Women are “a force for national development” says Ma Nang Lai Kham of the Kanbawza group of companies.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Nyo Nyo Thin about why she hopes to join the NLD and what she aims to accomplish if elected to the Union Parliament.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Lester Tan, managing director of Heineken’s new brewery in Rangoon, about how the company might fare in Burma’s battle of the beers.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Zipporah Sein, vice chairperson of the Karen National Union and leader of a newly formed ethnic negotiating bloc.
Daw Yin Yin Myint, Burma’s first female ambassador in decades, speaks with The Irrawaddy about her role as a top diplomat based in Germany.
Much intrigue surrounds who the National League for Democracy will back as a presidential candidate, but party patron Tin Oo says he’s not in the running.
Aung Htut, chairman of the Mandalay Division Election Commission, speaks with The Irrawaddy about preparing for polls in Burma’s second most populous region.
On this week’s edition of Dateline Irrawaddy, Burmese Editor Aye Chan Myae talks football with guests including Yangon United FC technical director Win Thu Moe.
On this week’s edition of Dateline Irrawaddy, English Editor Kyaw Zwa Moe talks politics with Zin Mar Aung and Cheery Zahau.
A senior negotiator for Burma’s ethnic armed groups talks about apprehensions when it comes to disarmament, as well as discussing the broader peace process.
The president of the Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone, Myat Thin Aung, warns that Burma’s minimum wage increase will threaten the viability of some factories.
The second and final part of The Irrawaddy’s interview with Tin Aye, chairman of the Union Election Commission.
On this week’s edition of Dateline Irrawaddy, Union Election Commission chairman Tin Aye discusses the landmark poll planned for later this year.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Ko Zaw Lin Htut, CEO of the Myanmar Payment Union, on his vision for a “cashless society.”
In this 2013 interview, Yangon Heritage Trust founding chairman Thant Myint-U discusses the challenges facing Rangoon as it transforms into a modern city.
The Democratic Party (Myanmar) chairman discusses how his party plans to contest Burma’s general election, and asks him to divine the country’s political future.
The Irrawaddy speaks with the Arakan Army’s Commander-in-Chief about tensions between Arakan and Burmese troops, the group’s political objectives and his views on Rohingya Muslims.
Interview with Rev. Thein Lwin, cofounder of the Myanmar Christian Fellowship for the Blind, on the challenges faced by disabled students in Burma.
Four years after conflict breaks out in northern Burma, The Irrawaddy speaks with Kachin aid worker Mary Tawm about life in internal displacement camps.
The panel discusses live-fire military exercises by the People’s Liberation Army, held earlier this week on the China-Burma border.