The Philippines says China reneged on a promise not to militarize artificial islands in the busy South China Sea waterway.
India mobilizes 60,000 troops ahead of publication of a list that will be used to detect and deport illegal immigrants - mainly Muslims - from Bangladesh.
The Irrawaddy rounds up significant events in what has been a troubled year for Myanmar.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals, groups and events that shaped headlines in 2017, for better or worse.
China has tried to position itself as a party to promote talks between Pakistan and Afghanistan, uneasy neighbors since Pakistan’s independence in 1947.
This week, political analyst Dr. Yan Myo Thein discusses Myanmar turn to China amid growing international pressure over Rakhine issue.
On the State Counselor’s fourth visit to China, The Irrawaddy revisits this story from July 2015 about her first visit.
China’s focus remains firmly fixed on the ‘Myanmar Corridor’ no matter how the dynamics of domestic politics change in Naypyidaw
In meeting with religious leaders, Pope Francis urges respect for differences and peace.
From Mao’s revolution to Belt and Road engagement — A chronology of relations between China and Myanmar from 1949 to today.
Beijing stresses need for border security at a time when army is feeling international chill
A US delegation traveled to troubled Rakhine State to observe the reality on the ground and seek a local perspective.
He plans to meet with senior officials from the People’s Liberation Army while visiting China’s military training institutions, according to a statement released by his office.
China supports Cambodia’s efforts to protect political stability, says Chinese foreign minister, after the country’s main opposition party is dissolved.
During a joint press conference, Wang Yi promises support amid mountain intl pressure on Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis.