Hong Liang will be remembered for his aggressive efforts on behalf of China’s infrastructure, security goals.
Group not opposed to NCA, but wants all groups to sign; it has not expanded its army but will maintain readiness, senior official says ahead of 30th anniversary.
The development of the Wa capital Panghsang symbolizes the UWSA’s transformation into a force to be reckoned with, militarily and politically.
During meetings with Ambassador Hong Liang, Kachin leaders felt he pressured them on westerns relations and Belt and Road Initiative projects.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
At the second party congress, lawmakers welcome criticism and reaffirm campaign promises.