On this week’s edition of Dateline, the panel discusses the dangers of relief work in the wake of the country’s devastating floods.
On this week’s edition of Dateline, the panel discusses the downfall of Shwe Mann and internal discontent within the National League for Democracy.
In the second installment of The Irrawaddy’s interview with Professor Larry Diamond, the democracy scholar discusses the challenges faced by Burma’s democratic opposition.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Kyi Zaw Myint, chief engineer of the Naypyidaw Highway, about how to prevent fatalities along the long, dark road to the capital.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Stanford University Professor Larry Diamond about the electoral implications of Shwe Mann’s fall from grace.
The Myanmar Farmers Development Party says this election it will fight to represent a demographic accounting for an estimated 70 percent of Burma’s population.
On this week’s edition of Dateline Irrawaddy, meteorologist Dr. Tun Lwin and Aung Chan Tha of the Youth Philanthropic Network discuss Burma’s floods crisis.
Political theorist Francis Fukuyama discusses the challenges awaiting Burma’s democratic opposition ahead of the November general election.
The Irrawaddy speaks with Wong Aung, director of the Action Group for Resource Accountability, about Burma’s preparations for EITI compliance.
On this week’s edition, beauty queens Htar Htet Htet and Khin Thandar discuss flood relief, education and the role of women in Burma.
Thein Zaw, chairman of the Mandalay Rice Commodity Exchange, discusses the impacts of widespread flooding in Burma on this important staple crop.
The KBZ group-owned airline, first launched in 1993, is contemplating ways to meet stiff competition from abroad, says senior executive Aye Mra Tha.
On this week’s edition, Robert San Aung and Zaw Thet Htwe discuss the legacy of USDP powerbroker Aung Thaung, who died last week in Singapore.
Magsaysay award-winner Lahpai Seng Raw, one of Myanmar’s leading civil society voices, echoes growing international calls to “do aid differently.”
Win Myo Thu, the director of EcoDev, speaks with The Irrawaddy about combating deforestation and defending the rights and livelihoods of local communities.
Political commentator Dr Yan Myo Thein and Rangoon Division lawmaker Dr Nyo Nyo Thin discuss their predictions for the general election.
The joint-secretary of the Unity and Democracy Party of Kachin State talks about election preparations and challenges in Burma’s conflict-plagued northernmost state.
The November election won’t mean much if the military-drafted Constitution remains unchanged, says 93-year-old Mon National Party chairman Nai Ngwe Thein.
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.