The agreement due to be inked next month would push forward the implementation of the US$440 million Myitkyina Economic Development Zone amid fears of land grabs.
Vice President U Myint Swe says BRI projects to bring mutual benefits, thanks Beijing for help on Rohingya issue at event to mark 70th anniversary of People’s Republic.
China’s involvement in Myanmar’s peace process is guided by strategic self-interest, even as it benefits from the conflicts through arms sales and resource extraction.
A look back at the key events in the history of the People’s Republic of China ahead of the 70th anniversary of its founding on Oct. 1.
China is screening pro-Chinese movies along the route of the proposed oil and gas pipelines to Kyaukphyu in Rakhine State.
Minister U Kyaw Tin says Myanmar, China will undertake their first joint boundary inspection in 24 years; aerial photography to begin in January.
Foreign direct investment in the country has increased sharply this year, but concerns over infrastructure, unclear procedures and the Rakhine issue remain.
Ethnic alliance’s attacks in areas crucial to the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor raise doubts about the two countries’ ‘peace will follow development’ strategy.
Dr. Min Ye Paing Hein, 41, brings some youth to the NLD’s ‘gray cabinet’ as deputy industry minister; economic adviser to State Counselor applauds choice as ‘first rate’.
Signing of framework agreement will kick implementation of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative in Myanmar into high gear.
Ten major projects currently planned with powerful neighboring countries promise to address Myanmar’s infrastructure needs, but have the social, environmental and other costs been
As the commander-in-chief visits India, New Delhi and Naypyitaw have much to gain from enhancing mutual ties.
Of 113 projects worth more than $200 million launched in the region in the first nine months of fiscal 2018-19, 65 are from China.
In a message reiterating its previously-stated openness to Chinese-backed BRI projects in war-torn Rakhine State, the Arakan Army is courting foreign investment.
A feasibility study and deep discussions between Kachin State officials and a Chinese company are now underway, despite criticisms over a lack of transparency.