This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the Chinese Embassy’s controversial recent statement about the dam, and the government’s worrying silence on the project’s future
These Chinese students hope to escape a highly competitive but poor education system back home and land well-paying jobs in Southeast Asia's second biggest economy.
Huawei has a relatively small Canadian operation, but said it has become the 25th largest research and development funder in Canada, thanks to partnerships with universities.
The legislation would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Chinese telecommunications companies that violate U.S. sanctions or export control laws.
The Canadian prime minister has called several world leaders to share concerns about the case of three Canadians Beijing has detained, while China insists it is “not worried.”
China Railway Eryuan Engineering pitches 38km rail project, which the company would fund, to Yangon regional lawmakers
The reasons are many. For one, Myanmar's falling out with the West over the Rohingya crisis gives China leverage to insist on a project neither Naypyitaw nor locals want.
Sun Guoxiang meets leaders of AA, KIA, other non-NCA groups in Laiza, tells them Beijing seeks border stability
Upstream damming and extensive mining of the Mekong's riverbed for sand is causing the delta to sink at a pace of around 2 cm a year, experts and officials said.
Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen has rejected Xi’s calls for reunification and urged China to embrace democracy.
The demonstrations come after a year of incidents said to have undermined confidence in Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy under Chinese rule.
The leader of Peking University Marxist Society was detained and questioned for 24 hours on suspicion of “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble” which is a crime in China.
The government hopes to bolster its online presence to help reach tech-savvy young people who get their information from smartphones.
The killings come a month after an attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi allegedly carried out by the Baloch Liberation Army which opposes China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
In the face of economic and geopolitical influences, Mandalay would do better to work on preservation of its reputation as a cultural capital and promote its heritage and history.