The country is only halfway toward the goal of full democracy that was envisioned in 1988.
NLD member’s question removed from list of questions to be asked publicly
Opposition parties have threatened legal action against new seat allocation rules they save have robbed their “democratic front” alliance of a parliamentary majority.
When I do it just fuels wild rumors, the former House Speaker says
For State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, saving the Irrawaddy River means saving herself.
Ask painter, writer and filmmaker U Win Pe—one of Myanmar’s most celebrated living artists—to define his talent and he’ll tell you he’s ‘just a storyteller’.
As the State Counselor prepares to attend the BRI summit in Beijing, the likely political cost of yielding to China is becoming impossible to ignore.
Did the rare gathering of many members of the former gov’t in full regalia at a military ceremony have anything to do with current politics?
U Myint Maung takes office with promise to strip companies of idle farmland
In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the latest effort to amend the Constitution in the context of ethnic groups’ political and security goals.
A detailed breakdown of the chapters and articles most likely to be targeted for reform by the government
On March 14, 1952, U Nu became prime minister after leading the Anti-Fascist People’s Freedom League to victory in the country’s first general election.
The NLD had no choice but to force the military to engage with constitutional reform in Parliament
Banning the Thai Raksa Chart party just before the general election struck a blow to opposition parties' chances of defeating parties allied to the military junta.