As the government equivocates, public outrage against the dam project is building.
The Irrawaddy takes a critical look at the major infrastructure projects which are part of China’s BRI efforts in Myanmar due to get underway this year.
Chinese President Xi told Cambodian PM Hun Sen he would push bilateral trade to $10 billion and strengthen political, economic and security cooperation between the countries.
High-speed rail line will eventually reach Kunming, China as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative
Survey participants also called for ASEAN countries to play a more active role in Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis through mediation rather than diplomatic pressure.
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.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi cautions that implementation must conform to regulations and Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan
Myanmar, Beijing finalizing locations in Shan and Kachin to support China’s Belt and Road Initiative
1,700-km-long project will connect China’s Yunnan Province to Mandalay, Yangon and Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone.