Tatmadaw’s political role safeguards transition to democracy, Sen-Gen. Min Aung Hlaing tells Asahi Shimbun
In stunning move, Princess Ubolratana breaks tradition of royals eschewing politics
Ruling party proposed forming a committee so that no side would lose face, NLD lawmaker says.
The NLD’s move to amend the Constitution is a first small step in what will surely be a difficult journey.
Daw Lei Lei Maw says she would welcome an official probe into nepotism allegations.
Candidates may use pictures of themselves in campaign material ahead of March vote, YCDC says
Chief minister instructed 3 cabinet members to submit resignation letters on Friday, one of the trio says
Municipal chief neglecting his duties, says U Bo Bo Oo, citing ongoing problems with sanitation, stray dogs and vendors
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
In this pre-election year, defenders of democracy must remain vigilant against any development that could disrupt preparations for the 2020 vote.
Many of ex-spy chief Gen. Khin Nyunt’s victims have forgiven him; by lavishing him with respect, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein goes too far.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
Jim McNalis’ busts of dictators and democracy icons have seen him blacklisted from the country—and invited to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s home
Founders agree to change name from ‘Mon Party’ to ‘Mon Unity Party’
Military government lifts ban on political activity