Myanmar taxpayers are bearing the burden of repaying the loan to China Development Bank.
Fighting between Myanmar’s army and the Arakan Army has blocked food supplies to Paletwa in Chin State and left hundreds of civilians stranded.
A Rakhine factory worker says he was beaten by Myanmar's military in his village as fighting with the Arakan Army intensifies.
A porn video shot by two Italians at a pagoda in World Heritage-listed Bagan and posted online has prompted calls for harsh penalties for badly behaved foreign tourists.
The Arakan Army and the Myanmar military are trading blame as yet another shell strikes a village, this time injuring 21 young students at a school in Buthidaung.
Bangladesh police have arrested eight suspected traffickers in Cox’s Bazar over Tuesday’s boat sinking in the Bay of Bengal that killed 15 Rohingya women and children.
A team of Yangon scholars says the city enters the pollution red zone each morning, where otherwise healthy people can suffer health problems.
The US attorney general has announced that four Chinese hackers have been charged in connection with the 2017 Equifax data breach.
On this day in 1939, colonial troops in British Burma launched their deadliest crackdown on anti-colonial protestors when they fired on unarmed crowds in Mandalay, killing 17.
One member of Thailand's security forces was killed in a raid into a shopping mall to try to stop a soldier on a rampage that has now killed at least 21 people.
The Kachin Baptist Convention says it is in talks with the military to secure the release of two pastors who allowed a Kachin Revolution Day event in their church.
Whether it’s to celebrate their history, find long-lost loved ones or just enjoy the festivities, people flock to Shan State National Day from all corners of the region
Three years after the murder of prominent NLD lawyer U Ko Ni, The Irrawaddy revisits a 2019 commentary on the history of political assassinations in modern Myanmar.
Authorities nearly caught a group of poachers red-handed in an Ayeyarwady forest reserve Friday when they found a dead wild elephant skinned with its trunk cut off.
Kayan leaders are calling on authorities in the Pa-O Self-Administered Zone to act after a statue of the Virgin Mary belonging to a catholic Kayan community was destroyed.