Myanmar’s Union Election Commission has told 20 opposition parties they face dissolution if they repeat claims about foreign interference in the 2020 general election.
The Myanmar government has announced plans to form a single ministry to handle economic programs as well as plans to support private sector growth.
After years of hardship in camps, thousands of war refugees want a guarantee of peace before going home, as they don’t want to become IDPs again.
Union Parliament agrees to discuss proposal condemning AA’s abduction of ethnic Chin lawmaker U Whei Tin of the NLD and calling for his release.
This week, The Irrawaddy looks at the challenge of plotting Myanmar’s course towards constitutional reform, with lawyer U Kyee Myint and political activist Ko Mya Aye.
The vice chairman of the National League for Democracy and aide to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is seeking medical care in Thailand and may be unable to resume his duties.
NLD MP U Tun Tun Oo says influential and wealthy suspects ignore arrest warrants and go into hiding, undermining the rule of law.
Myanmar’s election commission has proposed draft reforms to Parliament that would let military personnel and their family members cast votes outside military barracks.
The State Counselor's remarks on charter change were misinterpreted by Nikkei Asian Review as well as domestic media that ran stories based on the interview, NLD says.
Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing claims changes to the Constitution will bring peace but ethnic parties say his MPs in Parliament oppose reform.
The National League for Democracy showed confidence in its prospects for the 2020 election as it announced which officials will lead the party’s campaigns.
Bago’s chief minister, U Win Thein, has apologized for telling villagers to propose marriage to female teachers to encourage them not to move away.
Whereas previous governments walked a diplomatic tightrope to achieve ‘neutrality’ in foreign affairs, the current government seems less surefooted.
National and regional NLD leaders warn party lawmakers to work hard and earn voters’ trust ahead of 2020 elections.
Ambassador U Hau Do Suan says the international community is unfairly targeting Myanmar over Rakhine State abuses.