The Tatmadaw is still at the epicenter of politics. No understanding of it will prevent world and domestic leaders from achieving their goals.
President U Htin Kyaw asks Parliament to amend the current April-March fiscal year.
The country’s framework for the peace process promises to ‘make efforts to achieve 30 percent female participation in all political dialogues.’
The sister of a video journalist shot dead while covering the Saffron Revolution in 2007 demands the govt take action.
As the National League for Democracy party turns 29 on Wednesday, The Irrawaddy looks back at Myanmar’s most prominent political party’s history.
The committee specifically objected to the terms ‘genocide,’ ‘ethnic cleansing,’ and ‘atrocities.’
On the 29th anniversary of the founding of the National League for Democracy, the party reaffirms its mission to the public.
Is the party still popular among the public, and if not, does Myanmar have an alternative?
Thailand's Supreme Court sentenced former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in absentia to five years in prison for mismanaging a rice subsidy scheme.
UN Human rights experts say the state counselor should meet with self-identifying Rohingya Muslims who are subjected to ongoing military persecution.
Nationalists from Mandalay region gather to support the state counselor and urge the international community not to interfere in internal affairs.
UN chief Antonio Guterres will publicly brief the Security Council on Thursday on violence in Myanmar.
The Irrawaddy compiles noteworthy extracts from three recent interviews: Radio Free Asia, the Nikkei Asian Review and Asian News International.
Kachin State chief minister Dr. Khet Aung discusses the regional govt’s plans, as well as the controversial Myitsone Dam project.
Govt says squatters are a burden to industrial development and that it will accommodate them before its term expires in 2020.