fishing in an area that the military has deemed off limits for security reasons.