The Irrawaddy charts the fluctuations in Myanmar's key economic and social indicators—GDP, FDI, current account, trade volume and inflation, as well as rankings in corruption, press
The group has given its first Kachin human rights awards to three Kachin community leaders serving six-month jail sentences over an anti-war protest.
The talks aim to pave the way for formal talks in Naypyitaw, but the extent to which the groups can push forward in negotiating their demands remains to be seen.
Educational activities will be the museum’s focus as it marks 110th anniversary of former UN chief’s birth this year.
The SSPP's vice chairman says his group wants to settle its fight with the RCSS in Shan State peacefully and that the military's four-month ceasefire is not likely to achieve much.
The Myanmar military’s recent ceasefire announcement has earned it praise and lingering suspicion among ethnic leaders and observers.
Outgoing UNFPA representative looks back on her work promoting empowerment of women and youth, and helping to organize the first census in decades
After a short hiatus over fears the NCA has drifted from its original purpose, the KNU said it will return to the negotiation table provided implementation is “just and right.”
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the views on this critical issue put forward by participants in the recent peace summit in Naypyitaw.
Ethnic armed groups are meeting in Chiang Mai to decide whether to join a summit with the state counselor and military chief aimed at reviving Myanmar's stalled peace process.
The KNU decided to continue working toward a peace deal with the government after a three-week meeting to review the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement, which it signed in 2015.
The songwriter, bassist and peace charity group founder died of liver cancer on Tuesday. He was 71.
UPC Secretariat Proposes July 11 Start for Latest Round of Peace Talks
Anti-war protesters urge government leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to take action against police who this month broke up a peace rally and arrested them.
To resolve the nuclear conundrum on the Korean peninsula, strong support from the international community as a whole is needed.