Aung Moe Zaw, chair of the formerly exiled Democratic Party for a New Society, outlines the challenges his party faces ahead of the 2015 elections.
On this week’s Dateline Irrawaddy, we reflect on the life and legacy of Win Tin, journalist, co-founder of the NLD and a former political prisoner.
Parliamentarian Aye Maung, representing ethnic groups in recent six-party talks on political reform, discusses the outcome, constitutional change and Aung San Suu Kyi’s political calculus.
On this week’s Dateline Irrawaddy, the panel talks about the changing nature of Burma’s Thingyan festival, including the rise of drunkenness and drug use among young revelers
Dr. Khin Maung Lwin speaks with The Irrawaddy about the alternative medicine market in a country better known for its counterfeit drugs.
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.