China's latest state visit shows that Myanmar remains central to Beijing's geopolitical game plan in terms of trade links, energy security and its ambitious Silk Road project.
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The state counselor offered govt assistance as a fire in Yangon worsened, threatening public health.
"There is a big gap between the rate with which this problem is expanding and our response to it," said Sunitha Krishnan.
Southeast Asian leaders will focus on trade wars, the crisis in Myanmar and security tensions in the disputed South China Sea at a summit this weekend.
Leeds United will visit Myanmar despite an army crackdown and the British government's advice against traveling to some areas in the country.
One Union Parliament member, two regional-level representatives in breach of party’s disciplinary, financial rules
Ethnic Kachin communities at home and abroad are urging the UN Security Council to refer Myanmar to the ICC, citing the military's latest offensive in Kachin State.
The Irrawaddy looks back at the major developments in the case of Reuters reporters Ko Wa Lone and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo since their arrest on Dec. 12.
Andy Hall said a Thai court ordered his arrest so that he is present when the Appeals Court announces its verdict on his conviction for defamation and computer crimes.
New strategy needed to deal with army’s increasingly confrontational approach, Gen Baw Kyaw Heh says.
Police Cpt. Moe Yan Naing has been detained for over 120 days without family visits after being accused of passing secret documents to two reporters.
"Secondary forests are a secondary priority," the minister said.
US sanctions on Russian military exports have put the brakes on a $6 billion deal with India and may derail the arms purchases of other US allies in Asia.
Kim Jong Un visited the Chinese Embassy in Pyongyang to express "deep sympathy" over a bus accident that killed 32 Chinese tourists, state media said.
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