Seeking to counter a rising China, Japanese and Western militaries are forging stronger ties in waters through which a third of the world's maritime trade flows.
Two villagers arrested; protesters refuse to allow firefighters to enter site after setting fires, but relent after negotiating with police.
Suspects believed to be involved in gambling, officials in Shan State border town say.
Both China and the U.S. have ramped up their trade war with both sides imposing new tariffs targeting imports.
Hong Liang will be remembered for his aggressive efforts on behalf of China’s infrastructure, security goals.
Satellite images show construction on what security experts believe to be China’s first aircraft carrier capable of leading a full range of strike group operations.
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.
Not welcome in the West, Tatmadaw leaders are boosting arms purchases from Russia and consultations with China, despite the latter’s ongoing support for border-based EAOs.
Funds to assist IDPs, livelihood projects; expert says ‘small’ grant aimed at assuaging public opposition to Myitsone Dam
Cambodia risks losing the special access to the EU trading bloc over its human rights records.
Xi said China's young should be grateful to the party, the country, the society and the people and avoid what he termed "mistaken thoughts."
Here are the major milestones in the evolution of the controversial Chinese-backed hydropower project, and a who’s who of those behind it.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses who would be responsible for the fallout of a cancelled dam project at Myitsone.
President’s Office spokesman says project not on agenda and assures public of full transparency in negotiations over controversial dam.
Xi said in a keynote speech to the summit that environmental protection must underpin the scheme “to protect the common home we live in.”