The Union Parliament has seen heated exchanges about charter amendments between National League for Democracy and military-appointed members.
Myanmar Parliament will be able to vote on legislation to amend the Constitution before its current term ends, Speaker says.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing says the military must maintain its grip on politics to ensure stability.
The worsening war has left the NLD and ANP relatively powerless in Rakhine. So why should the millions who voted for them be expected to have any faith in democracy?
President U Win Myint invites military leaders, state/regional chief ministers and Union-level officials to discuss ICJ prosecution, other issues at meeting in Naypyitaw.
Ethnic parties say UEC’s plan to allow workers to vote in their place of employment after just 90 days of residence will hurt the parties’ chances at the ballot box.
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.
Many of China’s BRI plans are repackaged versions of previously shelved projects driven by the Yunnan provincial government and Chinese state firms, a new study finds.
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.