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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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.

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Irrawaddy speaks with Stanford University Professor Larry Diamond about the electoral implications of Shwe Mann’s fall from grace.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Political theorist Francis Fukuyama discusses the challenges awaiting Burma’s democratic opposition ahead of the November general election.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

It was 27 years ago that students led a massive uprising against military rule in Burma—an event that has shaped an entire generation.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The century-old Chin Tsong Palace, known locally as “Kanbawza Yeiktha,” was designated as a cultural heritage site by Burma’s Ministry of Culture last week.

Friday, July 10, 2015

With Myanmar’s political dynamics up in the air ahead of elections in November, China has opened its arms to the influential opposition leader.

Friday, March 27, 2015

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.

Friday, December 5, 2014

As Norwegian King Harald V wraps up a state visit to Burma, The Irrawaddy reflects on the changing relationship between the two nations.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A flamboyant Chinese tycoon left behind a lavish colonial-era palace in central Rangoon.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

An army past has long been the businessman's best asset—but the rules of the game may now be shifting.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

With searching renewed this month at the Yangon and Bago rivers’ confluence, The Irrawaddy looks back at some of the lore surrounding the Dhammazedi Bell.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

As Yangon’s Golden Valley enjoys an unexpected cash bonanza, questions around some surprise beneficiaries of the current reform period are unlikely to go away.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

The legend of the Dhammazedi Bell, supposedly lost in the murky Yangon River, has long chimed with dreamers and schemers alike.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Weeks after the fatal cyclone struck, it remains unclear how many people have died, as the regime plucks improbable statistics out of thin air.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Six years since Cyclone Nargis killed at least 138,000 people in southwestern Burma, The Irrawaddy republishes a commentary from immediately after the disaster.

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