On this week’s edition of Dateline Irrawaddy, Tin Maung Maung Aye discusses his efforts to educate Burma’s child laborers through his Myanmar Mobile Education Project.
Air Mandalay CEO Sai Kham Park Pha speaks with The Irrawaddy about the challenges facing the airline industry in Burma.
Thxa Soe, known for fusing Burmese traditional music and electro, speaks about his creative drive and the overreliance on cover songs in Burma’s music industry.
On this week’s edition of Dateline Irrawaddy, Tin Maung Maung Aye discusses his efforts to educate Burma’s child laborers.
The Irrawaddy speaks to Aung Din, a former student leader and executive director of the US Campaign for Burma from 2003-12.
Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne, founder of Sri Lanka’s Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement, discusses the role of Buddhism in promoting positive social change in Burma.
On this week’s edition of Dateline Irrawaddy, the panel discusses how the bombing of a Chinese village will impact upon Sino-Burmese diplomatic relations.
The Irrawaddy’s Editor in Chief Aung Zaw speaks with Gen. Gun Maw of the Kachin Independence Army about recent conflicts and Burma’s prospects for peace.
Myanmar Lawyers Network’s Kyi Myint and 88 Generation leader Ko Ko Gyi discuss the student protest crackdown, Aung San Suu Kyi’s role and upcoming elections.
The chairman of the Chin Progressive Party talks about obstacles to signing a nationwide ceasefire agreement and the way forward in Myanmar’s peace process.
Sai Khun Naung, managing director of Sai Khun Naung Real Estate Company, discusses the outlook for Rangoon’s booming property market.
The Irrawaddy speaks to survivors of the ferry disaster off the coast of Arakan State, which claimed more than 50 lives on Friday.
Dr Tha Hla Shwe of the Myanmar Red Cross Society discusses the role of his organization and the attack on a humanitarian convoy in Laukkai.
U Maw Lin is deeply worried by rapid urbanization in Rangoon and has urged the government take urgent action to save the former capital’s heritage.
Kyi Myint of the Myanmar Lawyers Network and 88 Generation leader Ko Ko Gyi discuss the Mar. 5 crackdown on protesting students in Rangoon.
Rangoon’s election subcommission chairman talks about preparations for Burma’s general election and the potential impact of political volatility on the much-anticipated vote later this year.
As the dust settles following a brutal crackdown on student protests, The Irrawaddy speaks with education reform advocate Thein Lwin about what transpired in Letpadan.
Ahead of a performance to mark International Women’s Day, Sone Thin Par talks gender inequality and the need for greater female participation in Burmese life.
On this week’s edition of Dateline Irrawaddy, the panel discusses the implications of the latest tête-à-tête between Thein Sein and Aung San Suu Kyi.
After the recent labor unrest, ILO liaison officer Steve Marshall discusses the state of dispute resolution in Burma and plans to set a minimum wage.