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
The reclusive former strongman continues to see a political role for himself and the military, which still takes cues from him.
As the 103rd anniversary of Ludu Daw Amar’s birth was yesterday, The Irrawaddy revisits this story from October 2002 about the journalist’s life.
Chandramukhi Muvvala disappeared minutes after she left her home on Tuesday in Hyderabad, where she is the only transgender candidate participating in Dec. 7 elections.
The 2021 election will pitch Singapore into a rare state of flux at a sensitive time with its economic model under threat, unease over inequality and rising government criticism.
Myanmar’s president appointed the country’s national security adviser U Thaung Tun as the head of a newly formed ministry that aims to boost local and international investment.
Opposition party, finance company accused of arranging loans for constituents ahead of vote
The party will cooperate with ethnic and other like-minded parties in hopes of creating a third party alliance to contest the 2020 elections.
The former Irrawaddy Region Chief Minister U Thein Aung allegedly transferred the funds to a foundation before handing power to the new government in early 2016.
Party’s Central Executive Committee finds that L Phaung Sho’s use of Catholic church land violated its internal rules.
The new party states that it will forge alliances in hopes of forming a coalition government in 2020.
Ruling party’s Executive Committee reviewing Nov. 3 poll results, announces ground-level revamp to prepare for 2020 election
Senior Communist Party of China official Song Tao says Beijing backs continued political role for Tatmadaw.